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6 Fresher SMC Clinical Officer (Circumciser) NGO Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

6 Fresher SMC Clinical Officer (Circumciser) NGO Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:    SMC Clinical Officer (Circumciser) – 6 Fresher Jobs

Organization: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Funding Source: Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/PEPFAR

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Site Team Leader

Vacancy Code: SMCO X031

About US:

The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity Development”. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab), Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

With funding from  Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/PEPFAR, and in partnership with MoH and respective District Local Governments, IDI is implementing comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the West Nile region of Uganda under the project “Accelerating and Sustaining HIV Epidemic Control and Related Diseases in West-Nile Region of Uganda under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), 2020-2025”. The project supports the 12 districts of; Arua, Maracha, Madi-Okollo, Terego, Koboko, Yumbe, Moyo, Obongi, Adjumani, Pakwach, Nebbi and Zombo.

Job Summary: The SMC Clinical Officer will be responsible for conducting Safe Male circumcision surgery in accordance with MoH Standards, documentation of all surgical procedures and management and reporting of all Adverse events at the site.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Ensure eligibility for VMMC and conduct safe medical circumcision surgery for targeted clients at the supported facilities in West Nile.
  • Oversee proper documentation (completeness, accuracy) of all surgical and postoperative follow-up procedures in assigned sites.
  • Ensure that circumcisions are carried out in accordance with agreed policies (MoH, WHO, PEPFAR) and existing SOPs.
  • Work with the team to ensure the set VMMC targets are met in accordance with institutional, MoH and funder guidelines.
  • Implement VMMC CQI, routine site team mentorship, Adverse event management at the site.
  • Participate in community demand creation and mobilization activities in the supported districts
  • Support site teams in adverse event follow up and coordinate referral for above site management as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Heath
  • Up to date registration with the Allied Health Professionals’ Council
  • At least two years’ post-qualification professional experience
  • Formal training, certification and experience in the clinical aspects of SMC service delivery is necessary

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address. Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug

Key Notes:

  • IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process.
  • Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will be given priority.
  • Make sure that your application letter, CV (Not more than 4pages) and certificates are attached as one PDF document.
  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.
  • Please note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your application will not be considered.
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Senior Human Resource Manager

Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline:  4th October 2020

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