Volunteer Service Overseas Obstetrician - Gynaecologist Jobs in Uganda

Volunteer Service Overseas Obstetrician - Gynaecologist Jobs in Uganda


  • VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone.

  • At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently.

  • We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions.

  • In 2018/19, VSO supported over one million of the poorest and most excluded people in 23 countries across Africa and Asia.

    Why volunteer?

  • Volunteering with VSO is your opportunity to improve lives and gain unforgettable experiences.

  • You will immerse yourself in a new culture, face fresh challenges and build new friendships whilst doing something truly fulfilling.

    Role overview

    The ideal person in this role will

    •Work in collaboration with the Regional Health Management Team (RHMT) to strengthen gynaecological services in targeted health facilities and improve quality of cesarean sections

    •Build the capacity of medical officers, health workers and clinical leads in essential and emergency maternal obstetrics care through training, job coaching, mentoring and support supervision

    •Support strengthening functioning of maternity, labour wards and level four health care facilities

    •Provide technical capacity building support to health workers in conducting ultrasound scans of pregnant women (applicable for Sierra Leone)

    •Plan and organise outreach MNH services with the help of care workers and DHMTs (applicable for Sierra Leone)

    Disclaimer

  • These objectives
    are subject to improvement/modification after discussion with the project manager as well as the implementing partner.

    Skills, qualifications and experience
    Essential


    •Qualified Medical degree with specialization in Obstetrics/Gynaecology

    •A minimum of 3-5 years of post-qualification work experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

    Note

  • For Sierra Leone – The ideal candidate should have expert experience in ultrasound machine/V-Scan

    •Qualified Medical degree with specialization in Obstetrics/Gynaecology

    •A minimum of 3-5 years of post-qualification work experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

    Note

  • For Sierra Leone – The ideal candidate should have expert experience in ultrasound machine/V-Scan

    •Obstetrics experience including labour management and recognition of obstetric emergency

    •You are fully accredited in your home country

    •You have the ability to work with limited technical resources

    •You have experience in training, coaching and supervision

    •Fluent English proficiency

    •IT skills (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Volunteer Service Overseas Obstetrician - Gynaecologist Jobs in Uganda

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