Deputy Care and Treatment Technical Lead job at Rakai Health Sciences Program

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Vacancy title:
Deputy Care and Treatment Technical Lead

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Healthcare , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

Rakai Health Sciences Program

Deadline of this Job:
31 March 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kalisizo , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, March 21, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio - medical research and service delivery organization.
RHSP strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community-based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the districts of South-central Uganda.
Deputy Care and Treatment technical lead
Duty Station: Kalisizo
Reporting To: Care & Treatment Technical Lead

Job Summary
The position holder will coordinate care and treatment activities to ensure timely and quality accelerated HIV care service delivery across all the supported 12 districts.

• Support implementation and coordination of care and treatment activities across Masaka region.
• Provide technical support to staff in care and treatment in the clusters and health facilities.
• Support mentoring & CMEs for HCWs and project teams in relation to HIV/AIDS care and treatment.
• Support roll out of National HIV treatment guidelines and other related guidelines in HIV/AIDS care as recommended by the funders and MoH.
• Make reports on key activities related to HIV/AIDS treatment in Masaka region as required by the project and its stakeholders including funders and MoH.
• Provide on call/distance TA support for the handling of complicated HIV/AIDS cases.
• Support Quality improvement and Assurance of HIV/AIDS services at facilities and recommend corrective action.
• Participate in data use to guide program improvement
• Participate in meetings that review the performance and address bottlenecks affecting HIV/AIDS care and treatment services in Masaka region.
• Participate in donor meetings.
• Any other duty assigned by supervisor.

• Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery.
• Master of Public Health or Health Services Research
• Training and experience working in HIV/AIDS setting.
• Active registration with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council required.
• At least 2 years in service post internship in a busy HIV/ AIDS clinical setting.
• Willingness to work and live in rural areas is required.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Applications: All interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send their; applications including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic qualifications/certificates (In one PDF/ Word document), addressed to the HR Manager to [email protected] . Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of the email. Only online applications will be considered. Deadline for Submission: Thursday 31st March 2022 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification