2 Fresher Clinical Officer NGO Jobs Placements – Africa Humanitarian Action (AHA)

Organization: Africa Humanitarian Action (AHA)
Duty Station: Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement, Kamwenge District, Uganda
Reports to: Medical Doctor
About US:
Humanitarian Action is a Non – Government Organization (NGO) operating in the
South Western Uganda in the district of Kamwenge, Nkoma Sub County Implementing
Health and Nutrition to the Congolese Refugees on behalf of UNHCR and
Government of Uganda (GoU) through Office of the Prime Minister (OPM).
Job Summary:  The Clinical
Officer will conduct consultations in OPD and Inpatients services, timely
referrals, responsible for supervision of health services in the health
facility, gives on job training and support supervision to subordinates in the
facility, ensure the community participate and get involved in community based
health care activities, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate Primary Health
Care delivery in the health facility.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Provide 24 hour on-call services to the
    health facility and organize/recommend patients for referral
  • Conduct patient assessment, diagnosis, prescribe
    treatment and or recommend referral of more complex cases
  • Carry out IPD ward rounds, assess patient conditions
    and recommend further course of medical action to the Medical Doctor.
  • Plan and implement community health
    activities in conjunction with the public health nurse including
    outreaches, home visits and school health programmes and participate in
    community mobilization and sensitization on curative and preventive health
  • Compile and submit weekly, monthly (HMIS) and
    quarterly reports in line with project and AHA reporting guidelines.
  • Manage and supervise performance of the
    direct reports, mentor and coach of junior staffs in the health facilities
    in line with MOH policy and guidelines.
  • Diagnose, treat and manage patients, and
    participate in investigation and control of disease outbreaks in the
  • Keenly monitor the management of pharmaceutical
    supplies including storage and dispensing in line with generally accepted
    prescription practices.
  • Regularly monitor and review the
    implementation of safety practice standards in the health facility in
    regard to the control and prevention of infections in the facilities.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate should hold a Diploma in
    Medical Services as a Clinical Officer from a recognized institution and
    Must be registered with Allied professional Health.
  • Additional qualification in Community
    management/medical institution management is essential.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in similar
    or higher position.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken
  • Working knowledge in Kiswahili and Kinyabiwesha
    is an added advantaged.
  • Patient, understanding and of a pleasant
  • Computer literate with ability to use
    Microsoft Office
  • Excellent management skills
  • Ability to capacity build and develop others
  • Ability to mobilize different audiences
  • Commitment to the organizational value
How to Apply:  
suitably qualified and interested should hand deliver their applications to the
Project coordinator AHA Kyaka II/Rwamwanja or Team Leader AHA-Rwamwanja or via Email
with all relevant documents to frankinsh@gmail.com or oyetjames@yahoo.com .
Deadline: 1st February 2016
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