Job Title: Medical Officers
Organisation: CAF Uganda (CAF U)
Duty Station: Kampala, Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Clinic Head
About CAF U:
CAF Uganda (CAF U) is registered as a local organization in Uganda, dedicated to limiting suffering of HIV-impacted children and families. It provides comprehensive HIV/AIDS treatment, care, and support and prevention services through effective programming, integration, decentralization, strategic partnerships/collaboration and referral linkages. CAF U is committed to a cost-effective, innovative and sustainable model for the scale up of national HIV programs, Health Systems Strengthening and harmonization with Ministry Of Health guidelines and the Government of Uganda policy of Public Private Partnerships for Health. CAF U is supporting four HIV treatment sites providing more than 24,000 clients with services including: HCT, ART and care, TB diagnosis and treatment, PWP, OI management, BCC, OVC care and support, HMIS, nutrition and food security, community and adherence outreach, and HSS. The sites also provide inoculations for the surrounding community; FP services; cervical cancer, diabetes and hypertension screening and treatment. The HIV treatment sites are Family Hope Centre Kampala (FHCK) and Family Hope Centre Jinja (FHCJ), Kabwohe Clinical Research Centre (KCRC), Alive Medical Services, Namugongo Fund for Special Children, Nurture Africa, and Bushenyi Medical Centre (BMC).
Job Summary: The Medical Officer will provide day today clinic care to CAF Uganda clients, review the medical needs of patients, monitoring delivery of patient services, planning for space allocation, acting as liaison with patients, and hospitals. Work closely with the Heads of Departments and other clinical specialists, to put in place processes which ensure seamless and smooth delivery of care to our patients.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The medical officer should hold a Bachelor’s degree in medicine and Surgery from a recognized University/ Institution
- Proven experience in the management of and/or advanced training in HIV/ AIDS, with at least three years experience in clinical practice, is registered with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.
How to Apply:
All interested & suitably qualified Ugandan candidates should send their cover letters and resumes (CVs) to: The Human Resource & Admin Manager, Soliz House, Plot 23 Lumumba Avenue, P. O. Box 7633, Kampala, Uganda, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: 12th July 2013 by 4.30pm