VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 02/2020

 

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTNO. 02/2020

 

Job Title : District Health Officer

 

Salary Scale : UIE

 

Reports To : Chief Administrative Officer

 

Responsible For : Assistant District Health Officer (Environmental

 

Health; Maternal Child Health/Nursing; Principal Medical Officer,

 

Head of Health Sub-Districts and Bio-Statistician

 

Job Purpose

 

To manage and coordinate the effective, efficient and affordable delivery of quality of health services in

 

the District.

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Plans and budgets for health services produced;

 

ii. Financial, Medical & Human resources mobilized;

 

iii. Monitoring, support supervision and evaluation of health services

 

     conducted;

 

iv. Medical supplies and equipment procured;

 

v. Accountability for financial, medical supplies and other resources made;

 

vi. Maintenance of Health equipment and facilities carried out;

 

vii. Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP) managed;

 

viii. District Councils and other stakeholders advised on health related issues;

 

ix. Sensitization programs about PHC in the Communities coordinated;

 

x. Human Resource management functions executed;

 

xi. Health research conducted;

 

xii. National Health Service delivery standards enforced;

 

xiii. Health Management Information System supported;

 

xiv. Professional & Service Codes of Conduct & Ethics enforced; and

 

xv. Periodic Reports prepared & submitted.

 

Key Functions

 

i. Planning and budgeting for health service delivery and infrastructure in the

 

   District;

 

ii. Mobilizing resources for health service delivery and infrastructure in the   

 

     District;

 

iii. Monitoring and evaluating the delivery of health services in the district;

 

iv. Procuring medical supplies and equipment;

 

v. Providing technical guidance and support supervision to Health Centres;

 

vi. Managing and accounting for financial, medical supplies and other   

 

    resources allocated to the Districts;

 

vii. Coordinating the maintenance of Health equipment and facilities;

 

viii. Interpreting National Health Policy and integrating it into District Health

 

     Plans;

 

ix. Managing the implementation of the Uganda National Minimum Health Care

 

     Package (UNMHCP);

 

x. Tendering advice on health related issues to the District Councils and other

 

    stakeholders;

 

xi. Carrying out monitoring and evaluation of health programs in the District;

 

xii. Coordinating sensitization programs about PHC in the Communities;

 

xiii. Carrying out Human Resource management functions like identifying

 

      manpower needs, training, mentoring, coaching, promotions, leave,

 

      deployment and periodic assessment of health staff

 

xiv. Managing health research;

 

xv. Supporting maintenance of the Health Management Information System in

 

     the District;

 

xvi. Liaising with Ministry of Health and other stakeholders in enforcing

 

      adherence to National Health Service Delivery Standards;

 

xvii. Enforcing the Professional and Service Codes of Conduct and Ethics; and

 

xviii. Preparing and submitting Periodic Reports.

 

Person Specifications

 

(i) Qualifications

 

An MB.Ch.B or BDS or equivalent degree from a recognized University.

 

Masters Degree in Public Health, or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

 

Must be registered and licensed with relevant council.

 

PGD in PAM is an added advantage

 

(ii) Experience

 

At least nine (9) years working experience in Clinical Practice three (3) of which at Senior Health Service management level

 

(iii) Competences

 

General management;

 

Planning organizing and coordinating;

 

Human resource management;

 

Procurement, disposal and contract management;

 

Project management;

 

Concern for quality and standards;

 

Accountability;

 

Leadership;

 

Communication;

 

Time management;

 

Team work; and

 

Information management.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title : Senior Medical Officer (HC IV)

 

Salary Scale : U3

 

Reports To : District Health Officer

 

Responsible For : Medical Officer, Dispenser, and Senior Clinical Officer

 

Clinical Officer, Health Inspector, Laboratory Technician,

 

Senior Nursing Officer and Records Assistant

 

Job Purpose

 

To ensure delivery of effective and efficient health services in the Unit and the lower Health Centers.

 

 

 

Key Outputs

 

i. Plans and budget for Health Service delivery prepared;

 

ii. Accountability for allocated medical, fiscal and other resources made;

 

iii. Patients diagnosed and treated;