Fresher Cluster VMMC Circumciser USAID Project Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:      Cluster
VMMC Circumciser

Organization: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)

Duty Station: Jinja,

About US:

University Research
Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since
2005, implements the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in
East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The purpose of this project
is to support implementation of a comprehensive, integrated investment in
regional health, HIV/AIDS and nutrition assistance. This five-year activity
targets 12 districts in East-Central Uganda with an estimated total population
of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health,
HIV/AIDS, nutrition and child development services.

Job Summary:  The Cluster VMMC Circumciser will support
scale up VMMC services through offsite camps and outreaches as well as
technically supporting the routine onsite VMMC services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Work with the other Cluster teams, district VMMC focal persons,
    health facility VMMC focal persons, the DHO and DHT to routinely develop
    comprehensive VMMC activity schedules specifying which camps and/or
    outreaches to be conducted
  • Mobilize supplies and logistics from either the regional or cluster
    office to enable the smooth running of camps (vehicles. VMMC infection
    prevention and waste disposal commodities/supplies, relevant documentation
    tools for data capture) and conduct periodic forecasts of VMMC medical
    equipment, supplies and other sundries, with the aim of ensuring adequate
  • Take medical history examine, screen and treat SMC clients with
    STIS/STDs and refer complicated cases for further management in line with
    MOH STI treatment guidelines an MOH minimum standards for SMC
  • Support district and health facility teams to provide VMMC services
    to eligible and to ensure strict adherence to PEPFAR and MOH guidelines
    and quality standards;
  • Support district and health facility teams to conduct post-operative
    client follow up and surveillance for and management of adverse events:

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Diploma in Clinical Medicine;
  • VMMC skills-based certificate from a recognized institution;
  • One year of experience in conducting VMMC camps and outreaches
  • Good knowledge of current HIV Testing Services (HTS) and VMMC policy
    and guidelines:
  • Ability and willing to travel within the supported districts
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills,
  • Strong Interpersonal communication and organizational skills,

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should hand deliver OR send via E-mail
their complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of
academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references
addressed to:

Human Resource

University Research
Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division P.O.
Box 5053, Jinja, Uganda

E-mail to:

Deadline: 2nd August 2019 by 5:00pm

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