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District Health Officer- Kibaale District

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Ref No: KDSC/Health/01/2020
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the posts that exist in kibaale district local government. Application in triplicate on psc form 3(2008)revised obtainable from District Service Commission Office, and Public Service Commission Office, Kampala with three most recent colored passport photographs should be submitted to the Secretary District Service Commission Kibaale
Applicants must indicate the post applied for and reference number. Certified copies of all academic certificates and transcripts together with national id must be attached. Serving officers who wish to apply should route their applications through their responsible officers who should be informed of the deadline. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Kibaale District is an equal opportunity employer. Females are encouraged to apply.
NOTE
1. Day time telephone contacts/e-mails should be clearly indicated
2. Details of job descriptions and personal specifications can be accessed at the notice board of Kibaale District Hqtrs or at the secretariat of any District Service Commission or Public Service Commission website www.Psc.Go.Ug or www.Public service.Go.Ug
3. Anyone who does not hear from us at the end of this recruitment exercise should consider him/herself Unsuccessful.
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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