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Medical Officer

Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted March 21, 2022.

Medical Officer Jobs in Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

# Job Description

Role Title: Medical Officer
Reports to: Medical Officer Team Lead
Role definition: To offer specialized care and treatment to HIV infected
patients according to MOH guidelines and MJAP policies.
Reports to: Care and Treatment Advisor

Roles and Responsibilities
1\. Obtain and document detailed medical history, perform appropriate
physical examinations and carry out initial as well as ongoing evaluation of
HIV-infected patients.
2\. Prescribe medications to patients including emergency care to the very
sick patients.
3\. Select, recommend and initiate most appropriate antiretroviral therapy
ART to all eligible patients according to MOH guidelines and MJAP patient
care protocols.
4\. Monitor toxicities; follow up on adherence and treatment response.
5\. Request and interpret the necessary laboratory tests and radiological
investigations for diagnosis as well as for monitoring and follow-up of
patients on ART.
6\. Evaluate and manage patients for opportunistic infections and non-
infectious comorbidities
7\. Provide continuous on job mentorship to nurses, counselors and nursing
assistants at the clinic.
8\. Prepare and present challenging cases at the CME sessions as well as
reviewing of different medical journals at the journal club according to the
scheduled timetable.

Qualifications and job specifications:
• Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or its equivalent from a
recognized institution.
• Must be registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.
• At least 2 year’ experience in clinic or hospital-based services.
• Experience in HIV/AIDS and ART is added advantage.

Key personal competences
• Team and communication skills both oral and written and with strong
management and analytical skills.
• Must be dynamic, Persuasive and convincing, self- motivated and able to
demonstrate high initiative.
• Report writing skills in desirable reporting formats,
• Research and networking skills

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Email:: [email protected]

Interested candidates who meet the above mentioned requirements should send
their applications, a detailed curriculum vita and copies of relevant academic
documents to; **The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint AIDS
Program MJAP** , not later than 25th March, 2022 by 5:00pm.Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted Email address for applications;
**[email protected]**

Medical Officer Jobs in Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

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