9 Fresher Theatre Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

 

Job Title:    Theatre Assistant (9 Fresher
Jobs)

Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

Funding Source: Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/PEPFAR

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to: Site
Team Leader

Vacancy Code:  TEA X034

 

About US:

The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity
Development”. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory
services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab),
Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

With funding from  Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC)/PEPFAR, and in partnership with MoH and respective District Local
Governments, IDI is implementing comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the West
Nile region of Uganda under the project “Accelerating and Sustaining HIV
Epidemic Control and Related Diseases in West-Nile Region of Uganda under the
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), 2020-2025”. The project
supports the 12 districts of; Arua, Maracha, Madi-Okollo, Terego, Koboko,
Yumbe, Moyo, Obongi, Adjumani, Pakwach, Nebbi and Zombo.

 

Job Summary: The
Theatre Assistant will assist in SMC procedures, ensure infection prevention
protocols, clean, disinfect and sterilise Theatre equipment.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  

·       
Assist
circumcision processes in theatre, conduct follow up of clients and ensure
documentation.

·       
Support
cleaning and sterilization of all theatre linen including patient gowns,
theatre gowns and drapes.

·       
Work
with the sterilization nurse in Collecting, cleaning, disinfecting, packing and
sterilizing surgical instruments and linen.

·       
Under
supervision of the site team leader, ensure infection prevention and health
care waste SOPs are adhered to and, that the minimum standards of SMC are
adhered to.

·       
Regularly
clean the theatre environment and it surroundings at the site and in
circumcision outreaches as guided by MoH standards.

·       
Management
of theatre waste using segregation systems as guided by MoH infection control
SOPs.

·       
Manage
the disposal of theatre waste as guided by MoH infection control SOPs.

·       
Ensure
proper Cleaning, disinfecting, packing and sterilisation of surgical
instruments.

·       
Work
with the team to ensure the set VMMC targets are met in accordance with
guidelines.

 

Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Certificate in Nursing from a recognized institution.

·       
Minimum
requirement is a certificate in a health related discipline

·       
At least
two years working experience in an operating theatre setting.

·       
A
certificate in SMC training is an added advantage.

·       
Basic
training and understanding of key infection prevention requirements in a health
care setting.

·       
Basic
understanding of HIV/AIDS concepts.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs, including details of
email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials
and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated
email address. Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug

 

Key Notes:

·       
IDI is
an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any
other fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

·       
Internal
candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a
period of at least one year will be given priority.

·       
Make
sure that your application letter, CV (Not more than 4pages) and certificates
are attached as one PDF document.

·       
Indicate
the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.

·       
Please
note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your
application will not be considered.

·       
Any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

·       
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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

 

Deadline:  4th October 2020

 

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