3 Medical Officer Job Opportunities – Ministry of Health (MOH)

Job Title: Medical Officer (3  Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Ministry of Health (MOH)

Duty Station:  Soroti Regional Referral Hospital & Arua Regional Referral, Uganda

Reports to:  Art Clinical 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:  Providing curative and preventative health care services.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participating in diagnosis, treatment and management of patients.
  • Evaluating patients and referring them for specialized health care.
  • Participating in the delivery of quality health care to patients.
  • Participating in Outreach and Community Health Programmes.
  • Participating in research activities.
  • Participating in continuing Professional Development Programmes.
  • Promoting observance of the Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.
  • Compiling and submitting periodic reports.
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


Key Outputs:

  • Patients diagnosed and treated.
  • Patients referred.
  • Outreach health service programs implemented.
  • Code of conduct and ethics implemented.
  • Reports compiled and submitted.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Must have MBChB from a recognized Institution
  • Master’s Degree in a health related field will be an added advantage.
  • Must be registered and licensed with Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council
  • One (1) years’ exposure in managing HIV/Aids patients.


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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