AIDS Healthcare foundation Clinical Officer Jobs in Uganda

AIDS Healthcare foundation Clinical Officer Jobs in Uganda


Job Details

  • AIDS Healthcare foundation (AHF) is an International not for profit NOO, with its Headquarter based in Los Angeles, California.

  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation in registered in Uganda as AIDS Healthcare Foundation Uganda Cares (AHF-Uganda Cares) which is collaboration between the Uganda Ministry of Health and AIDS Healthcare Foundation (U.S.A) to provide free HIV and AIDS services; including antiretroviral therapy in resource constrained settings.

  • AHF - Uganda Cares to date operates in 23 districts including; Masaka, Kampala, Rakai, Kyotera, Lyantonde, Soroti, Lwengo, Luweero, Bukomansimbi, Kalungu, Kalangala, Masindi, Amuria, Butambala, Gomba, Nakasongola, Nakaseke, Buikwe, Ntungamo, Tororo, Kapelebyong, Gulu, Busia and supports 52 clinic sites country wide.

  • The organization now seeks to hire highly competent, dynamic and experienced persons to fill the position below.

    Clinical Officer

  • There are 5 position: based at Masaka ART Clinic, Kyazanga HC IV, Kalangala Hospital, Amuria HC IV and Soroti Hospital. .

    The clinical officer will have the following duties among others

  • Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of Medical Officer in Charge.

  • Orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs.

  • Reviews laboratory test results and other reports.

  • Records physical findings and formulates plan and prognosis based on patient's condition; discusses case with physician and other health professionals to prepare comprehensive patient care plan.

  • Prescribes medication or other forms of treatment such as physical therapy, occupational therapy or related therapeutic procedures; refills medication.

  • Supervises
    nurses, HIV Medics and ART Aides and any other staff as delegated by Medical Officer in Charge

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or its equivalent from a recognized university institution.

  • Must be registered with the Allied Health Professional Council

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in managing HIV positive patients.

  • In-depth knowledge of antiretroviral Therapy as well as the current HIV and AIDS prevention, care and treatment guidelines.

    Job Education Requirements

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine

    Job Experience Requirements

  • 2 years

    Job application procedure

  • To be considered for this recruitment, please

  • Address your email application (Cover Letter and CV ONLY) to: globalhr.africa@aidshealth.org mentioning clearly Position and Location in the subject line.

  • The email should not be larger than 2 MB - any larger email will not be considered.
    Including Address your hard copy application telephone contact details to the:
    Human Resources Manager,
    AIDS Healthcare Foundation
    Plot 548
    Kira Road, Kampala.

    Deadline

  • Friday 31 January, 2020 at 5:00pm
    AIDS Healthcare Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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