Health Assistant Job at Medical Teams International – Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Job Category: Health/ Medicine
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  25 August 2021
Duty Station:  Kampala
Posted: 20-08-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Health Assistant

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

Jobs at:

Medical Teams International

Deadline of this Job:
25 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, August 20, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Medical Teams International is a faith-based not for profit health relief and development organization with a Calling "Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world". MTI-UG has operations in West Nile, Mid-Western and South Western Uganda. We provide Comprehensive Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition to people of concern and the local communities. MTI-Uganda is seeking to recruit highly competent, dynamic, trainable and experienced candidate for immediate placement for period of 4 months in the following position:
Job title: Health Assistant

Responsible to prepare and present health education sessions to the population as well as mobilization activities related to public health.

• Liaise with Public Health Officer to develop and implement health and hygiene promotion programs and community awareness campaigns related to EPI, HIV/AIDS, WASH, child welfare, family planning and disease prevention
• Maintain relationships with community partners and coordinate local level activities that support community health
• Prepare materials and deliver health education sessions
• Conduct health audits within the community and collaborate with supervisor to plan programming in accordance with findings; monitor and evaluate of the same
• Strengthen linkage of health facilities to the community through regular feedbacks and facilitate access to healthcare
• Collaborate with other stakeholders in the community to ensure uptake of services
• Conduct disease surveillance activities to predict outbreaks
• Identify people with medical problems and contact medical team to make referrals
• Carry out home visits based on referrals of health workers and volunteers
• Analyse data and submit reports as per schedule
• Ensure that medical practices are conducted with the highest level of integrity and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
• Other duties as assigned

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
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Application Deadline: Wednesday 25th August 2021; 5.00 PM
Application Procedure:
1. Interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their Application letter and CV ONLY including 3 work related referees to; [email protected]
3. Do not attach your Academic transcripts. They will be requested if you are shortlisted
4. Only online applications will be accepted. Your application will only be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements and system application procedures.
5. Medical Teams International does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, Shortlisting, interview meeting, processing, reference verification, training or any other fees)
6. Medical Teams International will not be responsible for such fraudulent correspondence or any loss of money or theft which may result from anyone engagingin any fraudulent recruitment activity.
7. Medical Teams International is an equal opportunity employer. 8. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. MTI is an equal opportunity Employer.
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