Medical Officer (3)

General Summary

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.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to facility-based technical team members to ensure timely delivery on key project tasks.
  • Lead mentorship and training efforts to build capacity of facility teams to deliver high quality HIV/AIDS care services.
  • Provide clinical care to HIV/AIDS patients attending IDI-supported health facilities in line with standard care and treatment guidelines.
  • Coordinate appropriate referral and management of complex patients through liaison with senior care specialists and tertiary treatment centres.
  • Lead performance monitoring initiatives and routine data use activities at IDI-supported health facilities to guide implementation of project activities.
  • Support the health workers to identify, implement and document continuous quality improvement activities along client care and treatment cascades.
  • Coordinate and support facility efforts in follow up of clients to improve linkage, retention and viral suppression rates among clients in HIV care.
  • Support health facilities to compile and submit accurate HMIS and programmatic reports according to project, donor and Ministry of Health timelines.
  • Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.

Person Specification

 Educational 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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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


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MO-X001

Kampala
Full-time


Care and Treatment Advisor



MO-X001
Kampala
Full-time

Care and Treatment Advisor


General Summary

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.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to facility-based technical team members to ensure timely delivery on key project tasks.
  • Lead mentorship and training efforts to build capacity of facility teams to deliver high quality HIV/AIDS care services.
  • Provide clinical care to HIV/AIDS patients attending IDI-supported health facilities in line with standard care and treatment guidelines.
  • Coordinate appropriate referral and management of complex patients through liaison with senior care specialists and tertiary treatment centres.
  • Lead performance monitoring initiatives and routine data use activities at IDI-supported health facilities to guide implementation of project activities.
  • Support the health workers to identify, implement and document continuous quality improvement activities along client care and treatment cascades.
  • Coordinate and support facility efforts in follow up of clients to improve linkage, retention and viral suppression rates among clients in HIV care.
  • Support health facilities to compile and submit accurate HMIS and programmatic reports according to project, donor and Ministry of Health timelines.
  • Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.

Person Specification

 Educational 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

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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


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