Medical Centre Head job at SOS Children's Villages

Medical Centre Head job at SOS Children's Villages

Job Title:  Medical Centre Head

SOS Children’s Villages Uganda is an indigenous non-government, social development organisation affiliated to SOS Children’s Villages International, a worldwide child care organisation, currently running Children’s Villages and other projects in 135 countries around the world. SOS has been working in Uganda since 1991, and runs Children’s Villages and other projects at Kakiri, Entebbe (Abaita Ababiri), Gulu and in Fort Portal – Kabarole district.

Job Summary: The Medical Assistant shall provide leadership to the core operation of the Medical Centre.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership and guidance to a team of nurses and other staff to deliver quality service to the children, staff and local communities, including outreaches within the locality.
  • Plans activities and budgets for projects, also requisitioning for drugs and other supplies for use in the clinic, preparing and submitting periodic statistics and reports in conjunction with the visiting doctor.
  • Serves as a key liaison/networking between the District Health department and other medical agencies to facilitate implementation of services and programmes relating to the project.
  • Actively participates in the implementation of SOS human resources, financial and other polices to build a strong staff team, and is a member of the management team at Fort portal.
  • Facilitate quality of all medical processes and procedures, also reporting regularly to the National Office.
  • Guides SOS families on health and nutrition and refers SOS children, staff and beneficiaries for appropriate specialist consultation.
  • Implements SOS medical care policy and procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience needed for the job:

  • The ideal candidate should possess a diploma in clinical medicine and community health.
  • Additional training in health care management, proposal development to support health care programmes will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three to five years’ experience in a well-established medical centre or hospital.
  • Past experience in working with a private/ NGO medical setting is desirable.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in Microsoft office packages skill is a must
  • Good communication and leadership skills shall also be of great advantage.

Age: between 30 and 40 years.

How to Apply the job:

All candidates are encouraged to send their application letters enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae, current salary information, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, including telephone contact and details of at least three references to:

The Human Resource Coordinator,

SOS Children’s Villages Uganda,

25 km on Kampala-Entebbe Rd, Abaita Ababiri,

P.O Box 27510,

Kampala.

Or send by e-mail to: jobs@sosuganda.org

NB: The submitted written application should clearly be indicating the position title in the subject line. Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and send all documents in one file attachment.

Deadline: Wednesday 15th October 2014.

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