Baylor College Uganda Jobs 2021 – MNH/CH/ADH Specialist

Baylor College Uganda Jobs 2021

Job Title: MNH/CH/ADH Specialist – Baylor College Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)

Job Location: Isingiro

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Profile:

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa and Eastern Europe.

 

 

Job Summary:

Develop and implement systems, policies and procedures to ensure Quality of Care standards for Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH), Child health (CH), Adolescent health (ADH) at UNICEF supported districts and ultimately contribute to the reduction of maternal, newborn, child and Adolescent morbidity and mortality.

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and monitor the implementation of MNH/CH/ADH work plan & budget in line with the district & MoH plans and budget.
  2.    Develop and maintain a competent & motivated MNH/CH/ADH staff in the UNICEF supported districts and health facilities (HFs) through regular mentorship in line with the Baylor Uganda Human resources manual and Uganda employment act.
  3.   Provide technical support to establish/strengthen and maintain functional neonatal health care referral/linkage systems in supported districts for high-risk babies and mothers to have high-risk newborns mapped in line with MoH guidelines for MNH.
  4. Periodically assess sites for capacity gaps and progress on key MNH/CH/ADH indicators and make recommendations to inform intervention for improved service delivery in line with MoH guidelines.
  5. Support initiation and monitoring of relevant QI projects to respond to identified MNH/CH/ADH service gaps and build capacity of district and HF QI/MPDSR committees in line with MoH guidelines.
  6. Provide technical assistance to HF teams to establish/strengthen infection control and waste management systems for provision of MNH/CH/ADH services in line with MoH Biosafety and Health Care Waste management guidelines.
  7.    Develop and strengthen partnerships & networks with districts, CBOs, NGOs and other influential groups for a coordinated and harmonized response for improved MNH/CH/ADH outcomes.
  8.   Provide technical support during the development of periodic performance targets for MNH/CH/ADH in ‘district/HF’ PMPs and cluster PMPs, monitoring implementation and harmonized reporting with other project activities by the cluster & district/HF then produce periodic reports to key stakeholders in line with   objectives.
  9. Participate in MNH/CH/ADH proposal writing for sustainability or continuity and in maternal health related operational research through development of abstracts, manuscripts and case reports and disseminate findings in journals and other fora in line with Baylor-Uganda research guidelines.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The job holder should have; 1) Preferably a Master’s degree in Medical-Obstetrics and Gynaecology or Paediatrics and Child Health or Master of Public health with a background of a degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or Masters in public health with a background of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. 2) A minimum of 3 years experience in maternal Newborn health(MNH)/child health (CH)/ adolescent health (ADH) programs/projects with a reputable NGO, and direct experience working with government and donor representatives 3) have key personal competencies in Teamwork and communication skills, Must be dynamic, Persuasive & convincing, self-motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative.
  • Note: Due to urgency to fill these positions, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we reserve to close this advert before the confirmed closing date when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. 
  • 3 Years Relevant Experience

 

 

How To Apply for Baylor College Uganda Jobs 2021

If you meet the above requirements, please visit our website and apply online:

Click here to apply

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts

You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 25th July 2021

 

 

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