Program Consultant - Clinical Services Director Jobs in Uganda

Program Consultant - Clinical Services Director Jobs in Uganda


IntraHealth International has been implementing the Regional Health Integration for Enhanced Services in Eastern Uganda (RHITES E) since May 2017. Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda (RHITES –E) in Uganda. The purpose of the RHITES-E project is to increase utilization of health services through the following key result areas: increased availability of and accessibility to health services; improved quality of health services; increased availability of resources for public sector health services; improved organization and management of service delivery and increased adoption of healthy behaviors and practices.

The program increases the availability, accessibility and quality of comprehensive and integrated health services (HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria, FP, MNCH and nutrition).

While the senior position, Clinical Services Director, is under recruitment, IntraHealth is seeking a consultant to work in Mbale, Uganda for a period up to three months. During this time the consultant will ‘gap-fill’ for the Director, Clinical Services. S/he will work closely with a team of technical advisors and provide technical leadership and management of the clinical services to contribute to quality of interventions, impact of the work and meeting targets. . S/he will report to the Chief of Party of the RHITES-E Project.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the COP with the clinical services implementation of the RHITES E project
  • Ensure daily operations of implementation activities are on schedule and that reports, new plans and budgets are prepared with sufficient lead time to get the necessary approvals
  • Support COP in compiling and disseminating high-quality periodic reporting in line with USAID and IntraHealth requirements (quarterly and annual progress reports, quarterly financial reports etc.)
  • Ensure the achievement of high quality results for the results focused on increased availability of and accessibility to comprehensive and integrated health services
  • As team lead for the interim process while we recruit a Director
    Clinical Services has been identified and will take on organizational management responsibilities of staff. The consultant will provide technical leadership and guidance to ensure that the clinic results are on track, evidence based and achieving targets.
  • As required, work collaboratively with USAID, the Ministry of Health at all levels, local government authorities and other stakeholders and partners in implementation of the project focused on improved quality, accessibility and availability of heath services to ensure the alignment and integration of the program with the Government of Uganda’s strategies
  • Identify obstacles and risks related to implementation of the health services results in a timely manner and support the COP and technical advisors to adjust implementation accordingly
  • Lead the service delivery team to develop strategies to support key populations and those most vulnerable, particularly in high disease burden geographic areas
  • Integrate gender issues and youth considerations through the activity in alignment with USAID and the Government of Uganda’s national plans
  • Enhance linkages and referrals between the community and the facility to ensure a continuum of response in the delivery of health services
  • If required, represents IntraHealth at a variety of national and international health and development fora, as requested by the COP and as approved by USAID Uganda.

    Requirements

  • Doctor of medicine accompanied by degree or training in public health, social sciences or equivalent field

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th October, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Program Consultant - Clinical Services Director Jobs in Uganda

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