Infectious Disease Institute HIV/TB Clinical Care Coordinator- Arua Regional Referral Hospital Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Disease Institute HIV/TB Clinical Care Coordinator- Arua Regional Referral Hospital Jobs in Uganda


Job Summary:

  • The Clinical Care Coordinator is responsible for working with the hospital management to ensure that HIV service delivery is implemented at the hospital per the work plan, within the broader mandate of the MOH and ACP.

  • He/she will take a leadership as well as a technical role in the provision

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor of medicine and surgery degree from a recognized institution

  • Post graduate training in Public Health or related Medical Field.

  • Additional certified training in HIV/AIDS management

  • Post graduate training in project planning and management

  • Active registration with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Council

  • At least 4-5 years of experience in clinic or hospital-based services. Experience in HIV/AIDS and ART management is critical.

  • A good understanding of PEPFAR care and reporting requirements.

    Responsibilities

    Team Leadership, Coordination and Supervision
    Key Result Area:
    The clinical care coordinator works collaboratively with hospital management to support performance management of project supported staff providing HIV Services.

    Key Activities

  • Work with heads of departments to ensure project supported staff have clear work targets and that evaluations and appraisals are completed on time

  • Ensure that time worked by all staff is recorded on time sheets and correctly endorsed by the designated supervisors

  • Authorized Leave is documented in line with the hospital policy

  • Ensures performance issues and indiscipline are addressed promptly, properly documented, and exemplary performance is recognized in line with HR policies

  • Build and maintain an effective performing team

    Clinical Care Services

    Key Result Area: Provide technical assistance for HIV care and is the lead for the clinical
    team in the provision of services in line with national guidelines

    Key Activities

  • Ensure presence of clinical staff to provide uninterrupted services at the HIV clinic
    (collaborate with hospital supervisors to establish monthly duty rosters)

  • Conducting weekly clinical meetings and keep a record of meeting minutes with action points and follow-on actions

  • Conduct monthly and quarterly data reviews to analyse data, identify gaps and identify suitable interventions. Prepare and submit reports and presentations as due in collaboration with the M&E team
    and other members of the clinical team

  • Coordinate HIV clinic QI activities and provide support for the hospital QI focal person. Progress data on QI projects being implemented and QI functionality reports

  • Provide technical support for HIV preventive services including HIV Counselling and Testing.

  • Work collaboratively with the HIV service delivery team to ensure functional linkages
    within the hospital

    Coordination and Monitoring of Laboratory Hub Performance

    Key Result Areas: The clinical care coordinator works in liaison with hospital management to ensure the laboratory hub functions optimally

    Key Activities

  • Obtain weekly management supervision checklist. Support the hospital director to ensure this is completed and submitted in time.

  • Liaise with the Hospital Laboratory In-Charge and IDI laboratory team to ensure laboratory equipment are maintained and repaired in line with available schedules

  • Support the Hub Coordinator in Laboratory hub rider scheduling, and ensuring the backup rider is engaged when needed

  • Support the Hub Coordinator in ensuring the hub motorbike is maintained and the repair schedules are adhered to, to minimize down-time.

  • Work with the hub coordinator to plan for the Bi-annual laboratory hub review meetings in liaison with project laboratory technical supervisory team.

    Administration

    Key Result Area: The clinical care coordinator in liaison with the Arua Field Office Coordinator
    performs the administrative role on behalf of the project at the hospital.

    Key Activities:

  • Ensure timely submission of documentation to requisition and account for
    funds for project supported activities at the hospitals.

  • Any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Infectious Disease Institute HIV/TB Clinical Care Coordinator- Arua Regional Referral Hospital Jobs in Uganda


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