Senior Medical Officer

at Kiboga District Local Government
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted December 4, 2019
Category Healthcare
Currency UGX


Job Title : Senior Medical Officer (General Hospital)
Salary Scale : U3
Reports To : Principal Medical Officer
Responsible For : Medical Officer, Senior Clinical Officer,
Job Purpose
To provide and ensure delivery of effective and efficient clinical care in accordance with the national
health service delivery standards.
Key Outputs
i. Patients diagnosed and treated;
ii. Staff supervised and appraised;
iii. Research activities Initiated and conducted;
iv. Quality Assurance Standards monitored and evaluated;
v. Requisitions for equipment, medicines and other supplies made;
vi. Accountability for allocated resources done;
vii. Outreach health services implemented;
viii.Health facilities and equipment maintained;
ix. Advice to clients on health related issues rendered;
x. Periodic reports Prepared and submitted;
xi. Professional and service code of conduct and ethics enforced;
xii. National Health Service Standards ensured; and
xiii. Information & Management systems ensured.
Key Functions
i. Diagnose, treat and manage patients in the unit;
ii. Ensuring that staff adheres to the Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics;
iii. Supervise, and appraise staff performance;


Planning, Organizing and coordinating;
Project Management;
Information management;
Concern for quality and standards;
Ethics & integrity;

Experience Requirements

At least three (3) years working experience as a Health Worker.

Education Requirements

M B. Ch.B or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution.
Must be registered and licensed with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.
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