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District Health Officer- Kalaki

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Ref No: DSC/KALA/156/10/01/2020

Job Purpose:
To manage and coordinate the effective, efficient and affordable delivery of quality of health services in the District.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under listed vacant posts that exist in Kalaki District Local Government. Application forms (PSC Form 3, revised 2008) to be completed in triplicate (Original handwriting) and the forms are obtainable from all Secretaries District Service Commission countrywide or Secretary Public Service Commission (PSC). Serving Officers must route their applications through their heads of departments who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.

Only Certified photocopies of Academic Certificates, Transcripts, National Identity card and other relevant documents as well as 3 recent passport size photographs and day time telephone contact should accompany each application form. The application should be submitted in triplicate to the address below not later than 6th March 2020. Late applications will not be considered and only successful applicants will be contacted. For detailed information, please refer to the Job Description and specifications for local government 2011, 2017, and Schemes of service for Administrative cadres, accountants and auditors respectively.

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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