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Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative is a PEPFAR/CDC supported community based NGO that was established in 2001 with the mission: "To curb the further spread of HIV infections by educating all residents of Mbuya Parish about HIV/AIDS, and to enable those who are already living with HIV/AIDS to live a responsible, positive, and dignified life." Reach Out delivers comprehensive services through four satellite clinics and multiple mobile outreaches and public-private partnerships within Kampala and Luwero. Reach Out seeks to recruit a dynamic, self-motivated well-qualified person to fill the position below. He/She will be responsible for overseeing the management of over 6500 clients and supervising 60 staff in the medical directorate.

Job Title                     :          Director Medical Services

Directorate                 :           Medical

Directly Reports to       :        Executive Director

Main purpose of the job : Under the direction of the Board of Directors and Executive Director, the Director Medical Services plans and directs all aspects of the organization’s medical policies and programs, ensuring that they are compliance with national policies while identifying opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness of patient care.

Key Result Areas

  •          Efficient / effective and high quality medical services provided.
  •          Medical staff, budgets and procedures well managed
  •          Strategic planning and coordination of medical programs effectively managed.

Duties and Responsibilities

1.      Provide the planning and leadership to the medical directorate by ensuring that appropriate structures, systems, competencies and values are developed.

2.      Keeps abreast of national trends in HIV prevalence and management and ensure that ROM’s medical services remain in line with prevailing trends and relevant to the targeted population.

3.      Provide leadership in the development and review of appropriate clinical protocols and processes that support consistent quality services and appropriate referrals.

4.      Develop, Monitor and support compliance with continuous medical quality improvement plans and peer review processes.

5.      Provide leadership to Reach Out Kasaala ensuring quality HIV / PHC integrated service delivery.

6.      To ensure effective implementation and expansion of upcoming initiatives and programs including private –Public partnerships and services to key populations in all the sites / centres.

7.      Ensure that the interfaces between Medical and other departments are managed optimally.

8.      To develop a clear public relations strategy for the directorate, create and manage formal and informal networks with key organizations and institutions within and abroad to expand ROM’S networking and advocacy strategy.

9.      Have responsibility for the financial management of the directorate of the directorate including budget planning, resource allocation and preparation of quarterly reports.

10.  Collaborate with other senior managers to ensure proper planning and implementation of all ROM development plans through meetings, effective decision making, strategic planning and resource mobilization.

11.  To motivate and develop staff within the directorate and enhance succession planning through effective delegation.

12.  Ensure effective communication throughout the directorate.

13.  Coordinate directorate’s work plans and reports with support of monitoring and evaluation coordinator.

14.  To promote the vision, mission and the values of Reach out as expressed in the policies, regulations & guidelines.

15.  To ensure health safety , and security in your area of operation in ROM

16.  Assumes other related responsibilities as required.

PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS – Director Medical Services

Academic Qualifications Required; 1st degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) and Master’s Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or any related field.

Other Job-related training required.

  •          Comprehensive HIV /aids CARE AND MANAGEMENT
  •          Counselling & Guidance
  •          Project planning and Management
  •          Proposal writing
  •          Public Relations
  •          Training of Trainers

Minimum work experience necessary: At least 5years in HIV /AIDS Care and management.

  •          Specialised  Knowledge Required:
  •          Clinical guidelines and policies
  •          National HIV /AIDS policies and guidelines
  •          Current trends in HIV /AIDS treatment
  •          Knowledge and experience of research methods – both quantitative and qualitative.

Key Skills;

  •          Excellent management and organizational skills
  •          Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  •          Excellent oral and written presentation skills
  •          Good computer skills
  •          Ability to work independently and with a team.
  •          Leadership and team building skills.

Application Procedure:

Interested persons with the above requirements should submit their applications together with a detailed curriculum vitae, a day-time telephone number(s), and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least two referees; as well as copies of professional certificates and testimonials to;

The Human Resource Manager

Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative

P.O. Box 7303, Kampala,

Physical Address: Plot 1 Boazman Road, Mbuya II (Next to Our Lady of Africa Church, Mbuya)

Website: www.reachoutmbuya.org

Deadline; 22nd May 2015 at 4:00pm - ONLY SHORT LISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

Sunday Masses

Luganda: 7:30 am.  English: 9:00 am, 11:00 am and 5;00 pm.

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About Our Church

Welcome to Our Lady of Africa Parish Mbuya. We are located near Bugolobi Township in Nakawa Division. It is about 5 kms from the City Centre of Kampala. Mbuya Catholic Parish is a vibrant and diverse community made up of people from different parts of Uganda. We welcome you warmly and joyfully.

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