Cold Chain Technician

at Bunyangabu District Local Government
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted April 15, 2019
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title : Cold Chain Technician
Salary Scale : U6
Reports To : Assistant District Health Officer/Maternal and Child Health Care.
Responsible For : Cold Chain Assistants
Job Purpose
To install and maintain an efficient Cold Chain System for safe storage of vaccines and other Medicines
Key Out puts
i. Plans and budgets prepared;
ii. Cold Chain maintenance monitored and evaluated;
iii. Refrigerators and other cold chain equipment Installed and maintained;
iv. Cold Chain profile updated;
v. Equipment and allocated resources accounted for;
vi. Participation in research activities;
vii. Reports compiled and submitted;
viii. Participation in immunization programmes;
ix. Cold Chain systems established;
x. Guidelines for safe storage of vaccines and other drugs safely enforced; and
xi. Staff performance appraisal done.
Key Functions
i. Planning, budgeting, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating cold chain activities in Health units;
ii. Installing, maintaining and servicing refrigerators and other cold chain equipment;
iii. Preparing and keeping an up-to-date cold chain profile;
iv. Reporting requisitioning and accounting for equipment and allocated resources;
v. Adhering to professional code of Conduct and ethics;
vi. Participating in research activities;

Skills

Planning, organizing and coordinating;
Coaching and mentoring; Information technology;
Concern for quality and standards;
Communication; and
Time management.

Education Requirements

Must have an Ordinary Diploma in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning from a recognized institution.
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