Uganda Episcopal Conference HIV Care and Treatment Project Officer Jobs in Uganda

Uganda Episcopal Conference Jobs in Uganda



The Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC) is the legal body of Catholic Bishops of Uganda implementing the Kampala HIV/AIDS Project through its Health Department with funding from the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI). Within the framework of the Inter Medical Bureau Coalition (IBC), the project provides comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in Private-Not-For Profit (PNFP) Health Care Facilities (HCFs) in Kampala and Wakiso Districts. The Uganda Episcopal Conference would like to fill the following positions with quality and highly motivated candidates able to work with a dynamic project team at the Uganda Catholic Secretariat.


Uganda Episcopal Conference HIV Care and Treatment Project Officer Jobs in Uganda

Position: HIV Care and Treatment Project Officer

Vacancies: 2

Job Placement: At UCMB Nsambya offices- Kampala district.

Supervisor: Senior Clinical HIV/TB Technical Advisor



Job Description

The HIV Care and Treatment Project Officer will be working with the Senior HIV Technical Advisor in supporting PNFP facilities under the Kampala Region HIV Project (KHP) to offer quality HIV services for HIV care, treatment, TB/HIV and eMTCT services in pursuit of the UNAIDS goals of 95-95-95 and attainment of HIV epidemic control in the Kampala Region (Kampala and Wakiso).

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical guidance to Private Not For Profit (PNFP) supported facilities in the Kampala Region to ensure that comprehensive HIV/AIDS services are offered that is prevention, HIV case identification, linkage to treatment, ART and sustained viral suppression.
  • Collaborate with other project team members to ensure national and treatment standards, guidelines and protocols are adhered to.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to the supported facilities to develop and implement annual work plans.
  • Conduct quarterly assessment of facility performance develop and excute technical assistance plans to improve facility performance .
  • Support
    quality assurance activities in the area of care and treatment.
  • Provide regular support supervision, mentoring and coaching of facility staffs in various HIV/AIDS components ranging from eMTCT, adult and Pediatric care, TB/HIV collaboration, co-morbidities management, gender integration, KP/PP-focused services and nutrition.
  • Provide prompt support in clinical management for complicated cases presented by facility staffs.
  • Support PNFP facilities to strengthen viral load monitoring activities, intensive adherence counseling and ensure functional switch committees at the facilities.
  • In conjunction with facility staff develop cases summaries and other required documentation for learning as well as access to 3rd line regimens.
  • Identify areas for quality improvement interventions under Care and Treatment/eMTCT and follow up the QI projects to institutionalize and sustain quality HIV care in supported facilities.
  • Support facilities to transition patients to optimal ART regimens as per the evolving MOH guidelines.
  • Liaise with the other team members to strengthen community-based interventions, referrals and linkages that assure viral suppression and retention in care.


    Qualifications/Competencies:

  • Diploma in Clinical medicine from a recognized Institution.
  • Five years clinical experience in HIV/AIDS service provision including mentorship to lower level facilities.
  • Training as a MOH/district mentor in the most current HIV/AIDS interventions.
  • Experience in undertaking quality improvement interventions in HIV/AIDS activities with demonstrable positive outcomes.
  • Prior experience of providing technical support to lower level facilities is an added advantage.
  • Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Good oral and written communication skills.

    Eligible and interested candidates should apply and attach their signed CVs, copies of certificates, degrees, and testimonials to the address below not later than 4th September 2019

    The Secretary General

    Uganda Catholic Secretariat,

    Plot 672, Hanlon Road – Nsambya Hill

    P.O. Box 2886 Kampala


    For more information and job applications details, see; Uganda Episcopal Conference Jobs in Uganda

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