Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau Pediatric - Adolescent Specialist Jobs

Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau Pediatric - Adolescent Specialist Jobs


About US

  • Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination on any basis. We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and psychological safety where equal employment opportunities are available to all.

  • We do not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), marital status, in the locations where we work.

  • For successful implementation of its work, UPMB is inviting applications from suitably qualified individuals to work as part of a professional and self-driven team for the following positions, based in Kampala and Gulu offices.

    Job Summary

  • Under the direct supervision of the regional Team Lead (RTL), the incumbent will work with the Pediatrics and Adolescent Advisor to support private not-for-profit (PNFP) sites to address gaps through optimization of high yielding HIV Testing and Counseling Services approaches, improved retention and viral suppression, provision of HIV/TB care and treatment, scale up services to reach children and adolescents, and strengthen the PNFP institutional capacity and quality for sustainable service delivery.

    Duties

  • Provide technical assistance through mentorship and coaching to front line health workers within Private not for profit health facilities and Community health workers on high impact interventions for improving pediatric and adolescent HIV prevention, case identification, linkage to and retention on treatment and social support including OVC program and viral suppression.

  • Implement and monitor pediatric and adolescent HIV/AIDS capacity building plans
    for PNFP Health facilities in the supported region

  • Disseminate of pediatric and adolescent HIV prevention and treatment guidelines and policies among PNFP health facilities and related platforms within the region

  • Support implementing HFs to integrate pediatric and adolescent HIV prevention, care and treatment into the existing services in line with project objectives.

  • Support PNFP HFs to integrate continuous quality improvement in HIV service delivery to children and adolescents.

  • Support implementing facilities in developing and maintaining strategic partnerships and networks for pediatric and adolescent HIV/AIDS

  • Prepare and timely submit periodic progress reports on pediatric and adolescent HIV intervention as per donor requirements.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in Medicine/Nursing/Midwifery/public health/reproductive health and an additional qualification with child and youth bias with will be an added advantage.

  • At least three years of experience working with a pediatric and adolescent HIV program in a reputable organization.

  • Demonstrated Leadership and team work

  • Produces high quality work in a timely, cost-effective manner

  • Experience in managing quality improvement interventions and mentoring health workers

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Appreciation for the values, mission and vision of UPMB.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau Pediatric - Adolescent Specialist Jobs


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