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Clinical Officer

Medical Teams International

This is a Full-time position in Mbarara posted March 17, 2022.

Medical Teams International Carreer opportunities in Mbarara Clinical Officer Jobs opportunities in Mbarara at Medical Teams International

# Job Description

Job Location: Mbarara – Southwest, Uganda
Job Summary: Responsible for performing consultations in OPD and IPD units to
diagnose, treat and manage patients in line with MoH and UNHCR guidelines.
Controls the rational distribution of medicine and attends to emergency cases
in the health facility.

Job Responsibilities:
• Perform OPD/IPD ward rounds to assess patient condition, diagnose and
prescribe treatment and/or refer complicated cases in line with clinical
guidelines and hygiene protocols
• Determine when OPD/IPD patients should be discharged or transferred,
ensuring referrals are managed efficiently to minimize complications
• Control the rational distribution of medicine and equipment; ensure
sterilization and good maintenance of medical equipment, report any
malfunctioning to supervisor
• Keep the patient and family informed about the illness and provide
appropriate explanations about the treatment to follow; verify understanding
to ensure informed consent and adherence to treatment
• Ensure data traceability by recording all medical activities on patients
card and in registration books such that patient treatment is continuous
• Attend to emergency cases in the health facility
• Participate in community mobilization and sensitization on curative and
preventative health services
• Ensure general hygiene standards and universal precautions are followed at
all times and implement and monitor actions to reduce bio-hazard risks and
improve infection control
• Ensure ongoing training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in
order to optimize the quality of care
• Ensure that medical decisions are made with the highest level of integrity
and ethics according to professional and MTI Code of Conduct
• Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and
participate in capacity building opportunities
• Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary process as per MTI
policy
• Ensure data collected is accurate and submit reports according to schedule
• Other duties as assigned

Education, Experience, Licenses and Certifications
• Diploma in Clinical Medicine & Community Health or equivalent is required
• Registration with Allied Health Professionals Council is required
• Valid practicing license is required
• 2 years of clinical medicine experience is required
• Experience working with international NGOs is an added advantage

KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge of primary health care, maternal and child health, reproductive
health, HIV and AIDS and communicable diseases
Knowledge of professional clinical medicine principles, procedures and
techniques
Knowledge of medicines, hygiene protocol and IPC measures

SKILLS
• Skilled in applying clinical medicine principles and procedures in the
evaluation and treatment of patients
• Skilled in prescribing correct medication
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• A good command of both written and spoken English

ABILITIES
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information and adhere to
professional code of conduct
• Ability to treat all patients and staff with respect, without prejudice
• Ability to provide high quality, ethical, compassionate care that places the
needs of the patient first
• Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy
• Ability to be flexible and manage stress
• Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

Physical Conditions
This position requires work at health facilities located in remote areas
with very basic living conditions.

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**Closing Date** : 30th March. 2022

Medical Teams International Carreer opportunities in Mbarara Clinical Officer Jobs opportunities in Mbarara at Medical Teams International

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