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3 Nutrition Nurse Job Placements - International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports To: Nutrition Officer

About US:
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home. The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998 supporting nationals and refugees and various institutions in the country notably the government, community based organizations, the civil society and the private sector. The current program portfolio in Uganda includes health, peace building, gender-based violence, economic recovery and agribusiness, and children & youth. IRC has a country office in Kampala, a regional office in Lamwo, Moroto, West Nile and in South western Uganda. Given the conflict outbreak in South Sudan, IRC extended its services to Palabek refugee settlement to support refugees being settled in Lamwo district.

Job Summary: Under the supervision and guidance of the Nutrition Officer, the Nutrition Nurse will be responsible for direct delivery of high quality and efficient nursing services to clients at the attached health facility and in the community ensuring that high standards are adhered to in assessments, handling of emergencies, treatment and administration of medicines. S/he will be expected to work within the health facility and also offer services in the community in the catchment area. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Provide nursing care to all patients with severe acute malnutrition within the stabilization unit at the health facility.
·       Actively participate in the provision of therapeutic feeds to the admitted patients in the stabilization unit
·       Dispense drugs and other medical items to clients where necessary
·       Provide information to clients to reduce their vulnerability to diseases and infections through health education
·       Participate in client referral and transfer process as need arises
·       Train community health workers and village health teams in providing of basic health services, health promotion and client follow-up and referrals.
·       Participate in the drawing and implementation of work plans/ duty rosters for the nutrition department
·       Promote the vision, mission and the values of IRC as expressed in the policies, regulations & guidelines of the Organization.
·       Ensure health, safety, and security in your area of operation
·       Undertake any other duties that may be reasonably expected from your supervisors


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must have a certificate of enrollment of nursing from a recognized institution.
·       Must be registered and licensed with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council
·       At least 2 years of work experience in a nutrition department/unit handling cases of acute malnutrition.
·       Planning and organizing
·       Concern for quality and standards
·       Communication
·       Ethics and integrity
·       Self-control and stress management
·       Time management

How to Apply:
Please send filled IRC application form, cover letter, and Curriculum Vitae in ONE PDF attachment clearly indicating the position that you have applied for to: UAIRCJobs@rescue.org or hands deliver to Human Resource department in IRC Lamwo Office, Located on Mission road, Palabek Kal.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please note that if you do not follow the above instructions your application will be automatically disqualified.
Whilst all applications will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified Females are especially encouraged to apply. IRC is an equal opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 27th January 2020

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NTD Program Officer DFID Project Job Careers - Ministry Of Health


Job Title:     NTD Program Officer
Organization: Ministry Of Health
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports To: Head of the Division of Vector-Borne and Neglected Tropical Diseases/National NTD Coordinator and to ASCEND Country Lead

About US:
Accelerating the Sustainable Control and Elimination of NTDs (ASCEND) is a £200 million investment from the UK government’s Department for International Development (DFID), to advance the impact and sustainability of national programmes tackling neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). To be implemented between September 2019 to March 2022, ASCEND comprises of two lots - one focusing on South Asia, East¬ and Southern Africa (lot 1) and the other on West¬ and Central Africa (lot 2). ASCEND lot 1 is implemented by a consortium of technical partners led by Crown Agents, including Abt Associates, Oriole Global Health and the Royal Tropical Institute. Central to ASCEND 1’s approach is a close collaboration with National Governments and other implementing partners, to enhance national approaches to NTD control and elimination. ASCEND’s goal is to contribute to the global goal of reducing the burden of targeted NTDs so that they are no longer a public health problem.

Job Summary:  The primary function of the VL Program Officer is to provide support to the National VL Program Manager. The officer will be based in Karamoja region. The main activities of the VL program officer include; planning, implementation, capacity building, supervision, data retrieval and reporting. The administrator must ensure activities are done accurately and timely as planned. To achieve the above, the administrator will work closely with the NTD VL program Manager, National NTD Coordinator, ASCEND Country Lead, Finance Officer, Data Manager and MEL Officer to support effective incorporation of VL treatments into the health systems. The VL Program Officer will be reporting to the head of the Division of Vector-Borne and Neglected Tropical Diseases (DVB&NTD) who is also the National NTD Program Manager and to ASCEND Country Lead

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Support MoH in designing VL diagnosis arigorthm to be used in case finding and referral to health facility for case confirmation and treatment
·       Participate in program planning including quantification of VL requirements such as drugs, diagnostics and other supplies.
·       Training health workers in VL diagnosis and management and supervise them
·       Support districts and MoH in developing annual VL work plans.
·       Participate in VL national meetings/worshops.
·       Prepare Program briefs, presentations and other summary materials for National NTD Coordinator, VL Program Manager and ASCEND Country Lead.
·       Write reports including best practices and lessons learnt and maintain project files for technical deliverables.
·       Work with the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer and District Biostasticians to ensure VL indicators are captured in the NTD M&E plan and DHIS2.
·       Contribute to writing success stories and articles for publication in the media, on ASCEND and MoH websites.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelors degree in Medicine or Public Health from a recognised University.
·       At least 3 years’ experience in community-based health program management.
·       Masters degree in Public Health or post graduate diploma in Public Health
·       Fluent in speaking Karamajong
·       Demonstrated Knowledge of protection, prevention of sexual abuse and exploitation and the field of safeguarding
·       The successful candidate should be willing to reside in Karamoja
·       Ability to build strong working relationships to enable effective management of community-based programs and partnerships.
·       Ability to work in hard-to-reach areas with marginalized and disadvantaged groups.
·       Ability to interact with staff at all levels in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, and be proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism.
·       Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
·       Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
·       Demonstrated experience in Microsoft Office, including Word, Power Point, and Excel.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send a covering letter and a copy of your CV to;  recruitments@ascend.crownagents.com

Deadline: 24th January 2020

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4 Fresher Laboratory Assistant Job Placements - International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports To: Laboratory Technician

About US:
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home. The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998 supporting nationals and refugees and various institutions in the country notably the government, community based organizations, the civil society and the private sector. The current program portfolio in Uganda includes health, peace building, gender-based violence, economic recovery and agribusiness, and children & youth. IRC has a country office in Kampala, a regional office in Lamwo, Moroto, West Nile and in South western Uganda. Given the conflict outbreak in South Sudan, IRC extended its services to Palabek refugee settlement to support refugees being settled in Lamwo district.

Job Summary:  To carry out routine and specialized laboratory investigations for the diagnosis, treatment and control of diseases. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Collect, receive, evaluate and process various biological specimen for analysis.
·       Perform laboratory tests accurately and in a timely manner to produce reliable test results.
·       Review and verify test results, confirm panic values and abnormal results before release to clinicians.
·       Maintain and keep updated records of all laboratory samples and results transported collected, investigations and procedures performed, and results generated and delivered.
·       Correctly operate equipment/instruments, perform routine function checks, troubleshoot if unacceptable and document corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from established specifications.
·       Maintain a safe and tidy work area and follow safety procedures.
·       Adhere to the laboratory’s quality control policies and document procedural calibrations and maintenance activities.
·       Participate in External Quality Assessment schemes and ensure proficiency test panels are handled in the same manner as routine (patient) samples.
·       Order supplies, update stock cards and maintain an inventory of all equipment and reagents.
·       Promptly report and document all laboratory-related accidents (injuries and exposures) and unsafe conditions to the immediate supervisor.
·       Participate in laboratory departmental meetings, trainings, supervisions, orientations and audits as may be required.
·       Undertake such work as permitted to you effectively and efficiently, in compliance with approved guidelines.
·       Work flexible hours according to the laboratory requirements, as decided by management.
·       Effectively communicate in a friendly, helpful and non-prejudicial manner in your dealings with laboratory customers.
·       Observe privacy and maintain confidentiality on matters pertaining to patients and staff and must only be discussed in the course of your duty


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant should have a Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology from a recognizable institution.
·       Must be registered with Allied Health Professional Council with a valid practicing license.
·       At least 2 years’ experience working in an HIV setting.
·       Basic knowledge of performing quality controls and quality assurance regarding HIV testing.
·       Knowledge of good laboratory practice
·       Good written and verbal communication or interpersonal skills is a must.

How to Apply:
Please send filled IRC application form, cover letter, and Curriculum Vitae in ONE PDF attachment clearly indicating the position that you have applied for to: UAIRCJobs@rescue.org or hands deliver to Human Resource department in IRC Lamwo Office, Located on Mission road, Palabek Kal.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NB: Please note that if you do not follow the above instructions your application will be automatically disqualified. Whilst all applications will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified Females are especially encouraged to apply. IRC is an equal opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 27th January 2020

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

Radiographer Jobs - Kagando Hospital


Job Title:      Radiographer
Organization:  Kagando Rural Development Centre/Kagando Hospital
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Kagando Rural Development Centre/Kagando Hospital was founded in 1965 as a Leprosarium and Nurses’ Training Centre by an African Inland Missionary called Dr Carl Baker, who had himself been forced out of Eastern DRC by the Simba rebellion of 1964. Today the Hospital has a 256-bed capacity, a School of Nursing and Midwifery (230+ students), a Primary school and Nursery school (700+ students), a Mothers Care Home, a Microfinance Project, Christian Nurture/Church Ministry; and community outreach projects in Water, Sanitation, Adult Literacy, Agriculture, Nutrition, Entrepreneurship, and Community Health Programs. It is a a Church of Uganda Founded Private not for profit making Institution.

Job Summary:  The Radiographer will Make use of medical radiation in assessing, diagnosing, treatment and initial evaluation of patients.       


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Diploma in Radiography from a recognized Institution.
·        Must be registered with the regulatory body of country of origin and the Allied Health Professionals Council of Uganda
·        Must be practicing Christian (If married, attach copy of marriage certificate)

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified persons should submit their applications attached with a CV, copies of academic certificates and testimonials indicating two (2) referees and reliable telephone contacts addressed to;

The Human Resource Manager,
KARUDEC
Private Bag Kasese

Email to: hr.kagando@gmail.com, karudec@yahoo.com, rev.maserekanoah@gmail.com

Online applications may also be send here, Click Here

Deadline: Tuesday, 28th January 2020 at 12:00PM

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

6 Enrolled Midwife Job Placements - International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports To: Registered Midwife

About US:
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home. The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998 supporting nationals and refugees and various institutions in the country notably the government, community based organizations, the civil society and the private sector. The current program portfolio in Uganda includes health, peace building, gender-based violence, economic recovery and agribusiness, and children & youth. IRC has a country office in Kampala, a regional office in Lamwo, Moroto, West Nile and in South western Uganda. Given the conflict outbreak in South Sudan, IRC extended its services to Palabek refugee settlement to support refugees being settled in Lamwo district.

Job Summary: The Enrolled Midwife shall be responsible for providing health education talks to women and their partners in the reproductive health facility and in the community. She will provide Antenatal, delivery, post-partum, post-natal care, family planning services and shall maintained environment friendly working space hence adhering to infection control and prevention practices. She will provide HIV/AIDS services including but not limited to counseling, eMTCT, EID and HAART services

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Assess for reproductive health needs of adolescent girls and women of reproductive age group.
·       Provide counseling and health education to clients before and after screening.
·       Provide the full antenatal care package including screening tests at the facility and during community outreaches.
·       Identifying high-risk pregnancies and organizing appropriate referrals.
·       Provide basic emergency obstetric and neonatal care, adolescent sexual and reproductive services including prevention and treatment of HIV and other STIs.
·       Provide information and linkage to elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV services.
·       Provide care during labour and puerperium with emphasis on prevention of infection and ensuring successful breastfeeding.
·       Participate in clinician ward rounds and provide bedside nursing care for admitted mothers.
·       Provide post-natal care services for mother and baby including immunization, growth monitoring, support for breast-feeding and family planning.
·       Ensure infection prevention and control is implemented according to MoH guideline.
·       Provide clinical care for survivors of Sexual and Gender based violence.
·       Participate in maternal and prenatal audit surveillance and response in the health facility.
·       Participate in conducting community health activities related to Reproductive Health.
·       Prepare daily, monthly activity reports and audits for the different reproductive health services.
·       Adhere to the professional code of conduct and ethics.
·       Participate in any other activity as directed by supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       Must have enrolled midwifery certificate or equivalent
·       Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives council
·       Relevant work experience of two years is essential.
·       Be able to work in a stressful setting and adapt quickly to changing environments
·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

How to Apply:
Please send filled IRC application form, cover letter, and Curriculum Vitae in ONE PDF attachment clearly indicating the position that you have applied for to: UAIRCJobs@rescue.org or hands deliver to Human Resource department in IRC Lamwo Office, Located on Mission road, Palabek Kal.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please note that if you do not follow the above instructions your application will be automatically disqualified.
Whilst all applications will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified Females are especially encouraged to apply. IRC is an equal opportunity Employer.

Deadline: 27th January 2020

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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