Baylor Uganda Technical Officer – VMMC Community Health Educator Jobs

Baylor Uganda Technical Officer – VMMC Community Health Educator Jobs

Job Summary

  • The VMMC Health Educator is responsible for assessing the clinical problems of clients and carry out circumcisions. He/ She will also support VMMC related training and will provide technical camp leadership for VMMC service provision, quality assurance, and quality improvement for better clinical outcomes.

    Overall Responsibilities

  • Work closely with district VMMC teams and the follow up nurse and CO (TBD) at static sites.

  • Support the district and community structures to sensitize communities.

  • Support district VMMC counsellors (at your static sites) to provide appropriate health education, counselling and VMMC /HIV Prevention messaging.

  • Provide appropriate IEC materials and messages for VMMC counsellors and clients

  • Support the district and community structures to mobilize eligible clients with particular focus on the priority age group (15-29 years) for VMMC

  • Support district VMMC counsellors in counselling clients before the VMMC procedures.

  • Identify training needs of district staff and coordinate VMMC related trainings with the capacity building team.

  • Support timely follow up of clients following VMMC as per standards

  • Support the site VMMC Teams, follow up staff and community structures to track clients who miss appointments and report adverse events.

    Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or equivalent.

  • Must be registered with the Allied Health professionals’ Council.

  • At least 3 years’ experience in providing VMMC services.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to ride a motorcycle is an added advantage.

  • Must be willing to work in rural settings.

  • 3 Years Relevant Experience.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Baylor Uganda Technical Officer – VMMC Community Health Educator Jobs

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