Baylor Uganda Regional Coordinator- Infection Prevention and Control Jobs

Baylor Uganda Regional Coordinator- Infection Prevention and Control Jobs


Job Summary

  • The successful candidate will support the implementation of the antimicrobial national action plan by strengthening infection prevention and control(IPC) and antimicrobial stewardship implementation in health care facilities and in the animal and environment sectors and regional and district level.

  • Wil also support case management and IPC efforts during outbreak investigation and response.

    Overall Responsibilities

  • Work with the Project coordinator and Director to Plan, budget, implement and report on project activities.

  • Support health care facilities and PoE to institute and operationalize IPC committees and implement IPC activities.

  • Support health care facilities to institute and operationalize medicines and therapeutic committees.

  • Conduct capacity building activities including CME’s on IPC and antibiotic stewardship.

  • Participate in development, dissemination and monitoring implementation of national level IPC and antibiotic stewardships guidelines and SOPs.

  • Participate in IPC technical working group meetings

  • Participate in development and dissemination of national case management and IPC guidelines during outbreaks.

  • Provide TA to district task forces on implementation of case management and IPC activities during outbreaks.

  • Lead coordination of case management and IPC efforts in the region during outbreaks.

  • Support implementation of antibiotic stewardship activities at health facilities
    Participate in joint supportive supervision and mentorship of health care workers.

  • Support integration of Infection prevention and control into health facility and district work plans and budgets.

  • Lead evaluation of hospital acquired infections and antibiotic use.

  • Lead
    capacity building for continuous quality improvement of IPC and antibiotic stewardship activities.

  • Participate in the dissemination of epidemiological findings through reports, presentations and peer-reviewed publications at sub-national, national level and international levels

    Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

  • MBChB or BSC Nursing degree health related field.· Minimum of 3 years’ experience providing clinical care in a health care setting.

  • Experience working in the health systems strengthening projects is an added advantage

  • Advanced degree in Field Epidemiology or Public Health

  • 2 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 Regional Coordinator- Infection Prevention and Control Jobs

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