Medical Officer Non-profit Jobs – CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda

 

Job Title:    Medical Officer

Organization:
CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to: Senior
Medical Officer /Medical Director

 

About US:

CURE Children’s
Hospital of Uganda, a Private-Not-For-Profit (PNFP) Christian hospital
specialized in pediatric neurosurgery and integrated spiritual ministry.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Provide Primary
Care Services

·       
Develop
proficiency in Medical and surgical management of patients with the most common
neurosurgical diagnoses seen at the hospital.

·       
Assess
the urgency and severity of presenting problems through history taking,
examination and investigation.

·       
Examines,
investigates and treats employees and their qualified dependents at the out
patients’ clinic.

·       
Recommending
and where appropriate, undertaking relevant treatment options, including
patient referral to outside specialists.

·       
Participates
in the clinical activities of the ward which include ward rounds coverage at
night and weekends as scheduled.

·       
Carries
out prospective employee medical examinations.

·       
Travels
to remote clinic sites to perform assessments and follow-up on patients as
scheduled.

Improve patient
health

·       
Ongoing
health and development assessment and advice to patients.

·       
Health
education, counselling and information provision about how to improve health
and prevent disease and interventions or treatments that treat risk factors.

·       
Provides
counseling to patients and their families.

Accuracy of
information
 

·       
All
information you enter into the system is accurate, appropriate and in
accordance with agreed protocols.

·       
Clinical
notes for all patient consultations must be accurately recorded in the clinical
patient notes within 24 hours of seeing the patient.

·       
Accurate
and timely operation reporting.

Communication      

·       
Professional
liaison with other health professionals is maintained.

·       
All
staff are informed, as appropriate, about anything that they should be aware of
regarding a patient, or regarding the internal workings of the practice.

·       
Staff
and team meetings are attended as requested.

·       
All
staff problems or issues are referred to the Clinical services manager or
senior medical officer in the first instance.

·       
Communicates
effectively with all other facility staff and disciplines to ensure successful
patient care.

Continuing Medical
Education

·       
Ongoing
CME is maintained at least at the level required to maintain ongoing
accreditation through the maintenance of professional standards of the UMDPC.

·       
Participate
in practice accreditation or other quality improvement systems.

·       
Participation
in clinical audit as required by UMDPC or other clinical or administrative
indication.

·       
Participates
in CME activities as may be organized in and outside the hospital.

Privacy Act 

·       
Total
confidentiality and privacy of patients is maintained.

Health & Safety      

·       
Comply
with established health and safety policies with regard to handling of
instruments, storage of drugs and disposal of sharps and other potentially
dangerous equipment and substances.

·       
All
staff are expected to work in such a way that does not cause injury to
themselves, other staff members or customers.

·       
Following
& complying with H&S policies, processes & applying them to their
own work activities, including using/wearing Personal Protective Equipment as
required.

·       
Participating
in activities directed at preventing harm & promoting well-being in the
workplace Identifying, reporting & self-managing hazards where appropriate.

·       
Early
and accurate reporting of incidents at work and raising issues of concern when
identified.

·       
Reports
any malfunction of equipment to the appropriate person (s) as soon as possible.

Spiritual Ministry

·       
Participates
in the hospital’s Spiritual Ministry programs.

Other duties

·       
Performs
any other related duties as may be assigned by Supervisor

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery or its equivalent
from a recognized institution

·       
Must be
registered with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council

·       
Ability
to handle or process confidential documents or material in an appropriate
manner

·       
Ability
to handle multiple tasks, establish priorities, and work independently

·       
Computer
literacy an added advantage

 

How to Apply:

All applicants
should submit their documents as a single combined PDF file to include: cover
letter, CV/ Resume, salary history, and references to the Human Resource
Manager by email to ug.hr@cure.org or delivery to CURE Children’s Hospital,
Plot 97-105 Bugwere Road, Mbale.

Further information
may be obtained by calling: 0454435273.

 

NB: Those who have
already applied for these positions do not need to reapply. While we thank all
applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be
contacted. All forms of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

 

Deadline: 21st December 2020 

 

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