Baylor College Uganda Jobs 2021 – 3 Technical Officers (VMMC Community Health Educator)

Baylor College Uganda Jobs 2021

Job Title: 3 Technical Officers (VMMC Community Health Educator) – Baylor College Uganda Jobs 2021

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

Job Location: Mbale,Pallisa, Kapchorwa

 

 

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:

The VMMC Health Educator is responsible for assessing the clinical problems of clients and carry out circumcisions. He/ She will also support VMMC related training and will provide technical camp leadership for VMMC service provision, quality assurance, and quality improvement for better clinical outcomes.

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with district VMMC teams and the follow up nurse and CO (TBD) at static sites.
  • Support the district and community structures to sensitize communities.
  • Support district VMMC counsellors (at your static sites) to provide appropriate health education, counselling and VMMC /HIV Prevention messaging.
  • Provide appropriate IEC materials and messages for VMMC counsellors and clients
  • Support the district and community structures to mobilize eligible clients with particular focus on the priority age group (15-29 years) for VMMC
  • Support district VMMC counsellors in counselling clients before the VMMC procedures.
  • Identify training needs of district staff and coordinate VMMC related trainings with the capacity building team.
  • Support timely follow up of clients following VMMC as per standards
  • support the site VMMC Teams, follow up staff and community structures to track clients who miss appointments and report adverse events.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or equivalent. Must be registered with the Allied Health professionals’ Council. At least 3 years’ experience in providing VMMC services. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to ride a motorcycle is an added advantage.Must be willing to work in rural settings
  • 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: 8th September 2021

 

 

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