Fresher District HIV/TB Services Officer Non-profit Career Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

 District HIV/TB Services
Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Field Office Coordinator
About US:
The Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization which is a
partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists. The overall
objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong emphasis on
Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI has five
operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention,
Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided
through a partnership with the Makerere University – John Hopkins University
Core Lab) and Outreach.
Job Summary:  The District HIV/TB Services Officer will
provide technical support to health care workers at supported HFs; assess,
diagnose and offer clinical care to all patients working through the district
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide technical assistance and mentorship for health workers in
    HIV/AIDS care especially in TB/HIV areas.
  • 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/HIV related fields.
  • Participate in providing technical training and support to health
    workers and project staff in Clinical Mentoring.
  • Lead and strengthen quality improvement activities in all TB/HIV
    related fields at health facilities.
  • Support referral and linkages for clients receiving care at project
    supported health facilities.
  • Support HMIS and program reporting for all supported health

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the District HIV/TB Services Officer job must hold
    a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health.
  • One year of experience in a busy clinical HIV/AIDS setting.
  • Registration with the Allied Health Professionals’ Council.
  • Training in clinical management of HIV/AIDS and opportunistic
  • Specific experience and training in TB management or care and other
    respiratory illnesses, an added advantage.
  • Good interpersonal skills required.
  • 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 required.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should E-mail their updated CVs, which
should include details of email address (if any), present position, current
remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus
telephone contact to the following address. Please make sure that your
application letter, updated CV and certificates are attached as one document
and indicate the Vacancy code as the subject for your email
The Senior Human
Resource Manager,
Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University
Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University,
P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to:
Deadline: 23rd October 2018
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