IRC Medical Officer Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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IRC Medical Officer Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

IRC Uganda looking for “Medical Officer”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before January 31, 2024.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on January 20, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Medical Officer to be based in Kiryandongo, Uganda.

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities
Clinical Activities

  • The Medical Doctor shall be responsible for the supervision and day-to-day management of health activities including support to primary health care facilities,
  • Community Health, IRC health referral sites, and medical supplies.
  • Coordinate integrated service delivery at the health facilities including, but not limited to; mental health, NCD’s, Nutrition, HIV care and RH including coordination of consultancy and outreaches.
  • Ensure adequate health team coverage of the clinics and rationale prescription and use of medicines and medical supplies.
  • Monitor availability of supplies and promptly alert the clinical services and health teams.
  • Coordinate clinical audits, chart reviews and mortality audits as part of continuous learning and improvement of activities.
  • Identify training needs and provide just-in-time training and mentorship for the multi-disciplinary health care teams.
  • Support the implementation of emergency reproductive health services including basic emergency obstetric and neonatal care.
  • Coordinate with district health authorities and other agencies to avoid duplication of services in the settlements and to optimize health outcomes through increased access to life saving interventions.
  • Ensure consistent and timely collection, utilization and reporting of community health and facility-based health data.
  • Represent the health program and maintain effective and cordial relationship with district health authorities and other district officials, UN agencies, Community leaders and other NGO’s.

Eligibility criteria:

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery. A Post Graduate training in Project Management, or a master’s degree in public health field will be an added advantage.
  • Must be registered with Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioner’s council.
  • Must possess a valid practicing license.
  • At least five years’ experience in clinical work in a humanitarian setting.
  • Good track record of clinical management of common ailments and program management.
  • Knowledge of grants management.
  • Working contacts within health sector, including district health care authorities and other NGO’s.
  • Fluency in English and any other relevant local language.
  • Strong analytical orientation and sound judgment
  • Proactiveness, resourcefulness, punctuality, responsibility.
  • Excellent administrative/management skills.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Solid understanding of the social, economic, and political context of a refugee setting.
  • Dedication to the IRC principles and demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with persons of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Proficiency in current office software applications (MS- word, excel, PowerPoint).

Other Details

  • Requisition ID: req47896
  • Job Title: Medical Officer-Team Lead
  • Sector: Health
  • Employment Category: Regular
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: Not Applicable
  • Location: Kiryandongo, Uganda

How to Apply IRC Medical Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/47896?c=rescue

The Closing Date: January 31, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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