Psychiatric Clinical Officer job at IRC


IRC

Psychiatric Clinical Officer job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 04 September 2022

Hiring Organization: IRC

Job Details:

Scope of work:
Under the supervision of The Medical Officer, the psychiatric clinical officer shall be responsible for provision of mental health care, counselling and active case management. H/she will provide facility and community-based mental health interventions in IRC’s areas of jurisdiction. Assess patients' mental status, develop treatment plans and provide up to date patient care including making referrals to the appropriate services points.

Responsibilities
• Diagnose, treat and provide evidence- based management of patients with mental illness.
• Participate in planning, budgeting, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating psychiatric activities.
• Refer complicated cases to appropriate level of care.
• Ensure maximum protection of mental patients, relatives and staff involved in patient management.
• Participate in integrated community outreaches providing equitable services to cases in the community including assessment of their psychosocial support.
• Identify mental health related gaps and advice programing to deliver client centered interventions.
• Develop capacity of other clinical staffs to implement MHGAP through CPDs and onsite mentorship.
• Maintain a good record keeping system and undertake continuous monitoring and regular evaluation of the project activities.
• Ensure that Medicines, medical supplies and other commodities stocks are monitored


 

Application procedure

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Date Posted: 2022-08-22

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