2 Fresher Case Manager Fresher Job Opportunities – Ministry of Health (MOH)

Job Title:  Case Manager (2 Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Ministry of Health (MOH)

Duty Station: Fortportal Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda

Reports to:  Clinic Care coordinator

 

About US:

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has received a grant from the Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) Cooperative Agreement (CoAg), a strategic mechanism of the United States Government (USG) to implement activities in line with its mandate in support of the Public health response to HIV/AIDS and other health systems. CDC will be supporting a pool of Human Resources that are expected to lead the implementation of the grant. The staff to be recruited under this grant will be contracted by the MOH. The contracts are for one (1) year renewable subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance of the staff

 

Job Summary: Supporting the hospital management to provide psychosocial services i.e. HIV case management to patients and their families receiving services in the HIV/ART Clinic

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identifying and enrolling clients eligible for HIV case management using HCM criteria.
  • Providing timely tracking and following up of patients under HIV case management.
  • Reviewing progress and graduate eligible patients from HCM to appropriate DSDM.
  • Providing psychosocial support to all continuing clients to adhere to medications, stay in care, virally suppressed and routinely screen for GBV.
  • Conducting and coordinating health education sessions at ART Clinic.
  • Timely documenting and updating of patient information in appropriate registers, HIV care cards under HIV case management.
  • Participating in weekly/monthly/quarterly data reviews meeting and giving feedback to
  • Clinical staff on patient progress under HCM.
  • Providing monthly technical reports to health facility and cluster technical supervisors.

 

Key outputs

  • Eligible clients enrolled in HCMM and followed up.
  • Patients reviewed with adherence plans, graduated from HCMM and enrolled to appropriate DSDM.
  • Adherence sessions documented in the patient’s HIV care card.
  • Screening for GBV ,psychosocial support given and referrals.

 

Key Performance Indicators

  • of eligible clients enrolled in HCMM and followed up.
  • of patients reviewed with adherence plans, graduated from HCMM and enrolled to appropriate DSDM.
  • Adherence sessions documented in the patient’s HIV care card.
  • screened for GBV ,psychosocial support given and referrals.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant Bachelor Degree or an equivalent of Social Work and Social Administration or Adult and Community Education or Community Psychology or Development studies.
  • One (1) year of experience in implementing community targeted HIV and MNH interventions

 

How to Apply:

Handwritten applications should be Hand Delivered to the Central Registry of the MOH Headquarters-Kampala between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Health Headquarters (Central Registry)

Plot 6, Lourdel Road, Wandegeya

 

Please include your telephone number and email contacts on the application. Applicants should attach the following:

  • Recent passport-size photograph.
  • Copy of the National Identity Card.
  • Detailed curriculum Vitae.
  • Copies of the academic certificates and transcripts.
  • Two recommendation letters from two of the most recent supervisors/employers.
  • A photocopy of your appointment letter for your most recent position.
  • Candidates employed by the Public Service or Local Governments should attach a clearance from employers and submit together with application letter)

 

(Candidates who fail to provide the above documentation will not be considered)

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The list of shortlisted candidates will be displayed on the MOH Noticeboard

 

Deadline: 21st June 2022 at 5:00pm

 

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