Medical Officer job at The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Vacancy title:
Medical Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Deadline of this Job:
13 December 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Mukono, Wakiso and Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, December 01, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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General Summary
The Medical Officer will ensure delivery of quality HIV/AIDS care and treatment services to clients by providing technical and leadership support to health facility teams.

Key Responsibilities
• Provide clinical care to HIV/AIDS patients attending the IDI clinic and other IDI-supported health facilities in line with standard care and treatment guidelines.
• Assess and diagnose clinical patient problems, order appropriate diagnostic tests and prescribe medication for patients
• Coordinate appropriate referral and management of complex patients through liaison with senior care specialists and other tertiary treatment centers.
• Contribute to performance monitoring initiatives and routine data use activities at the IDI clinic
• Support the team to identify, implement and document continuous quality improvement activities along client care and treatment cascades.
• Coordinate and support facility efforts in follow up of clients to improve linkage, retention and viral suppression rates among clients in HIV care.
• Participate in weekly Continuing Medical Education sessions
• Contribute to Research efforts as will be appropriate
• Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.

Person Specification
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery Degree
• Completion of Internship
• Full and active registration with the UMDPC
• Additional training in HIV/AIDS care and opportunistic infections is added advantage
• Experience and up-to-date technical knowledge of HIV/AIDS clinical care and ART
• Good communication, organization and management skills
• Understands client confidentiality and exhibits high level of ethical conduct
• Has basic computer literacy including word processing, excel, internet and power point.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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13 December 2022
Job Info
Job Category: Health/ Medicine jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 13 December 2022
Duty Station: Mukono, Wakiso and Kampala
Posted: 01-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 01-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 01-12-2066
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