Several Fresher Medical Officer NGO Jobs – AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)

Organization: AIDS
Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
AIDS Healthcare
Foundation (AHF) is an international not for profit NGO, with its Headquarters
based in Los Angeles, California. AIDS Health Care Foundation is registered in
Uganda as AIDS Healthcare Foundation – Uganda Cares (AHF-UC) which is
collaboration between the Ministry of Health and AIDS Healthcare Foundation
(U.S.A) to provide free HIV/AIDS services; including anti-retroviral therapy in
resource constrained settings.
AHF- Uganda
Cares to date operates in 15 districts including; Masaka, Kampala, Rakai,
Mpigi, Lyantonde, Soroti, Lwengo, Bukomansimbi, Kalungu, Amuria, Butambala,
Gomba, Serere, Hoima and Tororo supporting 32 clinic sites country wide.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Sees patients both outpatients and in-patients
setting (both new and follow-up) as required
Regularly reviews history and examines patient to
determine general physical condition
Requests or performs various tests, analyses, and
diagnostic images to provide information on patient’s condition.
Responsible for the timely updates of patient
charts. New patients require complete History & Physical examination with
generation of a problem list and course of action. FolloW-up patients require
generation of progress notes and additions, it applicable, to the problem list.
Analyse reports and findings of tests and
examination, and diagnoses condition.
Completes and documents treatment drugs. Provides
the client/s with adequate information related to the diagnosis, the condition
being treated and course of action
Advises patients concerning diet, hygiene/and methods
for prevention of disease.
Refers patients to medical specialists or other
practioners for specialized treatment
Completes medical records and. referrals for clients
in need of hospital admission, specialized treatment and transfers to other
health facilities
Undertakes to gather additional information
concerning the client and family members to foster a family based approach to
patient care
Reports deaths and outbreaks of contagious diseases
to the Medical officer in-charge/ medical director and/or relevant governmental
Participates in training activities, mentorship and
supervision of other provides, volunteers and interns at the facility In
conjunction with other’ team members participates in clinical team and quality
of care meetings and interventions
Actively participates as a visiting clinician to
support HIV services at lower level and outreach settings
Participates in health unit CMEs, staff and other
relevant meetings Performs medical procedures and minor surgeries including
lumbar punctures, 1 & D of abscess, skin biopsies, bone marrow biopsies,
treatment of condyloma via cryotherapy podophyllon application or tropical acid
therapy Compiling and submitting periodic reports
Perform any other duties that will be delegated by
his/ her immediate supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold a Medical Degree (MBChB)
or its equivalent from a recognized university/institution.
The applicant must be registered with the medical
and dental practitioners’ council.
At least a year’s experience treating HIV positive
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common
scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal Documents.
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints
from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
Ability to effectively present information to top
management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to write speeches and articles for
publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
Computer literacy skills, including MS Word, Excel,
Internet, and Email
Ability to read and interpret documents pertaining
to packaging, supplies, shipment and deliveries.
Ability to communicate well with vendors and other
relevant individuals.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their email application (Cover
Letter and CV ONLY) to: mentioning position
applied for in the subject line. The email should not be larger than 2 MB – any
larger email will not be considered.
Address your
hard copy application including telephone contact details to the:
Human Resources
AIDS Healthcare
Foundation – Uganda Cares,
Plot 54B Kira
Road, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Friday, 18th December, 2015 by
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