Senior Medical Officer Jobs Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title:Senior Medical Officer - (5 Posts)
Reference: HRM 72/173/02RH
Salary Scale: U3
Reports to: Principal Medical Officer
Qualifications: • MBChB. or its equivalent from a
recognized University/Institution.
• Master’s Degree in Public Health or MMed. (Community Practice) from a recognized
University or Institution.
Experience:

Other requirements:
A minimum of three years working experience as a Medical Officer.
Good communication and interpersonal skills


Duties and Responsibilities:
• Treats and properly manage patients.
• Participates in planning and budgeting for the resources allocated to the Department.
• Participates in ensuring availability of essential drugs, vaccines, equipment and other supplies in the Hospital.
• Participates in community outreach programmes for the catchment area of the Hospital.
• Provides support supervision to Health Centres within the catchment area of the Hospital.
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• Ensures that Staff under him/her adhere to the relevant Codes of Conduct and Ethics.
• Participates in collection of health data and other research related activities.
• Manages and accounts for allocated resources.
• Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time,

How to Apply:
THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
HEALTH SERVICE COMMISSION
VACANCIES
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Candidates to fill the vacant
posts as specified hereunder. The job descriptions, where not indicated, or
any other details, can be obtained from the Health Service Commission
offices located at Workers House, 3rd Floor (Northern Wing), Plot No. 1,
Pilkington Road. Applications should be filled in triplicate on PSC Form 3
(Revised 2008) and submitted to the Secretary, Health Service Commission
P.O. Box 7452, Kampala, to be received not later than April 17th, 2012. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Forms can be obtained from the Health Service Commission Offices,
Ministry of Health Headquarters, Mulago and Butabika National Referral
Hospitals, Regional Referral Hospitals and offices of Chief Administrative
Officers. The form and advert can also be down loaded from the Commission
website; www.hsc.go.ug. Hand written applications are also acceptable.
It is important to note that all services of the Health Service Commission and
the application forms are free of charge.
In regard to choices, an applicant may apply for a maximum of two (2)
relevant posts which must be filled in two separate sets of application forms
and by labeling the 1st choice as No.1 and the 2nd choice as No. 2.
All applications should bear the title of the post as well as its reference
number and the name of the Institution where it is tenable.
Candidates have been given a choice to directly apply for posts tenable at
Mubende, Kabale and Moroto Regional Referral Hospitals. Candidates so
applying will be specifically shortlisted, interviewed and selected for those
posts. Details of the posts are provided in the relevant table.
For the rest of the Regional Referral Hospitals, an applicant should clearly
indicate two names of preferred Hospitals by stating the 1st choice as No. 1
and the 2nd choice as No.2. These Hospitals are; Arua, Gulu, Lira, Soroti,
Hoima, Fort Portal, Mbarara, Masaka, Jinja and Mbale,
Applicants who are Serving Officers must route their applications through
their Heads of Department, who should be informed of the closing date to
avoid delay. Head of Department refers to the Head of the respective
Institution of the Applicant. Applications found to be in contravention of this
requirement will not be accepted.
Note that short listed candidates will be required to bring their original
certificates unlaminated. Candidates who will present forged certificates
shall be handed to the Police for appropriate action. Applicants must also
fulfill the following conditions:
2
i Attach three (3) of their recent passport-size photographs and
copies of their academic and professional certificates and
testimonials.
ii Attach copies of the letter(s) of appointment, confirmation and
promotion in case of serving officers. This includes applicants from
non Public Health Service.
iii In case of Health Workers who are required by law to register with
the relevant Councils, such applicants must be so registered; and
therefore have to attach copies of certificates of registration.
Similarly, all candidates who are required by law to possess
practicing license must attach copies of valid practicing licenses.
iv State clearly their contact physical addresses and telephone
number (s) or the nearest contactable person on the application
forms.

deadline: 17th April 2012

Principal Medical Officer Jobs Vacancy in Uganda

Job Title:Principal Medical Officer - (3 Posts)
Reference: HRM 72/173/02/RH
Salary Scale: U2
Reports to: Head, Community Health
Department
Qualifications: MBCHB. or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution plus a Master’s Degree in Public Health or MMed. Community Practice from a recognized Institution.
Experience:
Should have experience in Clinical Practice of not less than six (6) years three (3) of which should have been served at Senior Medical Officer level or its equivalent.

Other Requirements: Good communication, and interpersonal skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Treats and properly manages patients
• Establishes and strengthens health information management systems.
• Participates on community outreach programmes in the Hospitals catchment area.
• Provides support supervision Health Centres within the catchment area of the Hospital.
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• Initiates and participates in research programmes.
• Ensures that Staff adhere to the relevant Codes of Conduct and Ethics.
• Participates in the Ministry’s Quality Assurance Programmes.
• Manages and accounts for allocated resources.
• Assesses performance of the subordinate staff as part of the Result Oriented Management Programme.
• Compiles and submits periodic reports.
• Performs any other function as may be assigned from time to time.


How to Apply:
THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
HEALTH SERVICE COMMISSION
VACANCIES
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Candidates to fill the vacant
posts as specified hereunder. The job descriptions, where not indicated, or
any other details, can be obtained from the Health Service Commission
offices located at Workers House, 3rd Floor (Northern Wing), Plot No. 1,
Pilkington Road. Applications should be filled in triplicate on PSC Form 3
(Revised 2008) and submitted to the Secretary, Health Service Commission
P.O. Box 7452, Kampala, to be received not later than April 17th, 2012. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Forms can be obtained from the Health Service Commission Offices,
Ministry of Health Headquarters, Mulago and Butabika National Referral
Hospitals, Regional Referral Hospitals and offices of Chief Administrative
Officers. The form and advert can also be down loaded from the Commission
website; www.hsc.go.ug. Hand written applications are also acceptable.
It is important to note that all services of the Health Service Commission and
the application forms are free of charge.
In regard to choices, an applicant may apply for a maximum of two (2)
relevant posts which must be filled in two separate sets of application forms
and by labeling the 1st choice as No.1 and the 2nd choice as No. 2.
All applications should bear the title of the post as well as its reference
number and the name of the Institution where it is tenable.
Candidates have been given a choice to directly apply for posts tenable at
Mubende, Kabale and Moroto Regional Referral Hospitals. Candidates so
applying will be specifically shortlisted, interviewed and selected for those
posts. Details of the posts are provided in the relevant table.
For the rest of the Regional Referral Hospitals, an applicant should clearly
indicate two names of preferred Hospitals by stating the 1st choice as No. 1
and the 2nd choice as No.2. These Hospitals are; Arua, Gulu, Lira, Soroti,
Hoima, Fort Portal, Mbarara, Masaka, Jinja and Mbale,
Applicants who are Serving Officers must route their applications through
their Heads of Department, who should be informed of the closing date to
avoid delay. Head of Department refers to the Head of the respective
Institution of the Applicant. Applications found to be in contravention of this
requirement will not be accepted.
Note that short listed candidates will be required to bring their original
certificates unlaminated. Candidates who will present forged certificates
shall be handed to the Police for appropriate action. Applicants must also
fulfill the following conditions:
2
i Attach three (3) of their recent passport-size photographs and
copies of their academic and professional certificates and
testimonials.
ii Attach copies of the letter(s) of appointment, confirmation and
promotion in case of serving officers. This includes applicants from
non Public Health Service.
iii In case of Health Workers who are required by law to register with
the relevant Councils, such applicants must be so registered; and
therefore have to attach copies of certificates of registration.
Similarly, all candidates who are required by law to possess
practicing license must attach copies of valid practicing licenses.
iv State clearly their contact physical addresses and telephone
number (s) or the nearest contactable person on the application
forms.

deadline: 17th April 2012

Radio Manager Jobs Vacancy at Uganda Red Cross in Uganda

Job Title: Radio Manager
Reports to: Assistant Director, Disaster Preparedness and Response

Specific Responsibilities:
• Provides technical support of telecom environment which includes PBX, Modular messaging, circuits, voice portal, and voice recording systems
• Supports the installation, configuration, maintenance and monitoring of telecom equipment and radio call systems
• Operates the pactor system

Minimum Qualifications and Working Experience:
• University Degree in Telecommunications Engineering, extensive knowledge of voice communications technology
• Voice communication engineering experience in switch board management or PABX operation
• Should be mature with high integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality , approachable and upholds secrecy of correspondences

How to Apply:
Applications with copies of CV, names of three professional referees, copies of certified academic certifications, telephone contacts should be submitted to:

The Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross, P.O Box 494, Lubaga Road, Plot 551/555, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 13th April 2012

Uganda Red Cross Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Branch Manager
Reports to: Regional Program Manager
Duty Station: URCS Entebbe and Nebbi Branches

Specific Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
• Oversees the design and development of project proposals from community needs assessment reports; branch planning, budgeting and implementation of activities in line with the branch plans and URCS Strategic Plan 2011-2015
• Works with the Branch Governing Board and program Managers to support planning and branch capacity building within the branch
• Represents the National Society in all networking, operations and other relevant events at branch level

Minimum Qualifications and Working Experience:
• University degree in primary health care, social Sciences, SWASA, Development Studies or Education
• Training in project management, community development, training in project management, community development, education, health, emergency, Disaster management
• Minimum of 2 years work experience


How to Apply:
Applications with copies of CV, names of three professional referees, copies of certified academic certifications, telephone contacts should be submitted to:

The Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross, P.O Box 494, Lubaga Road, Plot 551/555, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 13th April 2012

Jobs at Uganda Red Cross in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Executive Assistant
Reports to: Secretary General
Duty Station: Headquarters, Kampala

Specific responsibilities:
• Performs a variety of administrative support activities such as composing replies to correspondence, summarizing reports and information to facilitate review by others, and resolving problems with in scope of position
• Schedules meetings, manages calendars, prepares and/ or edits presentations
• Opens and reviews incoming mail, answers inquiries and composes correspondence on own initiative and forwards other items to supervisor or appropriate staff

Minimum Qualifications and Working Experience:
• University Degree in secretarial studies, office management, business administration or its equivalent
• Post graduate diploma in Management or Office administration
• Minimum of four years senior administrative support experience

How to Apply:
Applications with copies of CV, names of three professional referees, copies of certified academic certifications, telephone contacts should be submitted to:

The Secretary General, Uganda Red Cross, P.O Box 494, Lubaga Road, Plot 551/555, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 13th April 2012

Jobs in Ministry of Health in Uganda- Hospital Director

Job Title: Hospital Director (3 Posts)
re-advertised
Reference: ADM 83/129/02/RH
Salary Scale: U1SE
Reports: Hospital Management Board and Director Health Services (Clinical
and Community Health)
Qualifications: MBChB. or Bachelor of Dental Surgery.
Master’s Degree in Public Health or Health Services Management or
Human Resources for Health Management or Business
Administration or Public Administration and Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
Experience: At least nine (9) years work experience, three (3) of which should be at Senior Managerial or
specialist position from a reputable
organization.


Other requirements:
Strategic thinking, team building/work, communication and interpersonal skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Coordinates the development and review of policies, plans, strategies and programmes for the Hospital and monitors their implementation.
• Provides guidance in strategic, business and operational planning and budgeting for health service delivery activities in the hospital and its catchment areas. Promotes accountability and transparency in the management of medical, fiscal, human and other resources.
• Mobilizes resources for healthservice delivery activities in the hospital and its catchment areas.
• Promotes and enhances collaboration linkages between the Local Government, Non Government Organizations, communities and Public Private Partnerships in Health.
• Prepares and submits periodic Hospital Performance Reports to the relevant authorities.
• Provides support and research
initiatives in Health Care.
• Initiates Capacity Building and Development Programmes for the Hospital Staff for better service delivery.
• Enforces ethical standards and observance of the Codes of Conduct.
• Ensures care, treatment and protection of patients.
• Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

How to Apply:
THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
HEALTH SERVICE COMMISSION
VACANCIES
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Candidates to fill the vacant
posts as specified hereunder. The job descriptions, where not indicated, or
any other details, can be obtained from the Health Service Commission
offices located at Workers House, 3rd Floor (Northern Wing), Plot No. 1,
Pilkington Road. Applications should be filled in triplicate on PSC Form 3
(Revised 2008) and submitted to the Secretary, Health Service Commission
P.O. Box 7452, Kampala, to be received not later than April 17th, 2012. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Forms can be obtained from the Health Service Commission Offices,
Ministry of Health Headquarters, Mulago and Butabika National Referral
Hospitals, Regional Referral Hospitals and offices of Chief Administrative
Officers. The form and advert can also be down loaded from the Commission
website; www.hsc.go.ug. Hand written applications are also acceptable.
It is important to note that all services of the Health Service Commission and
the application forms are free of charge.
In regard to choices, an applicant may apply for a maximum of two (2)
relevant posts which must be filled in two separate sets of application forms
and by labeling the 1st choice as No.1 and the 2nd choice as No. 2.
All applications should bear the title of the post as well as its reference
number and the name of the Institution where it is tenable.
Candidates have been given a choice to directly apply for posts tenable at
Mubende, Kabale and Moroto Regional Referral Hospitals. Candidates so
applying will be specifically shortlisted, interviewed and selected for those
posts. Details of the posts are provided in the relevant table.
For the rest of the Regional Referral Hospitals, an applicant should clearly
indicate two names of preferred Hospitals by stating the 1st choice as No. 1
and the 2nd choice as No.2. These Hospitals are; Arua, Gulu, Lira, Soroti,
Hoima, Fort Portal, Mbarara, Masaka, Jinja and Mbale,
Applicants who are Serving Officers must route their applications through
their Heads of Department, who should be informed of the closing date to
avoid delay. Head of Department refers to the Head of the respective
Institution of the Applicant. Applications found to be in contravention of this
requirement will not be accepted.
Note that short listed candidates will be required to bring their original
certificates unlaminated. Candidates who will present forged certificates
shall be handed to the Police for appropriate action. Applicants must also
fulfill the following conditions:
2
i Attach three (3) of their recent passport-size photographs and
copies of their academic and professional certificates and
testimonials.
ii Attach copies of the letter(s) of appointment, confirmation and
promotion in case of serving officers. This includes applicants from
non Public Health Service.
iii In case of Health Workers who are required by law to register with
the relevant Councils, such applicants must be so registered; and
therefore have to attach copies of certificates of registration.
Similarly, all candidates who are required by law to possess
practicing license must attach copies of valid practicing licenses.
iv State clearly their contact physical addresses and telephone
number (s) or the nearest contactable person on the application
forms.

deadline: 17th April 2012

Enrolled Psychiatric Jobs at Butabika National Referral Hospital Uganda

Job Title: Enrolled Psychiatric Nurse - (5 Posts)
Reference: HRM 72 173/04NB
Salary Scale: U7
Reports to: Senior Enrolled Psychiatric Nurse

Qualifications: Must have an Enrolled Nurse Certificate from a recognized Institution

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Receives, registers, admits and discharges Patients.
• Provides nursing care to patients
• Participates in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the care team.
• Participates in Ward rounds
• Carries out observations, keeps proper records and ensures their safe custody.
• Keeps patients comfortable and ensures safe and clean environment.
• Prepares patients for meals and participates in serving them.
• Carries out health education to patients and their attendants.
• Manages and accounts for allocated resources.
• Participates in research activities.
• Adheres to the relevant Codes of Conduct and Ethics.
• Compiles daily ward reports and hands over to incoming shift.
• Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

How to Apply:
THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
HEALTH SERVICE COMMISSION
VACANCIES
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Candidates to fill the vacant
posts as specified hereunder. The job descriptions, where not indicated, or
any other details, can be obtained from the Health Service Commission
offices located at Workers House, 3rd Floor (Northern Wing), Plot No. 1,
Pilkington Road. Applications should be filled in triplicate on PSC Form 3
(Revised 2008) and submitted to the Secretary, Health Service Commission
P.O. Box 7452, Kampala, to be received not later than April 17th, 2012. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Forms can be obtained from the Health Service Commission Offices,
Ministry of Health Headquarters, Mulago and Butabika National Referral
Hospitals, Regional Referral Hospitals and offices of Chief Administrative
Officers. The form and advert can also be down loaded from the Commission
website; www.hsc.go.ug. Hand written applications are also acceptable.
It is important to note that all services of the Health Service Commission and
the application forms are free of charge.
In regard to choices, an applicant may apply for a maximum of two (2)
relevant posts which must be filled in two separate sets of application forms
and by labeling the 1st choice as No.1 and the 2nd choice as No. 2.
All applications should bear the title of the post as well as its reference
number and the name of the Institution where it is tenable.
Candidates have been given a choice to directly apply for posts tenable at
Mubende, Kabale and Moroto Regional Referral Hospitals. Candidates so
applying will be specifically shortlisted, interviewed and selected for those
posts. Details of the posts are provided in the relevant table.
For the rest of the Regional Referral Hospitals, an applicant should clearly
indicate two names of preferred Hospitals by stating the 1st choice as No. 1
and the 2nd choice as No.2. These Hospitals are; Arua, Gulu, Lira, Soroti,
Hoima, Fort Portal, Mbarara, Masaka, Jinja and Mbale,
Applicants who are Serving Officers must route their applications through
their Heads of Department, who should be informed of the closing date to
avoid delay. Head of Department refers to the Head of the respective
Institution of the Applicant. Applications found to be in contravention of this
requirement will not be accepted.
Note that short listed candidates will be required to bring their original
certificates unlaminated. Candidates who will present forged certificates
shall be handed to the Police for appropriate action. Applicants must also
fulfill the following conditions:
2
i Attach three (3) of their recent passport-size photographs and
copies of their academic and professional certificates and
testimonials.
ii Attach copies of the letter(s) of appointment, confirmation and
promotion in case of serving officers. This includes applicants from
non Public Health Service.
iii In case of Health Workers who are required by law to register with
the relevant Councils, such applicants must be so registered; and
therefore have to attach copies of certificates of registration.
Similarly, all candidates who are required by law to possess
practicing license must attach copies of valid practicing licenses.
iv State clearly their contact physical addresses and telephone
number (s) or the nearest contactable person on the application
forms.

deadline: 17th April 2012

Butabika National Referral Hospital Jobs in Uganda- Nursing Officer

Job Title: Senior Nursing Officer - (1 Post)
Reference: HRM 72/173/04/NB
Salary Scale: U4
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Reports to: Principal Nursing Officer
Qualifications Must be double-trained Nurse at registered level.
Experience: Must have at least a minimum of three (3) years experience as a Nursing Officer.

Other requirements
Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Duties and
responsibilities:
• Responsible for the management of departmental inventory.
• Participates in the planning and budgeting for the Department.
• Requisitions for equipment and other supplies
• Ensures that medical equipment are secure, functional and well maintained
• Ensures that ward environment healthy, safe and clean.
• Manages and accounts for allocated resources.
• Participates in research activities.
• Assists in the organization of key departmental activities.
• Participates in the training of Nurse students and junior staff.
• Ensures that Staff adhere to the Relevant Code of Conduct and Ethics.
• Participates in Primary Health Care activities.
• Carries out human resource management activities such as identifying manpower needs, training, promotional and deployment.
• Compiles and submits periodic reports.
• Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

How to Apply:
THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
HEALTH SERVICE COMMISSION
VACANCIES
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Candidates to fill the vacant
posts as specified hereunder. The job descriptions, where not indicated, or
any other details, can be obtained from the Health Service Commission
offices located at Workers House, 3rd Floor (Northern Wing), Plot No. 1,
Pilkington Road. Applications should be filled in triplicate on PSC Form 3
(Revised 2008) and submitted to the Secretary, Health Service Commission
P.O. Box 7452, Kampala, to be received not later than April 17th, 2012. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Forms can be obtained from the Health Service Commission Offices,
Ministry of Health Headquarters, Mulago and Butabika National Referral
Hospitals, Regional Referral Hospitals and offices of Chief Administrative
Officers. The form and advert can also be down loaded from the Commission
website; www.hsc.go.ug. Hand written applications are also acceptable.
It is important to note that all services of the Health Service Commission and
the application forms are free of charge.
In regard to choices, an applicant may apply for a maximum of two (2)
relevant posts which must be filled in two separate sets of application forms
and by labeling the 1st choice as No.1 and the 2nd choice as No. 2.
All applications should bear the title of the post as well as its reference
number and the name of the Institution where it is tenable.
Candidates have been given a choice to directly apply for posts tenable at
Mubende, Kabale and Moroto Regional Referral Hospitals. Candidates so
applying will be specifically shortlisted, interviewed and selected for those
posts. Details of the posts are provided in the relevant table.
For the rest of the Regional Referral Hospitals, an applicant should clearly
indicate two names of preferred Hospitals by stating the 1st choice as No. 1
and the 2nd choice as No.2. These Hospitals are; Arua, Gulu, Lira, Soroti,
Hoima, Fort Portal, Mbarara, Masaka, Jinja and Mbale,
Applicants who are Serving Officers must route their applications through
their Heads of Department, who should be informed of the closing date to
avoid delay. Head of Department refers to the Head of the respective
Institution of the Applicant. Applications found to be in contravention of this
requirement will not be accepted.
Note that short listed candidates will be required to bring their original
certificates unlaminated. Candidates who will present forged certificates
shall be handed to the Police for appropriate action. Applicants must also
fulfill the following conditions:
2
i Attach three (3) of their recent passport-size photographs and
copies of their academic and professional certificates and
testimonials.
ii Attach copies of the letter(s) of appointment, confirmation and
promotion in case of serving officers. This includes applicants from
non Public Health Service.
iii In case of Health Workers who are required by law to register with
the relevant Councils, such applicants must be so registered; and
therefore have to attach copies of certificates of registration.
Similarly, all candidates who are required by law to possess
practicing license must attach copies of valid practicing licenses.
iv State clearly their contact physical addresses and telephone
number (s) or the nearest contactable person on the application
forms.

deadline: 17th April 2012

Butabika National Referral Hospital Jobs in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Psychiatric Clinical Officer - (1 Post)
Reference: HRM 72/173/03/NB
Salary Scale: U4
Reports to: Principal Psychiatric Clinical Officer

Qualifications: Must have a Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing from a recognized Institution.
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Experience: Must have served for at least three (3)
years as a Psychiatric Clinical Officer Other Requirements:
Good communication, interpersonal and team building skills.


Duties and Responsibilities:
• Treats and manages patients.
• Participates in planning, directing, budgeting, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating clinical work.
• Manages and accounts for allocated resources.
• Refers complicated cases.
• Conducts health education to patients.
• Ensures quality assurance in clinical work.
• Initiates and participates in research activities.
• Imparts knowledge and skills to the students and staff.
• Ensures that Staff adhere to Relevant Code of Conduct and Ethics.
• Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


How to Apply:
THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
HEALTH SERVICE COMMISSION
VACANCIES
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Candidates to fill the vacant
posts as specified hereunder. The job descriptions, where not indicated, or
any other details, can be obtained from the Health Service Commission
offices located at Workers House, 3rd Floor (Northern Wing), Plot No. 1,
Pilkington Road. Applications should be filled in triplicate on PSC Form 3
(Revised 2008) and submitted to the Secretary, Health Service Commission
P.O. Box 7452, Kampala, to be received not later than April 17th, 2012. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Forms can be obtained from the Health Service Commission Offices,
Ministry of Health Headquarters, Mulago and Butabika National Referral
Hospitals, Regional Referral Hospitals and offices of Chief Administrative
Officers. The form and advert can also be down loaded from the Commission
website; www.hsc.go.ug. Hand written applications are also acceptable.
It is important to note that all services of the Health Service Commission and
the application forms are free of charge.
In regard to choices, an applicant may apply for a maximum of two (2)
relevant posts which must be filled in two separate sets of application forms
and by labeling the 1st choice as No.1 and the 2nd choice as No. 2.
All applications should bear the title of the post as well as its reference
number and the name of the Institution where it is tenable.
Candidates have been given a choice to directly apply for posts tenable at
Mubende, Kabale and Moroto Regional Referral Hospitals. Candidates so
applying will be specifically shortlisted, interviewed and selected for those
posts. Details of the posts are provided in the relevant table.
For the rest of the Regional Referral Hospitals, an applicant should clearly
indicate two names of preferred Hospitals by stating the 1st choice as No. 1
and the 2nd choice as No.2. These Hospitals are; Arua, Gulu, Lira, Soroti,
Hoima, Fort Portal, Mbarara, Masaka, Jinja and Mbale,
Applicants who are Serving Officers must route their applications through
their Heads of Department, who should be informed of the closing date to
avoid delay. Head of Department refers to the Head of the respective
Institution of the Applicant. Applications found to be in contravention of this
requirement will not be accepted.
Note that short listed candidates will be required to bring their original
certificates unlaminated. Candidates who will present forged certificates
shall be handed to the Police for appropriate action. Applicants must also
fulfill the following conditions:
2
i Attach three (3) of their recent passport-size photographs and
copies of their academic and professional certificates and
testimonials.
ii Attach copies of the letter(s) of appointment, confirmation and
promotion in case of serving officers. This includes applicants from
non Public Health Service.
iii In case of Health Workers who are required by law to register with
the relevant Councils, such applicants must be so registered; and
therefore have to attach copies of certificates of registration.
Similarly, all candidates who are required by law to possess
practicing license must attach copies of valid practicing licenses.
iv State clearly their contact physical addresses and telephone
number (s) or the nearest contactable person on the application
forms.

deadline: 17th April 2012

Jobs in Butabika National Referral Hospital in Uganda

Job Title: Senior Principal Nursing Officer
(Psychiatry)
(1 Post)
Reference: HRM 72/173/04/NB
Salary Scale: U2
Reports to: Assistant Commissioner Nursing
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Qualifications:
• Should have Registered Psychiatric Nursing Certificate from a recognized
Institution
• Should have Diploma in Nursing Administration or Health Services
Management or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
• A Bachelor Science Degree in Nursing will be an added advantage.

Experience: Should have working experience in clinical and nursing administration gained over at least a period of nine (9) years three (3) of
which should be at the level of Principal Nursing Officer (Psychiatry)

Other requirements:
Good interpersonal, communication and team building skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Plans, directs, coordinates, budgets, monitors and evaluates nursing services for the Hospital.
• Ensures a 24 hour nursing coverage in the Hospital
• Promotes welfare of Nursing Staff
• Receives Reports of Ward Managers and In- Charges of Clinics
• Ensures that Equipment are functional, secure and well maintained
• Assesses Performance of Nursing Staff as well as coaching, mentoring and training them.
• Ensures that good management practices such as meetings are conducted.
• Manages and accounts for allocated resources
• Carries out HR functions such as identifying training needs.
• Participates in research activities
• Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


How to Apply:
THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
HEALTH SERVICE COMMISSION
VACANCIES
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Candidates to fill the vacant
posts as specified hereunder. The job descriptions, where not indicated, or
any other details, can be obtained from the Health Service Commission
offices located at Workers House, 3rd Floor (Northern Wing), Plot No. 1,
Pilkington Road. Applications should be filled in triplicate on PSC Form 3
(Revised 2008) and submitted to the Secretary, Health Service Commission
P.O. Box 7452, Kampala, to be received not later than April 17th, 2012. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Forms can be obtained from the Health Service Commission Offices,
Ministry of Health Headquarters, Mulago and Butabika National Referral
Hospitals, Regional Referral Hospitals and offices of Chief Administrative
Officers. The form and advert can also be down loaded from the Commission
website; www.hsc.go.ug. Hand written applications are also acceptable.
It is important to note that all services of the Health Service Commission and
the application forms are free of charge.
In regard to choices, an applicant may apply for a maximum of two (2)
relevant posts which must be filled in two separate sets of application forms
and by labeling the 1st choice as No.1 and the 2nd choice as No. 2.
All applications should bear the title of the post as well as its reference
number and the name of the Institution where it is tenable.
Candidates have been given a choice to directly apply for posts tenable at
Mubende, Kabale and Moroto Regional Referral Hospitals. Candidates so
applying will be specifically shortlisted, interviewed and selected for those
posts. Details of the posts are provided in the relevant table.
For the rest of the Regional Referral Hospitals, an applicant should clearly
indicate two names of preferred Hospitals by stating the 1st choice as No. 1
and the 2nd choice as No.2. These Hospitals are; Arua, Gulu, Lira, Soroti,
Hoima, Fort Portal, Mbarara, Masaka, Jinja and Mbale,
Applicants who are Serving Officers must route their applications through
their Heads of Department, who should be informed of the closing date to
avoid delay. Head of Department refers to the Head of the respective
Institution of the Applicant. Applications found to be in contravention of this
requirement will not be accepted.
Note that short listed candidates will be required to bring their original
certificates unlaminated. Candidates who will present forged certificates
shall be handed to the Police for appropriate action. Applicants must also
fulfill the following conditions:
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i Attach three (3) of their recent passport-size photographs and
copies of their academic and professional certificates and
testimonials.
ii Attach copies of the letter(s) of appointment, confirmation and
promotion in case of serving officers. This includes applicants from
non Public Health Service.
iii In case of Health Workers who are required by law to register with
the relevant Councils, such applicants must be so registered; and
therefore have to attach copies of certificates of registration.
Similarly, all candidates who are required by law to possess
practicing license must attach copies of valid practicing licenses.
iv State clearly their contact physical addresses and telephone
number (s) or the nearest contactable person on the application
forms.

deadline: 17th April 2012

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