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Senior Consultant (Paediatrics).

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Medical, health
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

To manage medical conditions to referred patients in the area of specialty


Responsibilities

  1. Ensure Directorate’s contribution to Policy making.
  2. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  3. Promote observance of the Professional Codes of Conduct and Ethics by staff under him/or her.
  4. Diagnose, treat and manage medical conditions and perform complicated procedures in the area of specialty.
  5. Advise on the procurement of equipment, drugs and other logistics required for efficient and effective delivery of services in his/her area of specialization.
  6. Carry out research in his/her area of specialty.
  7. Carry out national outreach services.
  8. Ensure efficient management of quality services in his/her area of specialty in the Hospital and its catchment area.
  9. Oversee the planning and coordination of training programmes of all health workers and students under him/her.
  10. Plan and coordinate Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in his/her area of specialty for Health Professionals at the Hospital and the catchment area of the Hospital.
  11. Provide technical and professional advice in his/her area of specialty to Government and the Hospital.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Medical, health
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Personal training; Operative planning; Patient care; Public health; Pediatry
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Health Service Commission (Uganda)

Health care, medicalCompany size: 500-1000 people

The main policy objectives of the Commission are designed to achieve the goals relating to human resources for health as embedded in the Sustainable Development Goal 3 (on health), the National Development Plan (NDPII), the National Health Policy (2010 - 2020), and the Health Sector Development Plan (HSDP) 2015/16 – 2019/20.


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