Rakai Health Sciences Program HIV Care and Treatment Officer Jobs in Uganda

Rakai Health Sciences Program HIV Care and Treatment Officer Jobs in Uganda

General Position Summary

The position holder shall mentor and support district Health workers in providing quality care and treatment services to HIV positive clients and ensure achievement of treatment targets.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide technical assistance and mentorship for health workers in HIV/AIDS care
  • Provide continuous clinical mentoring in all areas including reporting for all related MoH reports
  • Support and participate in a Continuous Medical Education (CME) programs for all staff
  • Support coordination of health education talks in HIV/AIDS related fields
  • Lead and strengthen quality improvement activities in all HIV/AIDS related fields at all facilities
  • Support referral and linkages for clients receiving care at supported facilities
  • Support roll out of treatment guidelines from MoH to all facilities.
  • Support Health facilities to review weekly data on linkage and those starting ART.
  • Coordinate and facilitate activities for expert clients and linkage facilitators
  • Support DSDM models in all supported activities
  • Any other assigned duties in line with your role

    Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • A Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health from a reputable institution.
  • Possess valid registration
    with the relevant licensing body.
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle is a requirement with a valid riding permit.
  • Willingness to work with Key populations like CSWs, Long distance truck drivers, fisher folk without discrimination is required.
  • Working experience in a similar HIV care setting will be an added advantage.
  • Willingness to work and reside in the rural community of Butambala.
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills.
  • Fluent in Luganda which is the most commonly used local language in the area of scope
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.

    How to apply:


    All interested Candidates possessing the above attributes can send their applications including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees), copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the HR Manager to This email address is being protected from spambots.

    You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Kindly indicate the Job title under subject of the mail. Only Online applications will be considered.

    Deadline for Submission: Close of business by 5:00pm, Tuesday, 31st December 2019 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

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