Clinician job at Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)


Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Clinician job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 16 February 2022

Hiring Organization: Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Job Details:

Role Title: Clinician (1)
Reports to: District Program Officer
Location: Busia District.

Position summary: The Clinicians will work with and support respective health facility teams to enrol all newly identified HIV positive clients in care and on ART, and to provide high quality HIV and TB Care and treatment services along the care continuum as per the national guidelines for HIV prevention, care and treatment through ongoing patient clinical assessments and management, data reviews and reporting, and applying quality improvement approaches to close existing service quality gaps

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Participate in day-to-day running of the HIV/AIDS and integrated HIV/TB clinics at supported health facilities including daily enrollment of all newly identified HIV positive clients.
• Work with other health facility staff and project seconded volunteers to strengthen targeted HIV eligibility screening at all facility entry points and testing all those eligible for the HIV test.
• Daily review of all HTS services data tools both at facility and from outreaches to track all new HIV positive clients in collaboration with community linkages structures and ensure their enrolment into care and on ART to completion.
• Work with the facility, district and project M&E teams to ensure up-to-date data collection and reporting mechanisms are responsive to the needs of the district, project, MoH and other stakeholders.
• Ensure the project’s, facilities and district’s HIV/AIDS support for activities is well-coordinated and demonstrate results towards set targets.
• In collaboration with supported facility, district and cluster staff monitor and support attainment of HIV Care enrolment, Care & Treatment Performance targets as per the national guidelines.
• Work with other facility, district, and project staff to plan and implement quality improvement activities to improve HIV testing outputs, enrolment and retention of clients in care and on ART, clinical and laboratory services monitoring aimed at improved delivery of high-quality HIV continuum of services.
• Support facilities in forecasting, quantifying, and requisitioning adequate commodities to support the HIV care and treatment continuum including ARVs, HIV test kits, viral load kits and opportunistic infections (O. Is) management medicines.
• Support health facilities in the management of patients with Advanced HIV Disease and implement active pharmacovigilance for HIV and TB medicines.


Qualifications, job requirements and competencies:
• A Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Nursing with experience in HIV and TB clinical services delivery improvement
• Additional training in HIV/AIDS and TB clinical management
• Knowledge in HIV/AIDS clinical management, including the current national guidelines for HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment.
• At least 2 years’ experience in managing HIV/AIDS and TB services in clinical settings.
• Willingness to work in rural settings.
• Excellent Counselling, Interpersonal, Communication and Computer/ICT Skills.
• Ability to communicate in the language dialects used in East Central region (Lusoga, Lugweri,Swahili, Samia, Luganda).

Application procedure

Interested and qualified candidates should apply via the email below and submit their cover letters, a detailed curriculum vita and copies of relevant academic documents to: hr@mjap.mak.ac.ug addressed to; The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP), not later than 16th February 2022 at 5:00pm
The Application letter, CV and certificates be attached as one document; and should not exceed 5 MB.

MJAP is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
MJAP is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We value and seek diversity in our workforce.

Date Posted: 2022-02-04

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