Medical Officer at Baylor Uganda

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Job Summary

Provision of appropriate care and services to pediatric and adolescent patients and their families through monitoring the implementation of HIV/TB services in the supported HFs/districts. The position will provide quarterly feedback to districts on pediatrics and adolescent HIV/TB and develop action plans to improve service delivery and increase access to services for these categories of clients.

Overall Responsibilities

Develop strategies for implementation of National Pediatric TB/HIV policies and guidelines at cluster level.

Develop a QI driven framework that enhances improved documented pediatric TB/HIV case finding, notification, management and related linkages/referrals from community to health facility level in line with National Pediatric TB policies, SOPs and guidelines.

Develop and maintain cluster level partnerships and networks with implementing partners 9districts, health facilities and other IPs) to advocate for a comprehensive, relevant and harmonized interventions in the planning, implementation, monitoring and supervision of pediatric TB/HI services in line with National Pediatric TB policies, SOPs and guidelines.

Implementation and evaluation of the cluster Pediatric TB/HIV capacity building plan/interventions based on a clear related National curriculum and needs in line with National Pediatric TB/HIV policies, SOPs and guidelines.

Integration/harmonization of pediatric TB/HIV activities with other programs specifically pediatric HIV care, child health (immunization, nutrition programs, outpatient departments) and maternal health at HF level in line with National Pediatric TB policies, SOPs and guidelines.

Periodically Compile and share reports on the pediatric TB/HIV core outputs to the cluster head and Program Manager as per the set periodic pediatric TB/HIV indicators.

Conduct operation research on Pediatric TB services and publications of findings in conferences, journals and other medical related literature to enhance knowledge sharing between pediatricians, frontline health care workers and relevant stakeholders in line with NTLP Program objectives

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

  • MBChB or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution.At least two years of relevant work experience in the field of TB and HIV control activities with at least one year in a supervisory role.
  • Must be registered with Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.
  • 3 Years Relevant Experience

NOTE:

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts

You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.