Health Coordinator Non-profit Jobs – Medical Teams International (MTI)

Job Title:   Health Coordinator

Organisation: Medical Teams International (MTI)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Medical Teams International is a faith-based not for profit health relief and development organization with a Calling “Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.” MTI-UG has operations in West Nile and South western Uganda. We provide Comprehensive Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition.

 

Job Summary:  The Health Coordinator will be responsible for the technical supervision of primary healthcare and community health interventions with a focus on continuous quality improvement. Participates in all stages of the project cycle and coordinates with MoH, UNHCR and other partners.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that primary healthcare, reproductive healthcare, HIV programs and community health interventions are evidence-based and implemented in a comprehensive and cost-effective manner
  • Ensure Medical Teams clinical practices adhere to MoH, WHO and additional global health standards through collaborations with related health partners
  • Ensure continuous mentorship and capacity development of Medical Coordinators by providing technical oversight and collaborating to strengthen health programs through a process of continuous quality improvement
  • Represent Medical Teams at interagency health coordination meetings (MOH, UNHCR, etc) to contribute technical perspective
  • Participate in all stages of the project cycle by providing technical inputs to ensure maximum health impact
  • Analyze and Contribute to formal and informal reports on all aspects of health programming for internal and external stakeholders
  • Support the Director of Programs in overseeing health programming and contribute to the proposal development process
  • Develop and lead implementation of contingency plans for potential epidemics and influx
  • Ensure safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child & Vulnerable Adult protection, and harassment-free workplace policies.
  • Other duties as assigned




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine & Surgery (MBChB) is required
  • Registration with Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council is required
  • Postgraduate qualification in Public Health, Monitoring & Evaluation or Project Planning & Management is an added advantage
  • Five years of work experience in public health, inclusive of 2 years in a humanitarian context is required
  • Proven experience in project management and budget monitoring
  • Proven experience with stakeholder engagement
  • Experience with an international NGO or UN agency is required
  • In-depth knowledge of humanitarian and emergency response operations and project cycle management
  • In-depth knowledge of Uganda MoH, WHO and UN health systems and policies
  • Knowledge of health strengthening methods and best practices
  • Knowledge of principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief and development programs
  • Skilled in project cycle management
  • Skilled in data analysis and report writing
  • Skilled in capacity building and mobilizing staff to achieve a common goal
  • Skilled in relationship building with the ability to liaise with multiple partner agencies
  • Skilled in using HIS and HMIS database systems
  • Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Keen interest to mentor others
  • Ability to travel to health facilities frequently and at times upon short notice
  • Ability to be decisive in emergency situations and use sound judgment
  • Ability to exercise considerable initiative to plan, organize and follow through to meet deadlines
  • Committed to high ethical standards
  • Ability to support Medical Teams Calling and adhere to the Medical Teams Code of Conduct .

 

How to Apply:

All interested and qualified candidates should apply online at the link below

 

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