Uganda Cancer Institute Resource Navigator Jobs

Uganda Cancer Institute Resource Navigator Jobs


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  • Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) in collaboration with American Cancer Society (ACS) is implementing the UCI Patient Navigation Program at UCI with grants from ACS, with the aim of improving the quality of patients’ care at UCI using three types of navigation; Physical Navigation, Clinical Navigation and Resource Navigation.

  • Application should be hand written and addressed to the Executive Director Uganda Cancer Institute.

  • The date line for receipt of application is Monday 3rd February, 2020.

  • Detailed job descriptions and specifications for the advertised posts can be accessed on UCI web site
    www.uci.or.ug
    SNo
    Total Number of vaccancies

  • Senior Assistant Nursing officer U4 1

  • Resource Navigator U4 1

  • Assistant Nursing officer U5 6

  • Lead Physical Navigator U5 1

  • Administrator U5 1

  • Data Assistant U5 1

  • Physical Navigator U7 4

    Uganda Cancer Institute
    Job Descriptions and Persons Specifications for Advvertised Positions Under UCI Patient Na vigation

    Program

    Post

  • Senior Assistant Nursing Officer,

    Navigation (Lead Clinical Navigator)


    Salary scale

  • U4 (SC)


    Reports to

  • Program Manager, Patient Navigation

    Responsible for

  • Clinical Navigators

    Qualification

  • Bachelor of Nursing from a recognized Institution

  • Must have a post graduate diploma in Administration or Health Services
    Management

  • Must be registered with Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council

  • Must have annual practicing license

  • Training in palliative care or counselling is added advantage

  • Experience At least 3 years’ working experience in provision of cancer related services

    Key competencies

  • Accountability

  • Assertiveness and Self confidence

  • Effective communication

  • Concern for quality and standards

  • Ethics and Integrity

  • Flexibility

  • Innovativeness

  • Computer literate

  • Management/leadership skills

  • Team work and team building
    Key duties of the post/key results area

  • Supervises and appraises clinical navigators

  • liaises closely with navigation teams, the Medical Officers & Medical
    Social Workers and data assistant

  • Attend the UCI morbidity and mortality meetings

  • Participates in development of patient navigation tools and materials

  • Assist in the compilation and generation of weekly, monthly and quarterly data and other progress reports

  • Ensure that all entered hard copy data are properly labeled and archived/stored in a systematic manner to facilitate easy retrieval when necessary.

  • Interpret Data, assist in analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports

  • Assist in carrying out program annual survey and in report writing

  • Works closely with the navigation team and gives regular updates on the
    data

  • Participates in the scheduled meeting

  • liaises closely with the biostatistician and data team at UCI

  • Participate in trainings, annual surveys and research

  • Performs any other duties assigned to them by the Project Manager/supervisor

  • Job
    Purpose Responsible for daily data entry, analysis and reporting, and support data
    collection as needed.
    Post Resource Navigator
    Salary scale U4(SC)


  • Type of appointment One-year renewable contract

    Number of openings 1

    Reports to

  • Program Manager, Patient Navigation

  • Qualification Degree in Social Work and Social Administration

  • Additional training in project planning and management will be an added advantage.

  • Experience At least three years’ experience in networking, community development and
    developing partnerships with public, private and not for profit sectors; and raising resources whether in kind support or referral points for support with a
    reputable Institution.

    Key competencies required for the post

  • Accountability

  • Assertiveness and Self confidence

  • Effective communication

  • Concern for quality and standards

  • Ethics and Integrity and confidentiality

  • Flexibility

  • Innovativeness

  • Computer literacy

    Key duties of the post/key results
    area


  • Network and develop partnerships with public, private and not for profit sectors, and raise resources whether in kind support or referral points for support cancer patients with psychosocial needs.

  • Develop and maintain up to date resources directory

  • Liaise with inventory management officer, public relations, hospital administrator and MSW to ensure that UCI policy on donations is updated and implemented to the best interest of patients with Psychosocial and other needs.

  • Set up resource referral system for cancer patients.

  • Liaise with MSW to ensure patients with psychosocial needs are matched with and linked to appropriate resources to meet their needs.

  • Works with MSW to follow up cancer patients linked to resources have
    actually received support.

  • In collaboration with Medical Social Workers and monitors matching of
    patient unmet needs with appropriate services and referrals and support services

  • In collaboration with Medical Social Workers and monitors the linking of
    patent to local or community support groups

  • Document and report on resources navigation activities weekly, monthly,
    quarterly and yearly.

  • Participate in the navigation meetings

  • Maintain accurate records

  • Participate in trainings, annual surveys and research

  • Performs any other duties assigned to them by the Project Manager/ supervisor

    Job Purpose

  • Mobilize and monitors resources to meet the psychosocial and other needs of
    cancer patients

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