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Physician/Medical Officer

Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

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

Physician/Medical Officer Jobs in Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) Kampala vacancies in Kampala at Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP

# Job Description

Makerere University Joint AIDS Program MJAP is a private-not-for profit
Company under Makerere University.
MJAP works to build partnerships and strengthen health systems to optimally
respond to HIV/AIDS, TB, Noncommunicable diseases NCDs and other diseases of
public health importance in Africa.
MJAP is implementing a sub-award grant from Infectious Diseases Institute
IDI, for accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control in Kampala region; with
funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief PEPFAR.
MJAP is seeking competent, passionate and dynamic individuals to fill the
positions of;
Role Title: Physician/Medical Officer
Reports to: Executive Director
Role definition: To provide technical guidance at the clinic and to MJAP
supported health facilities in planning, implementing, and monitoring of
comprehensive quality HIV care and treatment services.

Roles and Responsibilities
1\. Take lead and coordinate the provision of quality HIV/AIDS Care and
Treatment services in all the supported health facilities aligned with updated
guidelines and SOPs
2\. Lead the planning, budgeting and execution of Care and Treatment
activities in collaboration with program coordinators and other stakeholders
3\. Support health facilities to conduct performance reviews, identify best
practices and performance gaps and apply continuous quality improvement
methods to HIV/TB Care and Treatment and participate in continuous medical
education through training, coaching and mentoring of health workers
4\. Coordinate and conduct periodic stakeholder HIV and TB Care and Treatment
meetings aimed at promoting collaboration, learning and adaptation CLA among
stakeholders
5\. Provide technical assistance aimed at strengthening the quality of health
services and data through supportive supervision and monitoring visit to the
supported health facilities
6\. Prepare and submit timely monthly, quarterly and annual reports on
HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment services to the supervisor and relevant
stakeholders.
7\. Participate in activities under other program areas as will be assigned by
the supervisor

Qualifications and Job specifications
• A Master’s degree in Internal Medicine with training in Health Systems
Strengthening and Management.
• 3 years’ relevant experience preferably in health development at a senior
management position, with a reputable international NGO.
• 3 years’ experience in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care, and support of,
eMTCT, HIV/TB, Community Linkages and health systems strengthening.
• 2 years’ experience of implementing continuous quality improvement CQI
strategies in the health sector.
• Ability to build and maintain working relationships with colleagues in
government agencies, NGOs, and other actors.

Key personal competences
• Practical experience of working with MOH, DHOs and Community level Health
structures in HIV Care and Treatment.
• Excellent team work, communication skills both oral and written with
strong management and analytical skills.
• Must be dynamic, self-motivated, demonstrate high initiative and be
persuasive.
• Excellent report writing skills
• MS office Computer packages
• Ability to work in a rural setting

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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]**

Physician/Medical Officer Jobs in Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) Kampala vacancies in Kampala at Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP

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