Rakai Health Sciences Program Medical Officer Jobs in Uganda

Rakai Health Sciences Program Medical Officer Jobs in Uganda

General Position Summary

The position holder will provide technical assistance to ensure timely and quality accelerated HIV care service delivery across all the supported Districts.

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee the implementation and coordination of adolescent Care & treatment activities across Masaka region.
  • Support mentoring & CMEs for HCWs and project teams in relation to HIV/AIDS care and treatment.
  • Support roll out of National HIV treatment guidelines and other related guidelines in HIV/AIDS care as recommended by the funders and Ministry of Health.
  • Spearhead the planning, budgeting and monitoring of expenditure for care and treatment activities across Masaka region
  • Make reports on key activities related to HIV/AIDS treatment in Masaka region as required by the project and its stakeholders including Funders & Ministry of Health.
  • Provide on call/distance TA support for the handling of complicated HIV/AIDS cases.
  • Support Quality Assurance of HIV/AIDS services at facilities and recommend corrective action.
  • Work as part of the Masaka Region HIV Mechanism team that aims at achieving HIV epidemic control.
  • Participate in meetings that review the performance and address bottlenecks affecting HIV/AIDS care and treatment services in Masaka region
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in Medicine and surgery.
  • A master’s degree
    in public health or related field will be an added advantage.
  • Specialized training in HIV/AIDS is an added advantage.
  • Active Registration with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council required.
  • At least 2 years of HIV/AIDS/HIV/AIDS clinical experience.
  • Experience in providing technical Assistance to large scale HIV/AIDS HSS interventions within Ministry of Health structures and systems.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS management.
  • Good working knowledge of HIV/AIDS programs, strategies, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of HIV/AIDS programs.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Knowledge of USG programming policies and regulations, Ministry of Health and district procedures and practices.

    How to apply:

    Applications: 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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