Jobs in Uganda - Infection Prevention and Control Specialist (IPC) Job at Ministry of Health (MOH)

Infection Prevention and Control Specialist (IPC) Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 19 February 2021

Hiring Organization: Ministry of Health (MOH)

JOB DETAILS:
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has received a grant from the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention {CDC} Cooperative Agreement (CoAg), a strategic mechanism of the United States Government (USG) to implement activities in line with its mandate in support of the Public health response to HIV/AIDS and other health systems. CDC will be supporting a pool of Human Resources that are expected to lead the implementation of the grant. The staff to be recruited under this grant will be contracted by the MOH. The contracts are for one (1) year renewable subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance of the staff.
For more information, please log on: https://www.health.go.ug/2021/01/28/job-applications/  .

Job Title: Infection Prevention and Control Specialist (IPC)
Reports to: Commissioner Clinical Services
Job Purpose: IPC specialist will to support the coordination and implementation of IPC at central and regional level. Will provide onsite mentorship, peer to peer skills transfer to the MOH IPC counterparts for sustainability. The specialist will work with MOH and central level institutions, coordinating the national IPC committee, revision of national IPC guidelines, supporting the development of SOPs, supporting standardization of IPC training materials and approaches. Specialist will specifically support RRH teams building their capacity in IPC mentorship and strengthening IPC committees at different levels

Academic Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from a recognised University/ Institution.
• Master’s degree in a clinical discipline, Public Health or any health related discipline from a recognized University/institution is must.

Experience
At least six (6) years of experience working in the Ugandan health system at regional /national level three (3) of which should be at a level of Senior Officer.

Application procedure

Handwritten applications should be Hand Delivered to the address below between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. All applications should be submitted not later than February 19th, 2021 to:
The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health Headquarters (At the Reception}
Plot 6, Lourdel Road, Wandegeva
Tel. +256417-712260 /+256417-712221
Please include your telephone number and email contacts on the application. Applicants should attach the following:
• Recent passport-size photograph.
• Detailed curriculum Vitae.
• Certified copies of the academic certificates and transcripts.
• Two recommendation letters from two of the most recent supervisors/ employers.
• A photocopy of your appointment letter for your most recent position.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The list of shortlisted candidates will be displayed on the MOH Noticeboard

Date Posted: 2021-02-13

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