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District Health Officer-Ntoroko District Local Government

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Ref. No: NDLG/DSC/020
Job Application Procedure
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the positions existing in Ntoroko District Local Government. Applications in triplicate on PSC form (3) revised {2008), with three recent passport photos should be submitted to the Secretary, Ntoroko District Service Commission P.O BOX 563 Fort Portal, not later than four (4) weeks from the date of this advert.
Applications forms can be obtained from District Service Commission Offices and Public Service Commission Website.
Handwritten applications accompanied by curriculum vitae will also be accepted. Applicants already in government MUST route their applications through their employers who should be informed on the closing date to avoid delay. Certified copies of academic documents, National Identity Card, and other supporting documents must accompany the application. Original documents should not be sent. Applications must bear the title of the post applied for, the reference number, and the salary scale.
NB: Details of the job specifications and descriptions can be obtained from the District Service Commissions of any District Local Government, Health Service Commission, Education Service Commission or Public Service Commission website www.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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