MNH/CH/ADH Specialist Non-profit Careers – Baylor-Uganda

 

Job Title:    MNH/CH/ADH Specialist

Organisation: Baylor
College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)

Duty Station: 
Uganda

 

About US:

Baylor College of
Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous
not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the
Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a
Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres
of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa
and Eastern Europe.

 

Job Summary:  The MNH/CH/ADH Specialist will develop and
implement systems, policies and procedures to ensure Quality of Care standards
for Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH), Child health (CH), Adolescent health
(ADH) at UNICEF supported districts and ultimately contribute to reduction of
maternal, newborn, child and Adolescent morbidity and mortality.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Develop
and monitor the implementation of MNH/CH/ADH work plan & budget in line
with the district & MoH plans and budget.

·       
Develop
and maintain a competent & motivated MNH/CH/ADH staff in the UNICEF
supported districts and health facilities (HFs) through regular mentorship in
line with the Baylor Uganda Human resources manual and Uganda employment act.

·       
Provide
technical support to establish/strengthen and maintain functional neonatal
health care referral/linkage systems in supported districts for high-risk
babies and mothers to have high-risk newborns mapped in line with MoH
guidelines for MNH.

·       
Periodically
assess sites for capacity gaps and progress on key MNH/CH/ADH indicators and
make recommendations to inform intervention for improved service delivery in
line with MoH guidelines.

·       
Support
initiation and monitoring of relevant QI projects to respond to identified
MNH/CH/ADH service gaps and build capacity of district and HF QI/MPDSR
committees in line with MoH guidelines.

·       
Provide
technical assistance to HF teams to establish/strengthen infection control and
waste management systems for provision of MNH/CH/ADH services in line with MoH
Biosafety and Health Care Waste management guidelines.

·       
Develop
and strengthen partnerships & networks with districts, CBOs, NGOs and other
influential groups for a coordinated and harmonized response for improved
MNH/CH/ADH outcomes.

·       
Provide
technical support during the development of periodic performance targets for
MNH/CH/ADH in ‘district/HF’ PMPs and cluster PMPs, monitoring implementation
and harmonized reporting with other project activities by the cluster  & district/HF then produce periodic
reports to key stakeholders in line with  
objectives.

·       
Participate
in MNH/CH/ADH proposal writing for sustainability or continuity and in maternal
health related operational research through development of abstracts,
manuscripts and case reports and disseminate findings in journals and other
fora in line with Baylor-Uganda research guidelines

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The job
holder should have; 1) Preferably a Master’s degree in Medical-Obstetrics and
Gynaecology or Paediatrics and child Health with a background of a degree in
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or Masters in public health with a
background of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, with health systems
management training.

·       
At least
three years’ experience in MNH/CH/ADH programs/projects with a reputable NGO,
and direct experience working with government and donor representatives

·       
Key
personal competences in Teamwork and communication skills, Must be dynamic,
Persuasive &convincing, self- motivated and able to demonstrate high
initiative.

 

NOTE:

·       
Applications
should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable
professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified
University Transcripts

·       
You must
have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE).
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Please note only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

How to Apply:

All qualified and
interested candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 12th March 2021

 

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