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Consultant (General Surgery) - Ministry of Health

  • Post-graduate education
  • Medical, health
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

To offer specialized health care.


  1. Ensure Directorate’s contribution to Policy making.
  2. Plan, coordinate and conduct operational research in his/her area of specialization
  3. Assist the Senior Consultant in ensuring efficient and effective management of services in his/her area of specialty, at the Regional Referral Hospital and its catchment area.
  4. Conduct national outreach services.
  5. Plan and coordinate training programmes for all Health Professionals under him/her.
  6. Provide technical and professional advice in his/her area of specialization to Government and the Institution.
  7. Advise on the procurement of equipment, drugs and other logistics required for efficient and effective delivery of services in his/her area of specialization.
  8. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  9. Plan and coordinate CPD in his/her specialization for Health Workers at the Regional Referral Hospital and its catchment area.
  10. Carry out research in his/her area of specialization.
  11. Compile and submit reports.

General Information

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Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Medical, health
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Supervision; Technical support; Supply and demand planning; Surgery; Training program planning; Public health; Research planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Health Service Commission (Uganda)

GovernmentalCompany size: 500-1000 people

The main policy objectives of the Commission are designed to achieve the goals relating to human resources for health as embedded in the Sustainable Development Goal 3 (on health), the National Development Plan (NDPII), the National Health Policy (2010 - 2020), and the Health Sector Development Plan (HSDP) 2015/16 – 2019/20.

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