4 Fresher Clinical Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Medical Teams International (MTI)

Job Title:   Clinical Officers (4 Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Medical Teams International

Duty Station:   Uganda

 

About US:

Medical Teams International is a faith-based not for profit health relief and development organization with a Calling “Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.” MTI-UG has operations in West Nile and South western Uganda. We provide Comprehensive Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition.

 

Job Summary: Responsible for performing consultations in OPD and IPD units to diagnose, treat and manage patients in line with MoH and UNHCR guidelines. Controls the rational distribution of medicine and attends to emergency cases in the health facility.

Job Location: Adjumani & Moyo

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Perform OPD/IPD ward rounds to assess patient condition, diagnose and prescribe treatment and/or refer complicated cases in line with clinical guidelines and hygiene protocols
  • Determine when OPD/IPD patients should be discharged or transferred, ensuring referrals are managed efficiently to minimize complications
  • Control the rational distribution of medicine and equipment; ensure sterilization and good maintenance of medical equipment, report any malfunctioning to supervisor
  • Keep the patient and family informed about the illness and provide appropriate explanations about the treatment to follow; verify understanding to ensure informed consent and adherence to treatment
  • Ensure data traceability by recording all medical activities on patient’s card and in registration books such that patient treatment is continuous
  • Attend to emergency cases in the health facility
  • Participate in community mobilization and sensitization on curative and preventative health services
  • Ensure general hygiene standards and universal precautions are followed at all times and implement and monitor actions to reduce bio-hazard risks and improve infection control
  • Ensure ongoing training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the quality of care
  • Ensure that medical decisions are made with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
  • Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and participate in capacity building opportunities
  • Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary process as per MTI policy
  • Ensure data collected is accurate and submit reports according to schedule
  • Other duties as assigned




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery is required
  • Registration with Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council
  • Valid practicing license is required
  • Two years of clinical medicine experience is required
  • Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of primary health care, maternal and child health, reproductive health, HIV and AIDS and communicable diseases
  • Knowledge of professional clinical medicine principles, procedures and techniques
  • Knowledge of medicines, hygiene protocol and IPC measures
  • Skilled in applying clinical medicine principles and procedures in the evaluation and treatment of patients
  • Skilled in prescribing correct medication
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A good command of both written and spoken English
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information and adhere to professional code of conduct
  • Ability to treat all patients and staff with respect, without prejudice
  • Ability to provide high quality, ethical, compassionate care that places the needs of the patient first
  • Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy
  • Ability to be flexible and manage stress
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

 

 

How to Apply:

All Interested candidates who meet the minimum criteria should apply online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 26th May 2021

 

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