Job Title: Clinical Officer
Reports to: Project Manager
AMREF is the largest indigenous health development non-governmental organization based in Africa. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, AMREF aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health. AMREF is headquartered in Nairobi, and has programmes in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Southern Sudan, South Africa and West Africa. Employing over 800 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $70 million, AMREF is a knowledge resource for donors and partners. For more information visit our website www.amref.org
Job Summary: The Clinical Officer will take lead and coordinate routine safe male circumcision activities at the wellness centers.
Carry out safe medical circumcision surgery for project target age group at fixed or mobile sites.
Ensure documentation of all surgical and follow up procedures including follow up and management of adverse effects
Ensure that circumcisions are carried out safely and in accordance with agreed policies
Ensure that all SMC activities are done according to the standard operating procedures and ethical requirements.
Manage and account for allocated recourses including medical drugs and supplies.
Refer complicated cases for further management.
Provide leadership and mentorship to the SMC team at the wellness centre
Support other project related duties as required
Submit regular reports as required by the project and the MOH.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should possess a diploma in clinical medicine and community health from a recognized institution.
Must be registered and licenced by the allied health professionals council
At least two years experience preferably in a circumcision surgical setting
How to Apply:
All candidates should send an updated CV including three professional referees and cover letter to the: Human Resources Manager, AMREF Uganda by e-mail to email@example.com .Emails should not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: Friday 18th October 2013