Medical Services Technical Leads x2 at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

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  • Company: The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)
  • Location: Uganda
  • State: Uganda
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: NGO Jobs in Uganda
Job Description

REF: TS/HR/PMGT/08 Classification: Contract-full time Reports to: Center Program Manager Salary: Commensurate with training and experience Duty Station: TASO Rukungiri CoE and TASO Gulu CoE Directly Supervises: • Medical Officer/ QI-OR . Clinical and Linkages Officer Pharmacy Technician Laboratory Technician / Laboratory Technologist • Clinician

Main Purpose of the Job: To supervise, coordinate and administer provision of medical services at the Centre and ensure compliance at the procedures, regulations, standards and targets. THEA NISATIC Key Outputs • Work plans and budgets for medical services developed • Quality of service delivery ensured Centre management of required staffing and competencies for medical services informed Availability of required medical supplies and equipment at center ensures . Clinical activities supported • Appraisals for all medical staff conducted

Key Duties and Responsibilities • Develop and manage departmental work plans and budgets • Ensure compliance to the set TASO standards procedures and guidelines ing medical services • Verify and recommendation of staff medical bills • Ensure active implementation of quality improvement projects within the medical department • Participate in the development and implementation of a departmental staff capacity building plan based on assessed needs • Conduct Training Needs Assessment • Conduct staff appraisals and pick out training needs • Develop periodic training schedules for medical staff • Support continuous professional education • Plan for timely procurement of medical equipment and supplies • Carry out stock taking of medical equipment and supplies on a regular basis • Support the Laboratory and Pharmacy teams in the management of medical supplies • Supervise and support heads of units in the medical department • Provide support to the center manager on partnerships issues related to medical activities • Prepare and submit periodic reports on the medical services of the center • Demonstrate proficiency in performing procedures and maximize patient comfort • Explain procedures to patients and caretakers in language that is appropriate to their educational, developmental, and emotional status accurately • Conduct performance appraisals of the immediate subordinates • Provide input to the Human Resource Department to ensure adequate and competent staff in the medical Department

PERSON SPECIFICATION: Medical Services Technical Lead • Minimum Academic Qualifications: Bachelor’s in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB). • Additional Training Necessary: Training in Program Management and Training in Public Health. • Minimum Experience and Exposure: 4 years Post internship experience as a Medical Officer, 2 of them in HIV related work. Experience in managing a robust administrative function is a required. • Other Qualities/Attributes: Integrity, Emotional control, Confidentiality, Tact, Ability to work under mental and physical stress and Innovativeness.

Method of Application
Only qualified candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees, two of who should be the present employer / immediate supervisor or last employer if unemployed, or any other if it is the first employment being applied for. None of the referees should be a relative, friend or business associate. All referees' designations should be stated and contact details included i.e. physical address, telephone/ mobile numbers and email contacts. All interested Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application Form, scan and save all the relevant documents as one document (labeled with candidate's full names) and forward only online applications with the relevant credentials to: /THEAIDSSUPPORTORGANISATIONTASO. Please visit the TASO Website at to access the detailed job advert. Also note that only applications received online shall be considered. * Posting Date: April 27, 2022 * Closing Date: May 10, 2022 at 4:30pm While TASO appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from TASO Uganda One (01) month after the closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful. * Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.