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Consultant (Ophthalmology)

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

To manage medical conditions to referred patients in the area of specialty


  1. Train and supervise Intern Doctors.
  2. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  3. Plan, coordinate and conduct operational research in his/her area of specialization.
  4. Supervise and mentor Medical Officer Special Grade, Medical Officers and other Health Professionals under him/her.
  5. Promote observance of the Professional Codes of Conduct and Ethics by staff under him/or her.
  6. Advise on the procurement of equipment, drugs and other logistics required for efficient and effective delivery of services in his/her area of specialization.
  7. Conduct Regional outreach services.
  8. Plan and coordinate CPD in his/her specialization for Health Workers at the Hospital and its catchment area.
  9. Plan and coordinate training programmes of all Health Professionals under him/her.
  10. Provide technical and professional advice in his/her area of specialization to Government and the Hospital/Institution.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
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: 7 years
Required skills: Personal training; Supervision; 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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