Medical Coordinator NGO Careers – African Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV)

Job Title:   Medical Coordinator
Organization: African
Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
About US:
The African Centre for
Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV) is a Non-Governmental
Organisation (NGO) in Uganda which commenced operations in 1993 whose mandate
includes advocacy against torture and provision of physical and psychological
treatment and rehabilitation, social support and legal services to survivors of
Job Summary: The Medical
Coordinator will be tasked with the supervision of the administering of medical
treatment to clients adhering to policies, professional standards and legal
obligations. To co-ordinate all medical services of the medical unit of ACTV.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop
    Annual Plan for the Medical Unit
  • Co-ordinate,
    direct and provide patient care and implement activities in line with the
    time frames set in the Annual Work Plan
  • Build
    Staff capacity to provide holistic and quality care to the survivors of
  • Implement
    approved medical programs and actions
  • Implement
    an effective records management strategy and provide multidisciplinary
    medical care, treatment and rehabilitation to patients with physical
    complications of torture using the Istanbul protocol guidelines
  • Participate
    in monitoring and evaluation of the projects and program.
  • Actively
    participate in outreaches to communities and institutions both in
    treatment of survivors of torture and advocacy against torture.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine & Surgery 
  • Three
    years of experience in a related field,
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications and supporting documents to the address below preferably by
African Centre for Treatment
and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV),
Block No. 39, Plot 113 Owen
Road (Off Tufnell Drive)
P.O. Box 6108 Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 3rd May 2018.
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