IRC Medical Officer Jobs in Uganda
IRC Medical Officer Jobs in Uganda
Job Overview/Summary: Under the guidance of Health manager, the Medical Officer shall be responsible for ensuring that effective, efficient and quality clinical Services are provided at the respective health facilities where he/ she shall be stationed.
He/ She shall be responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical supplies are available for effective service delivery.
The medical officer will work in collaboration with other officers in Community Health and Reproductive health to ensure that there is on-going provision of services that are safe for the beneficiaries both at the community level and health facility.
He/ she shall also give oversight and guidance to the health workers on proper management of medical conditions according to the Ministry of Health guidelines.
Quality Clinical service for patients provided. This will include services at OPD, IPD and Maternity units
High risk cases identified, reviewed and referred appropriately.
Ward or health unit activities organized and managed.
Staff performance appraisal done timely.
Activity reports submitted timely.
Provide comprehensive evaluation and delivery of health services to persons of concern according to ministry of health guidelines and protocols and UNHCR public health strategy.
Coordinate integrated service delivery at the health facilities including, but not limited to; mental health, NCD’s, Nutrition, HIV care and RH including coordination of consultancy and outreach visits.
Conduct daily ward rounds for IPD patients and attend to all emergencies both medical and surgical while on duty.
Ensure adequate health team coverage of the clinics and rationale prescription and use of medicines and medical supplies.
Monitor availability of supplies and promptly alert the clinical services and health managers.
Coordinate clinical audits, chart reviews and mortality audits as part of continuous learning and improvement of activities.
Identify training needs and provide just-in-time training and mentorship for the multi-disciplinary health care teams.
Promptly evaluate patients for referral and follow up to ensure services are accessed at the point of referral
Support the implementation
of emergency reproductive health services including basic emergency obstetric and neonatal care.
Coordinate with district health authorities and other agencies to avoid duplication of services in the settlements and to optimize health outcomes through increased access to life saving interventions.
Actively participate in mobilizing and educating the refugee community to adopt health promoting behaviors.
Ensure consistent and timely collection, utilization and reporting of community health and facility based health data.
Represent the health program and maintain effective and cordial relationship with district health authorities and other district officials, UN agencies, Community leaders and other NGO’s.
Conduct disease surveillance activities and manage outbreaks.
Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery
Must be registered with Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioner’s council
Must possess a valid practicing license
At least two years’ experience in clinical work in humanitarian setting.
Good track record of clinical management of common ailments.
Knowledge of grants management.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
Working contacts within health sector, including district health care authorities and other NGO’s.
Fluency in English and any other relevant local language.
Strong analytical orientation and sound judgment
Proactiveness, resourcefulness, punctuality, responsibility.
Excellent administrative/management skills
Excellent presentation and communication skills.
Solid understanding of the social, economic and political context of a refugee setting.
Dedication to the IRC principles and demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with persons of different national and cultural background
Proficiency in current office software applications (MS- word, excel, PowerPoint).
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; IRC Medical Officer Jobs in Uganda
Find jobs in Uganda. Jobs - Uganda jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Ugandan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Uganda.
Jobs in Uganda - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Uganda.
Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Uganda posted and updated daily - click here!
Click here to post comments
Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to NGO Jobs in Africa.