EMTCT/EID Regional Manager Employment Opportunity – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

 

Job Title:    EMTCT/EID Regional Manager

Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

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 EMTCT/EID Regional Manager will support
and oversee provision of elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV
services in Masaka region (12 districts)

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Coordinate
project activities aimed at increasing access to quality HIV treatment for
Pregnant and lactating mothers.

·       
Coordinate
implementation of all activities related to the project with the goal of
improving early diagnosis of children with HIV by increasing testing,
screening, case finding and linkages to treatment and support.

·       
Provide
oversight for the mentorship project and Health Facility teams in collaboration
with the different stakeholders.

·       
Ensure
the teams support and provide quality EMTCT/ EID services in line with MoH
policies and procedures.

·       
Ensure
and support Continuous Professional Development sessions in relation to EMTCT/
EID service.

·       
Provide
oversight for the coordination and provision of technical support supervision
in collaboration with MoH and District health teams in regard to EMTCT/ EID
services. This is aimed at ensuring quality services for HIV positive pregnant
and lactating mothers.

·       
Work
with the relevant district personnel to ensure provision of an integrated
information package for improving care for HIV positive pregnant and lactating
mothers.

·       
Support
community demand and community-based activities for HIV positive pregnant and
lactating mothers in the supported areas to improve identification, uptake and
retention.

·       
Support
performance review meetings in relation to care for HIV positive pregnant and
lactating mothers as well as participating in regular review meetings with
health facility and community leaders.

·       
Strengthen
documentation and records management of pediatric and adolescent data in the
appropriate tools and online systems

·       
Participate
in national and district EMTCT / EID activities

·       
Coordinate
efforts in strengthening identification and streamlining referral and linkage
systems for HIV positive pregnant and lactating mothers.

·       
Provide
monthly reports and any other required reports for this project as and when
required.

·       
Support
and document best practices and challenges in regard to project activities.

·       
Participate
and support planning and strategic direction for EMTCT/ EID services to meet
project objectives.

·       
Work
with the project teams to ensure Improved monitoring, evaluation and reporting
of EMTCT/ EID services in the project supported districts.

·       
Coordinate
activities for provision of the national HMIS tools that will guide
documentation and reporting into the relevant systems such as DHIS II.

·       
Any
other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in medicine and Surgery.

·       
Post
graduate training in Public Health and or pediatrics will be an added
advantage.

·       
Specialized
training in HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment will be an added advantage.

·       
Registration
with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.

·       
At least
two years’ experience working in HIV/AIDS services within the government health
care setting, and in NGO setting.

·       
Comprehensive
knowledge and experience in EMTCT/ EID services management.

·       
Proven
record of mentoring HCWs in EMTCT / EID service delivery.

·       
Experience
providing technical assistance to large scale HIV/AIDS HSS interventions within
MoH structures and systems.

·       
Good working
knowledge of EMTCT / EID service programs, strategies, processes and techniques
used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of EMTCT / EID service
programs.

·       
Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively
in a team.

·       
Knowledge
of USG programming policies and regulations, MoH and district procedures and
practices.

 

How to Apply:

All interested
Candidates possessing the above attributes can send their applications
including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees), copies of
academic qualifications/certificates ( in one document (Word/PDF)) 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.

 

Deadline: 3rd February 2020 by 5:00pm

 

NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program.
Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

 

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