2 Fresher US PEPFAR Grant Medical Officer Job Careers – Health Service Commission

Organisation: Health Service

Funding Source: United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Reports to: Senior Medical Officer

Duty Station: Uganda
Reference: PER./147/231/01
About US:
The United
States Government under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief 
(PEPFAR) is a
key partner in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Uganda that plans to complement
the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) effort in addressing the Human Resources for
Health (HRH) shortage. The support aims to scale up HIV/AIDS prevention, care and
treatment interventions in light of the rising HIV/AIDS prevalence in the
country. Health workers recruited under this support will be contracted by the
implementing Partners and they will be seconded to identified hospitals and
Health Centres.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The Officer participates in diagnosis, treatment and
management of patients
Routinely evaluates patients and refers them for
specialized health care.
Participates in the delivery of quality health care
to patients.
Adheres to the professional Code of Conduct and
Takes part in Outreach and community health
Participates in research activities and health data
Compiles and submit periodic reports.
Takes part in continuing Professional Development
Performs any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The Medical Officers should hold an MBChB
    Degree or its equivalent, from a recognized University/ Institution.
  • The applicants must also be registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council
  • Possess a valid annual practicing license (APL)  

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested should send their applications in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (Revised 2008) to the Secretary of the respective District Service Commission. The application forms are obtainable from the Health Service Commission and District Service Commission Offices or download here, download here.  Handwritten applications in triplicate are also acceptable. The applications should bear the title, number of the post applied for, name of the District and name of the site where the job is tenable. (Check at the top of the bottom). Please include telephone contacts on the application. The applicants should apply for only one post in one Local Government. Health Professionals who are already in government or PNFP employment are not encouraged to apply. The applicants should attach to each of the three application forms or hand written application letters three (3) sets of certified photocopies of their academic certificates, testimonials, professional registration certificates, valid practicing licenses and three (3) of their recent passport-size photographs.
Send your applications or deliver them to your preferred district addresses as indicated below;

Bugiri P.O. Box 37, Bugiri 

Isingiro P.O. Box 1, Isingiro 

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Health workers who are already in government service or private not for profit (PNFP) employment should not apply and will not be considered.        
Deadline: 19th August, 2016
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