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District Health Officer-Kakumiro District.

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Ref. No: KDSC/4/2021
How to apply
Application forms PSC form 3 (Revised 2006) can be obtained from the following offices; Public Service Commission and District Service Commissions Country wide.
Filled forms in Triplicate together with recent pass port size photographs of those who meet the stipulated requirements for various positions as indicated below must reach the office of the Secretary. District Service Commission P.0 Box 522. Kakumiro not later than four (4) weeks from the date of this advert.
Serving officers must route their applications through their Heads of Departments who should observe the closing date to avoid delays. Applications must bear the post title applied for as well as the Reference number. Only photocopies of Academic certificates fully certified by the various awarding institutions as a must and NOT originals must be attached to the application.
Details of this advert can be obtained from Kakumiro District Service Commission Offices, notice boards while the job specification and descriptions 2011 and 2017 respectively can be viewed on the Ministry of Public Service website onwww.publicservice.go.ug
Job Purpose:
To manage and coordinate the effective, efficient, and affordable delivery of quality of health services in the District.


Responsibilities

  • Planning and budgeting for health service delivery and infrastructure in the District;
  • Mobilizing resources for health service delivery and infrastructure in the District;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the delivery of health services in the district;
  • Procuring medical supplies and equipment;
  • Providing technical guidance and support supervision to Health Centres;
  • Managing and accounting for financial, medical supplies and other resources allocated to the Districts;
  • Coordinating the maintenance of Health equipment and facilities;
  • Interpreting National Health Policy and integrating it into District Health Plans;
  • Managing the implementation of the Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP);
  • Tendering advice on health related issues to the District Councils and other stakeholders;
  • Carrying out monitoring and evaluation of health programs in the District;
  • Coordinating sensitization programs about PHC in the Communities;
  • Carrying out Human Resource management functions like identifying manpower needs, training, mentoring, coaching, promotions, leave, deployment and periodic assessment of health staff
  • Managing health research;
  • Supporting maintenance of the Health Management Information System in the District;
  • Liaising with Ministry of Health and other stakeholders in enforcing adherence to National Health Service Delivery Standards;
  • Enforcing the Professional and Service Codes of Conduct and Ethics; and
  • Preparing and submitting Periodic Reports.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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