Job Requirements


Bachelor’s degree

Work experience:

2 years

Language skills:


Job Summary

Salary Range:


Contract Type:

Full time

The Medical Officer will ensure delivery of quality HIV/AIDS care and treatment

services to clients by providing technical and leadership support to a health facility

Person specifications:

• A Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and surgery.

• Postgraduate training in project planning and management will be an added advantage.

• Specialized training in HIV/AIDS management will be an added advantage.

• Active Registration with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council required

• At least 2 years of HIV/AIDS/TB clinical experience.

• Experience in providing technical Assistance to large-scale HIV HSS interventions within MoH structures and systems.

• Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS/TB management.

• Good working knowledge of HIV/AIDS/TB programs, strategies, processes, and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of HIV/AIDS programs.

• Excellent communication& interpersonal skills plus the ability to work effectively in a team.

• Knowledge of USG programming policies and regulations

• Understands client confidentiality and exhibits a high level of ethical conduct

• Has basic computer literacy including word processing, excel, the internet, and PowerPoint.

• Has basic knowledge on the use of point of care UgandaEMR.


• Provide leadership to facility-based technical team members to ensure timely delivery of key project tasks.

• Lead mentorship and training efforts to build the capacity of facility teams to deliver high-quality HIV/AIDS care services.

• Provide clinical care to HIV/AIDS patients attending IDI-supported health facilities in line with standard care and treatment guidelines.

• Coordinate appropriate referral and management of complex patients through liaison with senior care specialists and tertiary treatment centers.

• Lead performance monitoring initiatives and routine data use activities at IDIsupported health facilities to guide implementation of project activities.

• Support the health workers to identify, implement and document continuous quality improvement activities along with client care and treatment cascades.

• Coordinate and support facility efforts in the follow-up of clients to improve linkage, retention, and viral suppression rates among clients in HIV care.

• Support health facilities to compile and submit accurate HMIS and programmatic reports according to project, donor, and Ministry of Health timelines.

• Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.


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