Entry Level HIV Care & Treatment Officer NGO Job Vacancies – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:   HIV Care & Treatment Officer

Organization:
Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to:
Regional Manager Care & Treatment

About US:

Rakai Health
Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio – medical research and service
delivery organization. RHSP 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 districts of South-central Uganda.

Job Summary:  The HIV Care & Treatment Officer  will Provide HIV related technical support to
health care workers at supported HFs in assessment, diagnosis & clinical
care of all patients .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Provide technical assistance and mentorship
for health workers in HIV/AIDS care

·       Provide continuous clinical mentoring in all
areas including reporting for all related MoH reports

·       Support and participate in a Continuous
Medical Education (CME) programs for all staff

·       Support coordination of health education
talks in HIV/AIDS related fields

·       Lead and strengthen quality improvement activities
in all HIV/AIDS 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

·       Any other assigned duties in line with your
role

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal applicant must hold a Diploma in
medicine

·       Training in clinical management of HIV/AIDS
and opportunistic infections

·       Registration with the Allied Health
professionals’ Council

·       At least one year and above work experience in
a busy clinical HIV/AIDS setting

·       Experience in clinical care of infants,
children and adolescents would be an advantage

·       Specific experience and training in HIV
management or care

·       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)

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates possessing the above attributes can send their; applications including
a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic
qualifications/certificates, addressed to the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org .
Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of the email. Only online
applications will be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be
contacted. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

Deadline: Tuesday 4th
August 2020 by 5:00pm

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