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TB Program Officer Job at Infectious Diseases Institute - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Overview
Job Category: Corporate / Organisation Officer
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  31 January 2020
Duty Station: Uganda
Posted: 20-01-2020
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Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 20-01-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 20-01-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
TB Program Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Doctors & Other Health Professionals ]

 

Jobs at:

Infectious Diseases Institute

Deadline of this Job:
31 January 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, January 20, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
  Position: TB Program Officer (TPO PACT 009)
Reports to: Senior Technical Advisor
Duty Station: Moroto/Kotido
JOB PURPOSE:
The TB Technical Officer will ensure delivery of quality TB and TB-HIV care services in line with current national guidelines by providing technical and leadership support to health facility teams..

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Lead mentorship and training efforts to build capacity of facility teams to deliver high quality TB care services.
• Provide clinical care to TB and TB-HIV patients in targeted health facilities in line with standard national TB care and management guidelines.
• Coordinate appropriate referral and management of complex patients through liaison with senior technical
advisor and tertiary TB treatment centers.
• Lead performance monitoring initiatives and routine data use activities at all health facilities to guide implementation of project activities.
• Support the health workers to identify, implement and document continuous quality improvement activities along the TB diagnostic and treatment cascades.
• Collaborate with the community project team to improve facility efforts in following up patients towards better linkage, monitoring and retention in care.
• Collaborate with the community project team to improve facility efforts in following up patients towards better linkage, monitoring and retention in care.
• Collaborate with the M&E project team in supporting health facilities to compile and submit accurate HMIS and programmatic reports according to project, USG and Ministry of Health guidelines.
• Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.

Job Skills: Not Specified


Person Specifications
• Bachelor's degree in public health or a related discipline with a Diploma in Clinical Medicine
• Additional Training in TB and HIV care is an added advantage Full and active registration with the Uganda Allied Health workers' Council.
Previous experience working with the public healthcare system is an added advantage
• Up-to-date knowledge of TB and HIV care with over 3 years' clinical experience.
• Good communication, organization and management skills
• Understands client confidentiality and exhibits a high level of ethical conduct
• Good interpersonal skills and is able to work in teams.
• Has basic computer literacy including word processing, excel, internet and powerpoint. • Good understanding of district health systems.

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified


Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

 

Job application procedure
  Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these positions should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 31st January, 2020. (Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug ).
Key Notes:
1. IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
2. Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
3. Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
4. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
5. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
The Senior Human Resource Manager Infectious Diseases Institute - IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University P. O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda


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