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Medical Officer

at Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 13, 2019
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title : Medical Officer
Vacancy Code : MOX01
Classification : Full time
Reporting : Field Office Coordinator
Duty Station : Koboko
Summary of role: The Medical Officer will ensure delivery of quality HIV/AIDS care
and treatment services to clients by providing technical and leadership support to health facility teams.
Major roles and responsibilities
1. Provide leadership to facility-based technical team members to ensure timely
delivery on key project tasks.
2. Lead mentorship and training efforts to build capacity of facility teams to deliver
high quality HIV/AIDS care services.
3. Provide clinical care to HIV/AIDS patients attending IDI-supported health
facilities in line with standard care and treatment guidelines.
4. Coordinate appropriate referral and management of complex patients through liaison with senior care specialists and tertiary treatment centres.
5. Lead performance monitoring initiatives and routine data use activities at IDI
supported health facilities to guide implementation of project activities

Skills

Good communication, organization and management skills
Understands client confidentiality and exhibits high level of ethical conduct
Has basic computer literacy including word processing, excel, internet and power point.

Experience Requirements

Experience and up-to-date technical knowledge of HIV/AIDS clinical care and ART

Education Requirements

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery Degree
Completion of Internship
Full and active registration with the UMDPC
Additional training in HIV/AIDS care and opportunistic infections