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Senior Consultant (Cardiac Critical Care)

Closing: Jan 20, 2022

1 day remaining

Published: Dec 22, 2021 (28 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Post-graduate education

Work experience:

7 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

Number of posts: One (1)

Salary Scale: UISE

Reports to: Deputy Executive Director

The Senior Consultant will be responsible for efficient management of cardiac critical care at the Uganda Heart Institute

Qualification

• MB.CHB from a recognized University/Institution.

• Master of Medicine degree in Anaesthesia/ Surgery/ Paediatrics/ Internal Medicine with a Fellowship in Cardiac Intensive Care Management (at least two (2) years training or one-year training with anesthesia background) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized University/Institution.

• Must be registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.

• A proven record of research and publications.

Experience

:Should have a good working experience of at least nine (9) years, four (4) of which should have been at Consultant- Intensivist level.

Application

Eligible persons should address their applications including copies of their academic/professional certificates, curriculum vitae (CV) and other relevant documents to the Executive Director, Uganda Heart Institute, P.O. Box 37392, Kampala. Applications can also be hand delivered to Uganda Heart Institute Headquarters, Mulago - Kampala - Uganda not later than 20th January, 2022,

Interested serving Officers who are employed in Government entities should route their applications through their employers who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delays. You can also download the same advertisement from the Institute's website: www.uhi.go.ug 


Responsibilities

Number of posts: One (1)

Salary Scale: UISE

Reports to: Deputy Executive Director

The Senior Consultant will be responsible for efficient management of cardiac critical care at the Uganda Heart Institute

Qualification

• MB.CHB from a recognized University/Institution.

• Master of Medicine degree in Anaesthesia/ Surgery/ Paediatrics/ Internal Medicine with a Fellowship in Cardiac Intensive Care Management (at least two (2) years training or one-year training with anesthesia background) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized University/Institution.

• Must be registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.

• A proven record of research and publications.

Experience

:Should have a good working experience of at least nine (9) years, four (4) of which should have been at Consultant- Intensivist level.

Application

Eligible persons should address their applications including copies of their academic/professional certificates, curriculum vitae (CV) and other relevant documents to the Executive Director, Uganda Heart Institute, P.O. Box 37392, Kampala. Applications can also be hand delivered to Uganda Heart Institute Headquarters, Mulago - Kampala - Uganda not later than 20th January, 2022,

Interested serving Officers who are employed in Government entities should route their applications through their employers who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delays. You can also download the same advertisement from the Institute's website: www.uhi.go.ug 


• To diagnose, manage conditions and complications requiring critical care.

• Conduct, manage and supervise ward rounds in the cardiac critical care unit and high care wards;

• Supervise and train Consultants, Medical Officers Special Grade, medical Officers and other Health

• Professionals in the cardiac critical care;

• Plan and coordinate training programmes of all health professionals under him/her;

• Provide technical and professional advice in his/ her area of specialty to Government and Health facilities:

• Teach postgraduate and undergraduate medical students and other health professional students;

• Supervise and train intern doctors:

• To ensure that discipline and the ethical code of conduct are observed by the staff in the cardiac critical care department;

• Plan, coordinate and conduct operational research in his/her specialty:

• Plan and coordinate Continuing Professional Development in cardiac critical care for health professionals at the Institute and affiliate health facilities in Uganda;

• Advise on the procurement of equipment, drugs and other logistics required for cardiac critical care;

• Develop work plans and budgets for cardiac critical care department;

• appraise performance of staff in the cardiac critical care department.


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