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Senior Orthopaedic Officer

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

To be part of the team that manages the injuries and diseases of bones, muscles, nerves and assist in the management of the unit.


  1. Ensure Directorate’s contribution to Policy making.
  2. Conduct operational research and develop appropriate technologies.
  3. Ensure that the equipment are secure, functional and well maintained.
  4. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  5. Participate in planning and budgeting for the Orthopaedic Unit and accounts for the allocated resources.
  6. Participate in clinical work and ensure proper management of patients..
  7. Liaise with Ward/Theatre management in pre and post operative patient care.
  8. Adhere to the Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.
  9. Prepare Orthopaedic reports for the Orthopaedic Unit and submit to the principal Orthopaedic Officer.

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: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Reporting; Operative planning; Patient care; Public health; Orthopedics; Research planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Health Service Commission (Uganda)

GovernmentalCompany 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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