02 Care and Treatment Specialists jobs at Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau


Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau

02 Care and Treatment Specialists jobs

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 02

Deadline: 18 March 2022

Hiring Organization: Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau

Job Details:

Title CARE AND TREATMENT SPECIALISTS (2)
Organisation LSDA
Reports to REGIONAL TEAM LEAD
Duty Station JINJA (1) AND MBARARA (1) REGIONAL OFFICES

About US
The Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau, a leading Christian organization coordinating over 302 health centers and 18 hospitals all over Uganda, is inviting applications for the following position from suitably qualified individuals to work as part of a professional and self-driven team

JOB PURPOSE: The Care and Treatment Specialist will provide technical support to ensure timely and quality accelerated HIV/AIDS service delivery in the supported districts. S/he will participate in the planning, coordination and evaluation of project activities designed to enhance capabilities, governance and functionality of implementing facilities. He/she will coordinate capacity-building efforts to reinforce competencies of care and treatment Specialists and Officers.

Job Summary
Key Duties and Responsibility
• Provide technical assistance to HIV/AIDS/TB care and treatment for the key thematic areas
• Provide program management and technical support to implementing facilities on Care and Treatment at regional level.
• Design, monitor and report on key activities related to HIV/AIDS/TB Care and Treatment scale up in the implementing facilities.
• Support Mentorship and coaching activities for HCWs in relation to comprehensive HIV/AIDS/TB care and treatment in the Cluster areas.
• Provide on call/distance Technical Assistance support for the handling of complicated cases
• Support Quality Assurance of HIV/AIDS/TB services at facilities and recommend corrective action
• Take lead in documentation of best and promising practices for sharing at District, regional and national forums for program learning and improvement.
• Work with the regional M&E Specialist to compile periodic reports and share them with the Regional Team Lead for onward submission.
• Ensure that all project objectives are met through effective planning and coordination of technical assistance.
• Develop work plans, budgets and narratives for the purpose of project planning for the region Cluster.
• Support design of HIV/AIDS and TB capacity building interventions and monitoring of results in line with the national policy standard guidelines.
• Work with the Health Facilities in the region to ensure effective delivery of HIV/AIDS, TB services to the target populations.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB).
• Active Registration with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council is a MUST.
• A post graduate qualification in Public Health or related field will be an added advantage.
• Additional Training: Specialized training in HIV/AIDS is an added advantage.
• At least 5 years of HIV/AIDS/TB clinical experience.
• Experience in providing Technical Assistance to large scale HIV/AIDS.
• Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS/TB management.
• Good working knowledge of HIV/AIDS/TB programs, strategies, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of HIV/AIDS programs.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
• Demonstrated computer skills in MS Office Applications
• Demonstrated leadership and team-building skills.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively in a team.
• Knowledge of USG programming policies and regulations.
• Ability and willingness to work flexible hours as needed and with minimum supervision.
• Willingness to abide by UPMB values

Deadline 2022-03-18

Application procedure

Use the link below to apply.
https://upmb.co.ug/?page_id=1759

Date Posted: 2022-03-15

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