Baylor Uganda Public Health Specialists Jobs

Baylor Uganda Public Health Specialists Jobs


Job Summary

  • The Public Health Specialist will twin with the respective District Health Officers to build the capacity of the district staff; together they will monitor and supervise service delivery; and provide overall technical support to the district teams.

  • S/he will ensure adherence to HTS protocols to identify HIV positive clients (1st 95); that all identified HIV positive clients are linked to and initiated on ART (2nd 95); coordinate implementation of care and treatment, DSDM for HTS and care; coordinate HSS activities with the DHO and the Project Manager; and ensure quality and appropriate services are delivered to improve retention of clients in care and viral suppression (3rd 95).

  • He will assume the overall leadership of the cluster field teams.

    Overall Responsibilities

  • The Public Health Specialist will twin with the respective District Health Officers to build the capacity of the district staff; together they will monitor and supervise service delivery; and provide overall technical support to the district teams.

  • S/he will ensure adherence to HTS protocols to identify HIV positive clients (1st 95); that all identified HIV positive clients are linked to and initiated on ART (2nd 95); coordinate implementation of care and treatment, DSDM for HTS and care; coordinate HSS activities with the DHO and the Project Manager; and ensure quality and appropriate services are delivered to improve retention of
    clients in care and viral suppression (3rd 95).

  • will assume the overall leadership of the cluster field teams.

    Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

  • MB ChB and registration with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council

  • Personal competencies in team building and good communication skills.

  • Being dynamic, Persuasive & convincing, self- motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Experience as a supervisor in clinic or hospital-based services.

  • Knowledge of HIV/TB and ART

  • Knowledge of community based health care and advocacy

  • Knowledge of district health systems and protocols

  • 5 Years Relevant Experience

    Note

  • Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts

  • You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE).

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

  • Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Baylor Uganda Public Health Specialists Jobs

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