Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Paediatric and Adolescent Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Paediatric and Adolescent Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Job Details:

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, Eastern Europe and North America.

Role Position:

  • Paediatric and Adolescent Coordinator (Rwenzori regional office,)
  • Reporting to the Care & Treatment Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing and monitoring the implementation of systems, policies and procedures for aligning ‘Paediatric and Adolescent care’ Standard Operating Procedures from the district level to health facility and community level in line with Baylor Uganda’s mission..

    Overall Responsibilities:
  • To prepare annual and quarterly activity work plan and Budget and monitor the implementation of the planned activities, Develop and monitor the implementation of paediatrics and adolescent capacity building plan based on clearly identifi ed need.
  • Monitor the implementation of interventions for targeted identifi cation of HIV exposed infants and infected children, Develop a system to periodically monitor the implementation of strategies for retention of HIV exposed infants and infected children into care, Develop a system to periodically monitor the implementation of strategies for increasing uptake of adolescent HIV care package and promoting a culture that demarcate characteristics of adolescent friendly services per supported health facility.
  • Bench mark the current status of health facilities in the region regarding HIV testing and care services for children and adolescents, Monitor the integration and implementation of quality improvement into mentorships for paediatric services.
  • Develop and monitor early childhood development strategies for management of psychosocial
    issues aff ecting children in care.
  • Develop and strengthen partnerships and networks, participating in operational research.

    Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
  • A Masters in Pediatrics with a background of a degree in MBChB and registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council preferably with health systems strengthening management training.
  • At least 2 years of experience in managing maternal health programs / projects & 1 year relevant working experience preferably in health development senior management positions, with a reputable international NGO, and direct experience with Government and donor representativess

    Behavioural Competencies:
  • Team & Communications skills;
  • Self motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative
  • Persuasive and convincing

    Job Education Requirements:
  • Degree

    Job Experience Requirements:
  • 1 year

    How to Apply
  • If you believe that you are the right candidate for the above position, please follow the link;
    https://careers.baylor-uganda.org
  • Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified academic documents.
  • Deadline for applications is 4th July 2019.
  • You must have at least a credit 6 in Mathematics and English at Ordirnary Level (UCE).
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview..
  • For more information and job application details, see; Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Paediatric and Adolescent Coordinator Jobs in Uganda


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