Rakai Health Sciences Program Medical Officer Jobs in Uganda

Rakai Health Sciences Program Medical Officer Jobs in Uganda


  • Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio - medical research and service delivery organization. RHSP strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community-based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the districts of South-central Uganda.

    Medical Officer

  • The position holder will oversee clinical management of patients and supervision to clinical teams, offer medical care to RHSP staff and study participants and support provision of HIV care services.

  • He/she will also support medical consultations on cases referred from the community with the aim of providing excellent service delivery.

  • May also support research activities. .

    Job Responsibilities

    • Provide comprehensive HIV care and treatment to clients in line with current MOH treatment guidelines.

    • Lead in the clinical and Laboratory monitoring of patients enrolled in care.

    • Participate in the improvement of patients’ quality of life through diagnosis, treatment and appropriate referral of patients.

    • Oversee continuous quality improvement efforts in the clinic that are aimed at improving the quality of services provision.

    • Support Continuing medical education for other service providers

    • Mentor the clinical team to build their technical skills in prevention, diagnosis and holistic management clients in care.

    • Provide medical consultation to RHSP staff, their children and research participants.

    • Participate in implementation and supervision of Research studies as assigned by management

    Knowledge and Experience

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and surgery.

    • Certificate of Completion
    of Internship

    • Specialized training in HIV/AIDS is an added advantage.

    • Active Registration with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council required.

    • At least One year of Service post internship

    • Experience in providing technical Assistance to other service providers 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.

    How to Apply

  • All interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send their; applications including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees(include email address & contact number), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates in one document addressed to the HR Manager to

  • jobs@rhsp.org .

  • Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of the email.

  • Only online applications will be considered.

  • Deadline for Submission Tuesday 31st March 2020 by 5:00pm.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.


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