Job Title: Medical Officer
Organisation: Children’s AIDS Fund - CAF Uganda (CAF U)
Duty Station: 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 Medical Officer will provide day-today clinic care to CAF Uganda clients; offer 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; review the medical needs of patients; monitor delivery of patient services; act as liaison between patients and hospitals; carry out site based continuous quality improvement; 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:
· All candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree in medicine and Surgery or its equivalent from a recognized University/ Institution
· Training and/or experience in managing HIV/AIDS is an added advantage.
· A minimum of three years’ experience in clinical practice and should be registered with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.
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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