Infectious Diseases Institute District EMTCT Services Officer Jobs in Uganda
Infectious Diseases Institute District EMTCT Services Officer Jobs in UgandaJob Title
: District EMTCT Services OfficerVacancy Code
: LocumReporting line
: Field Office CoordinatorDuration
: 2 MonthsDuty Station
: HoimaJob Summary:
The District EMTCT services officer will spearhead mentorship and supervise the
district frontline health workers in both technical aspects of maternal and child health
(MCH), elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV (EMTCT) and in
professionalism health care delivery.
Their major roles include coordinating trainings,
providing mentorship, supporting documentation and reporting related to MCH and
EMTCT performance indicators. Key Duties and Responsibilities Providing mentorship to front line health workers within the district health
facilities in delivery of elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV
services (Option B+), early infant diagnosis (EID) care and related Maternal and
child care in the districts.
Support implementation and use of MoH guidelines and ensure compliance with
She/he coordinates required trainings for the district staff in relation to
implementation of EMTCT.
Support continuous professional medical education at the health facilities in line
with EMTCT and related MCH areas.
Facilitate continuous quality improvement activities to improve EMTCT within
the district health facilities.
Participate in QA/QC for services in project-supported facilities in the districts.
Ensure that all heath facilities make and submit required reports in time and also
generate reports for the program reporting.
Ensure the health workers obtain the updated and required tools to support
Coordinate and support follow up of clients to improve retention in care for
Option B+ patients and their exposed infants.
Support integration of maternal care within EID care points to support client
Coordinate technical support supervision for Health facilities in the district.
Completion of Registered training in Midwifery, Clinical Medicine or Nursing
from a recognized education institution.
Training in elimination of mother to child transmission Option B+ or
comprehensive HIV management.
Required Experience and skills:
Minimum of 3 years work experience in a busy clinical setting preferably in the
district health system setting.
Knowledge, understanding and application of maternal and child health issues
especially in the EMTCT and EID care continuum.
Knowledge of good nursing procedures and practices.
Report writing skills and basic knowledge of Microsoft word, excel and power
Attention to detail, especially regarding data accuracy.
Team player and management skills.
Good communication skills.
How to apply;
Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above
position, please send your CVs, which should include details of email address (if any),
present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three
(3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 22nd
(Email your application and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and let’s save the
1. IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any
other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
2. Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for
a period of at least one year will be given priority.
3. Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one
4. Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
5. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
6. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Senior Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda