Management Sciences for Health
District Clinical Mentor (3)
Deadline of this Job:
1st Feb 2013
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is an international nonprofit public health
organisation with headquarters in USA, whose purpose is to strengthen health
programs worldwide. MSH Uganda is currently running a number of USAIO and
other donor funded projects including STAR-E in Eastern Uganda. STAR-E is a 5-
year USAID-supported District-based HIV/TB Project ending in March 2014,
focuses on the prevention, care, and treatment of HIV/TB in health facilities and
communities, headquartered in Mbale, with activities in Budaka, Bududa, Bukwo,
Busia, Bulaleja, Kapchorwa, Mbale, Pallisa, Bulambuli, Kween, Kibuku and Sironko
MSH now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following
District Clinical Mentor (3 posts) Location: Mbale/ Pallisa/ Kapchorwa/ Busia.
The Clinical Mentor will be a clinician with experience in providing
comprehensive HIV/TB services, including anti-retroviral therapy (ART), who will
travel frequently to health centers in the District Based HIV/TB Program (DBHP)
areas to introduce and improve the quality of these services.
S/he will ensure that all HIV/TB services meet national guidelines and treatment
protocols and that each health center meets national accreditation standards.
S/he will train and support new clinical mentors identified by the DBHP to
improve access to and the quality of comprehensive HIV/ TB services.
S/he will assist service providers, case managers, data clerks and other health
center staff to link up with both community and hospital focal points to strengthen
two way referrals both up and down the network.
Ensure regular communication on health facility stock levels of key supplies,
medications, laboratory test kits, and reagents.
Assist the District Health Office in the preparation, monitoring and evaluation of
their annual HIV/ TB plans.
Clinical health care professional (Medical Doctor, Clinical Officer, Nurse) with
training and at least 3 years’ experience in provision of comprehensive HIV/AIDS &
TB services, including ART
Knowledge and experience in Provider Initiated Counseling and Testing, TBHIV,
Integrated Management of Adult Illness (IMAI), and palliative care,
Experience working in a health center environment desirable,
Experience in training others in HIV/ TB services and providing supportive
Experience in quality improvement, monitoring and evaluation and HMIS
Fluent in written a spoken English essential.
Job application procedure
If you meet the above requirements, please forward your application (cover letter,
CV and relevant academic documentation) addressed to the Human Resources
Partner, to the following addresses.
In Kampala: MSH, Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive, Bugolobi, P. 0. Box 71419,
Kampala Or email: HRUG@msh.org
In Mbale: STAR-E Project, Mbale P.O.BOX 929 Plot 34-36 Bungokho Road,
Senior Quarters: Or email: HRUG@msh.org
Deadline for receiving applications: not later than 12.00 Noon by Friday, 1st
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