Job Opportunity at AIDS Information Centre – Uganda

Job Opportunity

AIDS Information Centre (AIC) is a national Non-Governmental Organization that provides high quality HIV Testing Services (HTS), HIV Prevention, Care & Treatment, Sexual Reproductive Health Services and Gender Based Violence (GBV) Services among others through 8 regional branches, selected hospitals, health centers and antenatal clinics.

AIC Seeks to recruit a Clinical Officer for its clinic in Kabale under the UPMB Local Service Delivery Activity (LSDA) project.

Start Date: As soon as Possible

Job Summary: The Clinical Supervisor will take charge of the AIC regional clinic, coordinate and supervise the activities therein, and ensure that the necessary HIV prevention, care and treatment services are effectively provided to clients

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Supervising the clinical services at the health facility, diagnosis, treatment and management of patients
  • Prepare work plans and budgets for the provision of services at the regional clinic
  • Ensure staff adherence to professional and service codes of conduct and ethics; and promote the vision, mission and the values of AIC as expressed in the policies, regulations & guidelines of the Organization.
  • Ensure the functionality of health management information system so as to produce quality weekly, monthly reports that are submitted timely.
  • Organize resources required for the provision of services at the clinic
  • Ensure adequate provision of medical care to clients
  • Provide HIV/AIDS prevention and care services at the regional clinic
  • Ensure quality and other clinical standards and guidelines adhered to in the provision of services
  • Evaluate the performance of clinic and the clinic staff regularly
  • Provide information to the Regional Manager on the competencies of the staff of the clinic
  • Inputs into the formulation of AIC clinical guidelines
  • Ensures that medicines, medical equipment, medical supplies, non-medical supplies, and all other resources allocated to the health facility are put to the intended use and are accounted for
  • Avails resources to the clinic to ensure effective and efficient utilization and proper accountability Ensure that lessons learnt from the clinic are appropriately documented and shared out
  • Send periodic reports on the activities of the clinic to the Regional Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

The ideal candidate for this vacancy should:

  • Preferably hold a Clinical Officer’s Diploma
  • Have at least three years’ experience in clinical work
  • Have at least previous exposure/ experience in HIV/AIDS management including HIV reporting systems
  • Be knowledgeable about the rights of people living with HIV/AIDS
  • Have knowledge of research methods – both quantitative and qualitative
  • Be able to speak the local languages of the area

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their application letter indicating expected salary, CV including names of three referees, copies of relevant academic documents, and a daytime telephone contact addressed to:

Human Resource Department                                            

AIDS Information Centre – Uganda                       

P.O. Box 10446 Kampala. Uganda

Or E-mail to: recruitment@aicug.org

Deadline: 25th February, 2021 by 5:00pm

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