5 Fresher TB Care and Treatment Officer US PEPFAR Project Jobs – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Funding Source: US PEPFAR/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Duty Station: Mpigi,
Kyotera, Sembabule and Kalangala, Uganda
Reports to: 
Cluster Office Coordinator
About US:
Rakai Health Sciences Program
is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It
strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a
combination of community based research, curative services and prevention
strategies in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is based at the
Uganda Virus Research Institute Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.
About CDC Program:
With funding from PEPFAR/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), RHSP is implementing a 5 year
comprehensive HIV/ AIDS program in the 12 districts of Masaka region namely;
Rakai, Kyotera, Masaka, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi, Lyantonde, Lwengo, Sembabule,
Butambala, Gomba, Mpigi, and Kalangala with an aim of achieving rapid HIV
epidemic control.
Job Summary: The TB Care
and Treatment Officer will provide TB related technical support to health care
workers at supported HFs in assessment, diagnosis & clinical care of all
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical assistance and mentorship for health workers in
    TB care.
  • Provide continuous clinical mentoring in all
    areas including reporting for all related MoH reports
  • Support and participate in Continuous Medical
    Education (CME) programs for all staff
  • Support coordination of health education talks in TB related fields
  • Lead and strengthen quality improvement
    activities in all TB related fields at all facilities
  • Support referral and linkages for clients
    receiving care at supported facilities
  • Support HMIS and program reporting for all supported facilities
  • Perform any other assigned duties in line with
    your role

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the TB Care and Treatment Officer job opportunity
    should hold a Diploma in medicine
  • Additional training in clinical management of
    HIV/AIDS and opportunistic infections
  • Registration with the Allied Health
    professionals’ Council
  • One year of work experience in a busy clinical
    HIV/AIDS setting
  • Previous experience in clinical care of
    infants, children and adolescents would be an advantage
  • Specific experience and training in TB management or care
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact productively and work in a
    team environment
  • Self-motivated, innovative and capable of
    meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills required (Both
    oral & written)
  • Willingness to travel and provide care services
    at selected health facilities and outreaches
  • Willingness to work and live in rural areas is
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested
applicants should send their application letter, valid academic documents and
detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees to:
The Human Resource Manager,
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, Kalisizo, Rakai,
Deliver to: Rakai Health
Sciences Program offices
Clement Hill Plot 8 Kampala,
Send via E-mail to:
NB: Please indicate on
the envelope & application; a) the position applied for, b) The district of
preference. For all online applications, save your documents as position &
district of preference ( e.g. Administrative Assistant Kalangala)
Deadline: 16th February 2017
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