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District Health Officer (Re-advertised)-Kabale District

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Reference Number: KAB DSC/1/2020
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under listed vacant posts that exist in the service of Kabale District Local Government and Kabale Municipal Council.
Applications should be filled in triplicate on PSC form 3 revised 2008 and submitted to the Secretary District Service Commission Kabale P.O BOX 5 Kabale not later than 14th October 2020 clearly stating the post applied for and its reference number.
Applicants should attach certified copies of all academic qualifications/documents, identity cards of schools and institutions attended, National ID, CV'S, 3 recent passport photos, and any other relevant documents.
Applicants already in service should route their applications through their heads of department/institutions who should be informed of the closing date in time to avoid delays.
Job description and specifications are obtained from the Kabale District service commission and Ministry of public service website www.psc.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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