Job Title: Clinical Officer (2 Career Opportunities)
Organisation: Children’s AIDS Fund - CAF Uganda (CAF U)
Duty Station: Kampala and Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Clinic Head
About CAF U:
Children’s AIDS Fund - CAF Uganda (CAF U) is registered as a local organization in Uganda, dedicated to limiting suffering of HIV-impacted children and families. Children’s AIDS Fund is implementing strategies to strengthen provision of comprehensive HIV/AIDS and TB prevention, care and treatment services in underserved and around lake shore districts in Central Uganda. CAF U is supporting eight HIV treatment sites providing more than 30,000 clients with services including: Comprehensive HIV Care and treatment services, including, HCT, ART, TB/HIV, PMTCT, EID as well as community outreach and complementary services for sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and Maternal Child Health (MCH). The HIV treatment sites are Family Hope Centre Kampala (FHCK), Family Hope Centre Jinja (FHCJ), Kabwohe Clinical Research Centre (KCRC), Alive Medical Services, Namugongo Fund for Special Children, Nurture Africa, Buwenge Hospital and Health Center (BHHC), and Bushenyi Medical Centre (BMC).
Job Summary: The Clinical Officers will provide day-today clinic care to CAF Uganda clients;; offers comprehensive HIV/AIDS treatment and care such as; Management of Opportunistic Infections, Staging of HIV patients for Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) eligibility, initiating patients on ART, Managing complications of ART, initiation and monitoring of Post-Exposure Prophylaxis and conduct site-based continuous quality improvement.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
· The applicants must hold Diplomas in Clinical Medicine from recognized Institutions
· A minimum of four years’ experience in HIV/AIDS Clinical Care, Certified with Medical Council as a Clinical Officer in good standing
· Certified ARV Provider and knowledge of Ministry of Health and Uganda AIDS commission regulations.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandans should send their cover letters and updated resumes (CVs) with relevant testimonials/certificates to:
The Manager, Human Resource & Administration,
Plot 36, Ntinda II Road,
P. O. Box 7633 Kampala Uganda,
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: 2nd September 2016
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