URC Clinicians Jobs in Uganda

URC Clinicians Jobs in Uganda


University Research Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since 2005,
is implementing the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The RHITES EC project started in October 2016 and runs till September 2021. The RHITES EC project supports 12 districts in East-Central Uganda to periodically review their performance data, plan, implement and monitor progress on key indicators in HIV/TB prevention and treatment, Malaria, Nutrition and RNMCAH.

To work with and support respective health facility teams enroll all newly identified HIV positive clients in care and on ART, and to provide high quality HIV Care and treatment services along the care continuum including implementation of the revised national guidelines for HIV prevention, care and treatment through ongoing patient clinical assessments and management, data reviews and reporting, and applying quality improvement approaches to close existing service quality gaps.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in day-to-day running of the HIV/AIDS clinic at supported health facilities including daily enrollment of all newly identified HIV positive clients
  • Work with other health facility staff and project seconded volunteers to strengthen targeted HIV eligibility screening at all facility entry points and testing all those eligible for HIV;
  • Daily review of all HTS services data tools both at facility and from outreaches to track all new HIV positive clients in collaboration with community linkages structures and ensure their enrollment into care and on ART to completion.
  • Daily review of all HTS services data tools both at facility and from outreaches to track all new HIV positive clients in collaboration with community linkages structures and ensure their enrollment into care and on ART to completion.
  • Work with the facility, district and project M&E teams to ensure up-to-date data collection and reporting mechanisms are responsive to the needs of the district, project, MoH and other stakeholders
  • Ensure the project’s, facility’s and district’s HIV/AIDS support for activities is well-coordinated and demonstrate results towards set targets.
  • In collaboration with supported facility, district and cluster staff monitor and support attainment of HIV care enrolment, Care & Treatment Performance targets
  • Work with other facility, district and project staff to plan and
    implement quality improvement activities to improve HIV testing outputs, enrollment into care and on ART, clinical and laboratory services aimed at improved delivery of HIV continuum of services.
  • Support facilities in forecasting, quantifying and requisitioning adequate commodities to support the HIV care continuum including ARVs, HIV test kits and viral load kits.

    Requirements

  • A Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Nursing with clinical services delivery improvement
    Additional training in HIV/AIDS clinical management
  • Knowledge in clinical HIV/AIDS management, including the current national guidelines for HIV prevention, care and treatment
  • At least 2 years’ experience in managing HIV/AIDS in clinical settings
  • Willingness to work in rural setting.Excellent Counselling, Interpersonal, Communication and Computer Skills.
  • Ability to communicate in the language dialects used in East Central region (Lusoga, Lugweri, Swahili, Samia, Luganda)

    How to Apply

    Qualified applicants should hand deliver OR send via E-mail their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references by Friday, September 20th, 2019 at 2:00pm addressed to:

    Human Resource Coordinator
    University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
    Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division
    P.O. Box 5053, Jinja, Uganda
    Tel: +256 (0) 393 217 617, +256 200 300 900


    E-mail: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com

    For more information and job application details, see; URC Clinicians Jobs in Uganda

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