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Showing posts with label Health Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts
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2 Fresher Child Development Officer – Health Job Opportunities - Compassion International




Organization: Compassion International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Director
         
About Compassion Project:
South Rwenzori Diocese is working in partnership with Compassion International in fulfilling the great commission as mandated by our Lord Jesus Christ in Mathew 28:16-20. This is done in a holistic approach which includes Child Development Ministry.

Job Summary:  The Child Development Officer - Health (CDO-H) will mainly plan and execute preventive and curative health activities that equips assisted children and caregivers with knowledge on timely efficient health services. Take up tasks related to general health of the children, coordinate professional health interventions and handle sensitive health-related issues as well as offering minimum counseling to the children.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a professional background in any of the following: nursing, primary healthcare, community health, clinical medicine, education, social work and administration.
  • Minimum qualification will be a diploma or its equivalent.
  • Must have served as a volunteer in a related Child Development Centre for not less than two (2) years
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Previous experience and current knowledge of HIV/AIDS intervention will be an added advantage.
  • Formal training in Counseling and Child Development will be an added advantage.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Must be a mature born-again Christian with a sound testimony.
  • Customer service orientation.
  • Skills in Project Planning and Management will be an added advantage.
  • Age: 30-35 years

How to Apply:
All interested persons are asked to submit their applications with a recommendation from the Overseer and relevant documents to the:

The Personnel Officer,
South Rwenzori Diocese, P.O.Box 142, Kasese. Uganda

Deadline: 21st November 2018 by 5:00pm

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8 Laboratory Technologist Job Placements - Mengo Hospital


Organization: Mengo Hospital
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Laboratory Manager

About US:
Mengo Hospital was founded in 1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest hospital in Uganda. It currently serves as an urban community hospital that provides modern medical care. Mengo Hospital provides comprehensive care including radiology, obstetrics, dentistry, orthopedics, and surgery. Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides critical training and education to health professionals through its various programs in midwifery and nursing, health sciences, and laboratory technology. Mengo Hospital also has a dedicated research and development team that works to find new solutions to health issues in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Laboratory Technologist will conduct laboratory investigations for the purpose of disease diagnosis, treatment, control, prevention and research.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and ensure Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for different lab tests are in place, reviewed and updated
  • Ensure that test results are correctly and legibly entered on the patient report forms and laboratory records.
  • Participates in QC/QI for area of specialty and Lab indicators.
  • Ensure that specimens are checked as to their condition, acceptability and appropriateness to the test and exceptions are noted.
  • Keeps an adequate supply.
  • Work pending is organized and appropriately left for follow up.
  • All critical values are reported promptly to the physician and Ward Managers/ nurse.
  • Ensure that all routine Laboratory tests results are completed and delivered to the wards.
  • Compile and submit daily and monthly reports to the Lab Manager.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized Institution and/or with equivalent education/work experience in either Hematology & Immunohematology, Clinical Chemistry and Microbiology.
  • A diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognized institution is an added advantage.
  • Fully licensed by the Uganda Allied Health Professional Council (UAHPC).
  • A training in Laboratory Quality Management System, Biosafety and QC/QI will be an added advantage.
  • A training in logistic management may be desirable.
  • A minimum of three to five years of work experience in a Laboratory work at the same level.
  • Experience in an appropriate healthcare environment is desirable.
  • Some theoretical and practical knowledge in all disciplines of pathology relevant to its multi-disciplinary nature.
  • Events Planning and management skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Advocacy and lobbying skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their application letters attached with a CV, copies of academic/training certificates and testimonials, professional membership certificates indicating three (3) referees and a reliable e-mail /telephone contact at the link below.


Deadline: 24th November 2018

NB: No hand delivered applications will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Combine all your documents into one pdf file of less than 5MB in size.

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Laboratory Manager Job Placement - UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program


Job Title:       Laboratory Manager
Organization: UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: Director

About US:
The UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program (the Program), founded in 2001, is a not for profit organization with offices and research facilities based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe.  The Program’s main activities are conducting research, building capacity and providing advocacy for HIV/AIDS vaccine as well as molecular and epidemiological work toward HIV prevention. The Program is mainly funded by the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), USA but also receives funding from other donors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Overseeing the day to day operations of the laboratory and ensuring that problems encountered with testing are quickly resolved
  • Overseeing the purchase and validation of new assays and equipment
  • Reviewing research protocols to identify and plan for the implications on          laboratory operations, develop analytical plans and source for back up analytical services
  • Work closely with the QA manager, ensure compliance with GCLP standards and the quality management plan
  • Ensuring timely review and development of departmental SOPs
  • Overseeing the proper maintenance, repair and servicing of laboratory equipment
  • Ensuring that samples are properly processed, stored and that accurate, reliable and timely results are released
  • Leading and supervising the laboratory team in a manner that empowers them to operate according to best practice and deliver high standards of customer service
  • Identifying activities which need to be carried out by the laboratory, develop work plans and duty rosters
  • Ensuring that staff are properly trained and their competencies assessed routinely
  • Developing appropriate budgets and ensuring effective utilization of the finances associated with the laboratory department


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Laboratory Manager must hold a Master’s degree in Laboratory Sciences or Clinical Pathology
  • Five years of experience in research
  • Experience in the implementation of GCLP, IS0 15189 or CAP standards
  • Experience in grant writing or possession of grant writing skills will be an added advantage

How to Apply:
All candidates should send written cover letters along with copies of academic certificates, Curriculum Vitae, day-time telephone contact numbers and names of two professional referees should be send to:

Administration Manager,
UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program Ltd
P.O Box 49, Entebbe.
Or by email to; Information@iavi.or.ug

Deadline: 19th November 2018 by 3:00pm

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18 Fresher Laboratory Technician Job Vacancies - Mengo Hospital


Organization: Mengo Hospital
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Laboratory Manager

About US:
Mengo Hospital was founded in 1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest hospital in Uganda. It currently serves as an urban community hospital that provides modern medical care. Mengo Hospital provides comprehensive care including radiology, obstetrics, dentistry, orthopedics, and surgery. Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides critical training and education to health professionals through its various programs in midwifery and nursing, health sciences, and laboratory technology. Mengo Hospital also has a dedicated research and development team that works to find new solutions to health issues in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Laboratory Technician will generate laboratory-based accurate and dependable data necessary for effective management of patients, disease surveillance and research.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide comprehensive laboratory services to the clients and takes necessary steps to ensure that all clients are treated with respect and dignity
  • Must ensure that adequate stocks of supplies and reagents are maintained.
  • Must be able to conduct and report on the tests based on laboratory request form and recorded client notes.
  • Ensures that the highest standards of laboratory services are provided to clients as per MOH guidelines.
  • Ensures that the laboratory complies with Infection Prevention Guidelines.
  • Ensures that laboratory test orders and results are properly recorded.
  • Ensure that timely monthly laboratory reports are forwarded to the Laboratory Manager.
  • Should have preventive maintenance of all equipment and ensure that their timely calibration and servicing.
  • Ensure that costs in the laboratory are contained within the approved annual budget, and that laboratory services meet targets planned.
  • Works closely with the Laboratory Manager towards the targets set by the organization.
  • Perform any other duties as may be delegated by the Laboratory Manager or supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants should hold a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Techniques from a recognized institution.
  • He /she must be fully registered with the Uganda Allied Health Professionals Council.
  • A work experience of 2-3 years at the same level.
  • Ability to perform laboratory procedures efficiently and effectively.
  • A training in Laboratory Quality Management System and Biosafety will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work in deadline driven/results orientated atmospheres.
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Results driven.
  • Basic computer skills



How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their application letters attached with a CV, copies of academic/training certificates and testimonials, professional membership certificates indicating three (3) referees and a reliable e-mail /telephone contact at the link below.


Deadline: 24th November 2018

NB: No hand delivered applications will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Combine all your documents into one pdf file of less than 5MB in size.

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline




Nutrition and Gender Advisor NGO Jobs - Self Help Africa (SHA)


Organisation: Self Help Africa (SHA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Programmes

About US:
Self Help Africa (SHA) is an International Non-Governmental Organization implementing rural development, sustainable food and livelihoods security programmes in nine countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. SHA’s vision is an economically thriving and resilient rural Africa with a mission to support sustainable livelihoods for Uganda’s smallholder farmers. SHA has been working in Uganda for close to 20 years.

Job Summary:   The Nutrition and Gender Advisor will provide support to the Country Office ensuring its Programmes have a strong nutrition focus and a strong gender element to improve cohesion within households.  The Gender and Nutrition Advisor will support the development of concept notes to build a strong nutrition and gender element in proposal development, programme delivery and supporting the evaluation of the Country Office Programmes.  This role is key in building technical excellence, improving programme quality and taking the lead in innovative development.  This position will be the resource person for Nutrition and Gender within the SHA Uganda programme. The role will involve working with the team throughout project cycle management – from supporting the development of concept notes to ensuring a strong nutrition and gender element, proposal development, programme delivery, supporting M&E and evaluation of projects or programmes.  This role is key in the organisation’s drive to build technical excellence, improve programme quality across the organisation and lead in innovative development practice.  Promoting nutrition sensitive agriculture will involve ensuring that all of SHA programmes and projects progressively integrate explicit nutrition objectives and indicators into project/programme design. It also ensures that gender is mainstreamed within all programmes. Advise, mentor, train and support programme or partner staff to effectively integrate nutrition sensitive agriculture and mainstream gender into programmes and projects including setting objectives and measuring results.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Technical Resource:
  • Support the He ad of Programmes in planning and designing programmes; ensuring that nutrition and gender are specifically addressed with effective implementation strategies in line with SHA Uganda’s programme strategy
  • Support SHA staff and partners in developing nutrition and gender components of projects/ programmes through establishing knowledge gaps and conducting capacity building or training and conducting project/programme monitoring visits
  • Support the SHA programme team or technical staff/partner staff in the implementation of project interventions to ensure that the project/ programme interventions are gender transformative and nutrition sensitive
  • Develop and carry out reviews of SHA nutrition and gender policies/guidelines and strategies that provide strategic direction keeping abreast of resources already available in country or regionally/internationally
  • Together with the SHA Monitoring and Evaluation Officer be responsible for designing, collecting, processing, analysing nutrition and gender data within SHA programmes
  • Identify and support the development of tools for programme and partner staff, such as IEC material, to use for gender and nutrition throughout SHA programmes/projects
  • Contribute and share knowledge, information, best practices and lessons learnt on gender and nutrition to ensure high quality programming throughout SHA programmes/projects for internal and external use
  • Liaise regularly with the Nutrition Advisor and Social Inclusion Advisor at head office for support and share learning with other SHA country programmes and head office
  • Guide processes of identifying and participating in nutrition and/or gender research as required
  • Facilitate and assist the timely submission of regular reports (quarterly, semi-annual and annual) or special reports as deemed necessary
  • Organize and facilitate workshops/trainings to share information/learning
  • Strengthen strategic partnerships with civil society organizations and the private sector to influence nutrition and gender responsive policies and laws
  • Keep updated on technical aspects of nutrition and gender with specific focus on vulnerable groups
  • Active networking and advocacy profiling of SHA country programme with external stakeholders implementing similar programmes at local, national and/or international results
Networking:
  • This role will ensure SHA engagement in relevant networks to strengthen SHA’s visibility in nutrition and gender, remain current/up to date within this sector and where possible capitalise on relevant opportunities that arise in terms of funding, and dissemination of SHA work. Networking with relevant stakeholders will include the various ministries, UN agencies such as UNICEF and WHO and NGO’s involved in nutrition and gender sectors   
Learning and Innovation
  • Facilitate learning, promote peer-learning between staff and partners, participate in relevant national networks and actively engage in organization level focal groups.
  • Explore opportunities for positioning, innovation, upscaling and potential follow up.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Self Help Africa Nutrition and Gender Advisor job must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition, Public Health or related discipline
  • At least five years’ experience in the design and implementation of nutrition projects/programmes
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of sector thinking on nutrition with a wide range of partners from civil society, public and private sectors
  • A good understanding of project cycle management approaches and tools including knowledge of M&E principles
  • Experience in facilitation of learning process and networking
  • Experience in data analysis, research and report writing
  • Experience in developing and delivering training
  • Excellent level of spoken and written English
  • Very good working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and general IT skills
  • Commitment to working with a value-based organisation
  • Self-motivated with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Experience in team management and coordination
  • Willingness to travel in country and overseas to support nutrition and gender activities in other SHA country programmes

Desirable
  • Experience in gender and social inclusion in previous work environment
  • Demonstrated experience in integrating/mainstreaming gender in development and humanitarian projects focused on food, nutrition, and livelihoods sectors
  • Ability to communicate effectively in more than one national language
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of team across different cultures.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and take initiative
  • Ability to solve problems and take corrective action.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a completed application form, Download Here, CV & Cover Letter by E-mail as follows: – uganda@selfhelpafrica.net. Please type “Nutrition and Gender Advisor” – [your name]” in the subject line of the e-mail.

Deadline: 19th November 2018

Please do not send certificates at this stage. Due to the anticipated high volume of applications, kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline







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