Health Service Commission

BUILDING A FUNDAMENTALLY STRONG AND COMPETENT HUMAN RESOURCE BASE FOR EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE HEALTH SERVICE DELIVERY

MoH-DHSC Joint HRH Advert - Detailed-New

Deadline : 28 Feb 2017

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts thatexist in various District Local Governments and Municipal Councils. Applications shouldbe filled in Triplicate on PSF 3(Revised 2008)and submitted to the Secretaries of the District Service Commissions of the respective Districts where vacancies exist; to be received not later than 28 th February, 2017.

The application form (PSF 3 Revised 2008) is obtainable from Secretaries of District Service Commissions, and Health Service Commission Offices at Plot No. 1 Pilkington Road Workers House 3 rd Floor­ Kampala, or can be downloaded from the Health Service Commission website, www.hsc.go.ug/library and Public Service Commission website, website www.psc.go.ug. Serving officers must route their application forms through their heads of Department or Institution, who should be informed of the closing date toavoid delay. Applicants are required to attach certified photocopies of academic certificates, transcripts, Registration Certificates and Licenses for professional cadres, copies of letters of appointment and confirmation letters as it may apply. 3 recent original passport size photographs. The job title and reference number of the vacancy applied for must be quoted. For details of each post including person specifications and duties of jobs, applicants should access and /or download the advert on the Health Service Commission website www.hsc.go.ug/jobs.

All the advertised posts exist in District Local Governments and Municipal councils as indicated in the table below. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Dr. Atwine Diana

Permanent Secretary

1.

POST

District Health Officer

Reference

DSC­HRH17/01

Salary Scale

U1E

Qualifications

  1. Must have MBChB or BDS or their equivalent from a recognized University/Institution.

(b) Masters Degree in Public Health, or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

(c) Must be registered with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.

(e) Must have well-developed inter-personal skills to be capable of managing and supervising staff

  1.  

Experience

Must have working experience of at least eight (8) years in Clinical Practice and Health Service Management

 

Reports to

Chief Administrative Officer

MAIN PURPOSE :

To ensure effective, efficient and affordable delivery

of health services for the well-being of the population of the District.

Duties

Key Out puts

(a) Planning and budgeting for Health services delivery activities carried out.

(b) Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

(c) National Health Policy interpreted.

(d) Advice on health related issues tendered.

(e) Health research plans implemented.

(f) Health Service delivery programmes implemented.

(g) Health Information Management Systems updated.

(h) Monitoring and Evaluation reports on health programmes in the District produced.

(i) Sensitization of communities about Primary Health Care (PHC) done.

(j) Plans for the Development of health infrastructure produced.

(k) Discipline enforced.

(l) Staff performance appraisal done.

(m) Periodic reports submitted

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Planning, directing, coordinating, budgeting, monitoring and evaluating the delivery of health services in the District.

(b) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(c) Ensuring implementation of National Health Policy.

(d) Requisitioning for equipment and other supplies

(e) Ensuring that equipment is secure, functional and well maintained.

(f) Tendering advice on health related issues.

(g) Liaising with Stakeholders for efficient delivery of health services.

(h) Ensuring the implementation of the Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP).

(i) Initiating and ensuring the implementation of research programmes.

(j) Ensuring effective and efficient development of health infrastructure at all levels of Health services delivery in the District.

(k) Ensuring conformity with established quality assurance standards.

(l) Ensuring that staff adhere to the Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(m) Ensuring that health information management systems are in place.

(n) Liaising with Professional Councils on matters regarding disciplining, inspecting and monitoring physical structures in both public and private health facilities.

(o) Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff.

(p) Carrying out Human Resource Activities like identifying manpower needs, training, promotional, leave and deployment.

(q) Compiling and submitting reports to the Chief Administrative Officer.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

(a) Must have MBChB or BDS or their equivalent from a recognized University/Institution.

(b) Masters Degree in Public Health, or its equivalent from a recognized Institution

2

Post

Assistant District Health Officer (Environmental Health)

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/03

Salary Scale

U2

Qualifications

(a)Must have a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health Science

(a) Diploma in Health Service Management from a recognized Institution

(b) Master’s degree in environmental health science , public health or public administration & management is an added advantage

(c) Must be registered with the allied health professionals council

Should have working experience of at least six(6) years as a Health worker, three(3) of which should be in a management position

Reports to

District Health Officer

Main Purpose

To assist the DHO in ensuring efficient, effective and affordable delivery of Environmental Health Services for the well being of the Population of the District and ensure quality assurance in all Health Institutions in the District.

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. DHO Assisted in planning, coordinating and budgeting for Environmental Health Services.

  2. National Environmental Health Policies interpreted

  3. Allocated resources managed and accounted for.

  4. Advice on Environmental Health related issues tendered.

  5. Environmental Health Services delivery programs implemented.

  6. Monitoring and Evaluation reports on Environmental Health programs produced.

  7. Health-Management Information Systems updated.

  8. Sensitization of Communities about Primary Health Care (PHC) done

  9. Plans for development of Health infrastructure Services produced.

  10. Quality of Environmental Health Services maintained.

  11. Environmental Health Research plans developed and implemented.

  12. Discipline enforced.

  13. Staff Performance Appraisal done.

  14. Periodic reports submitted.

  15. Human Resource Management activities such as identifying manpower needs, training, promotion and deployment carried out.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Participating in planning, co-ordination and budgeting of District Health Activities.

  2. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  3. Interpreting National Environment Health Policies.

  4. Tendering advice on Environmental Health related issues.

  5. Implementing Environmental Health Service delivery programs

  6. Producing, Monitoring & Evaluating reports on Environmental Health Programs.

  7. Updating Health Management Information Systems

  8. Sensitizing communities on Primary Health Care (PHC) activities

  9. Producing plans for development of health infrastructure.

  10. Developing and implementing Environmental Health Research Plans

  11. Ensuring and maintaining quality Environmental Health Services.

  12. Ensuring that Code of Conduct and Ethics is adhered to.

  13. Appraising staff performance

  14. Submitting periodic reports.

  15. Carrying out HRM activities such as identifying manpower needs, leave and deployment.

  16. Carrying out any other duties assigned by the DHO

 

3

POST

Medical Officer Special Grade (Surgery)

Reference

DSC­HRH17/06

Salary Scale

U2

Qualifications

Must have a basic qualification of MBChB or BDS or their equivalent.

(b) Masters Degree in Surgery, or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

(c) Must be registered with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.

(d) Should have working experience of at least six (6) years in Clinical Practice and Health Service Management.

 

Reports to

Senior Medical Officer/Medical Superintendent

 

Main Purpose

To deliver effectively and efficiently Medical Surgery services in the hospital.

 

Duties

i.Responsible for ensuring efficient management of service in his/her specialization at the DIstrict Hospital and the catchment area covered by the Hospital.

ii. Supervise and mentor Senior House Officers, Medical Officers, Interns and other Health Professionals under him/her.

iii. Plan and coordinate the training programmes of Health Professionals under him/her.

iv. Plan and coordinate Continuous Professional Development (CPD) in his/her specialty, for Health professionals at the District Hospital and the catchment area.

Provide technical and professional advice in his/her area of specialization to Government and the Institution.

vi. Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Post

Medical Officer Special Grade (Community)

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/05

 

Salary Scale

U2

 

Qualifications

(a) MBChB or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution.

(b) Must have a Masters Degree in Community Practice or its equivalent.

(c) Must be registered with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.

 

Reports to

Senior Medical Officer/Medical Superintendent

 

 

Main Purpose

To deliver effectively and efficiently community health

services in the hospital.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

(b) Health Policy implemented.

(c) Community Health programmes implemented.

(d) Advice on Community Health related issues tendered.

(e) Health information systems about community health developed.

(f) Discipline enforced.

(g) Staff performance appraisal done.

(h) Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Participates in planning, directing, co-ordinating, budgeting, monitoring and evaluating Community Health activities in the hospital.

(b) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(c) Implementing the Health Policy.

(d) Implementing Community Health programmes.

(e) Tendering advice about Community Health related issues.

(f) Developing and strengthening Information systems about community health.

(g) Ensuring that staff adhere to the Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(h) Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff.

(i) Initiating and participating in research activities.

5

Post

Assistant District Health Officer(Maternal Child Health)

reference

DSC­HRH17/04

Salary Scale

U2

Qualifications

  1. Must have a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from a recognized institution or bachelor of public health nursing

  2. Double trained registered nurse /midwife from a recognized institution

  3. Diploma in Health Services management or related management from a recognized institution

  4. Must be registered with Uganda Nursing & midwives council

  5. Masters degree in Nursing , public health or public administration and management will be added advantage

 

 

Should have working experience of at least six(6) years as a health worker , three(3) of which should be in a management position

Reports to

 

Main Purpose

TO Assist the DHO in ensuring efficient, effective and affordable delivery of Maternal and Child Health and Nursing Services for the well being of the population of the District and ensure quality Assurance in all Health Institutions in the District.

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. DHO assisted in planning, co-ordination and budgeting for Maternal Child Health and Nursing Services.

  2. Allocated resources managed and accounted for.

  3. National Maternal Child Health (MCH) and Nursing Policies interpreted.

  4. Advice on Maternal Child Health and Nursing tendered.

  5. Maternal Child Health and Nursing Services delivery programs implemented.

  6. Monitoring and Evaluation reports on Maternal Child Health and Nursing programs produced.

  7. Health-Management Information systems updated.

  8. Sensitization of communities about Primary Health Care (PHC) done

  9. Maternal Child Health and Nursing Plans developed and implemented.

  10. Quality of MCH and Nursing Services maintained.

  11. Discipline enforced.

  12. Staff performance appraisal done.

  13. Periodic reports submitted.

  14. MCH and Nursing activities in the District coordinated.

  15. Human Resource Management activities such as identifying manpower needs, training, promotion and deployment carried out.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Participating in Planning, coordination and budgeting of District Health Activities.

  2. Interpreting National MCH and Nursing Policies

  3. Tendering advice on MCH and Nursing related issues

  4. Implementing MCH and Nursing Service delivery programmes

  5. Producing, Monitoring & Evaluating reports on MCH and Nursing Programmes

  6. Updating Health Management Information Systems

  7. Sensitizing communities on Primary Health Care (PHC) activities.

  8. Developing and implementing MCH and Nursing services

  9. Ensuring and maintaining quality MCH and Nursing services.

  10. Ensuring that Code of Conduct and Ethics is adhered to.

  11. Appraising staff on performance.

  12. Submitting periodic reports.

  13. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  14. Coordinating MCH and Nursing activities in the District.

  15. Carrying out HRM activities such as identifying manpower needs, training, Promotion and Deployment.

 

 

6

Post

Assistant District Health Officer

Reference

DSC­HRH17/02

Salary Scale

U2

Reports to

District Health Officer

Qualifications

(a) Must have a basic qualification of MBChB or BDS or their equivalent

(b) Master’s degree in public health or its equivalent from a recognized institution

(c) Must be registered with Medical and Dental Practitioners Council

Experience

Should have working experience of at least six(6) years in Clinical Practice and Health Service Management

Main Purpose

To assist the DHO in ensuring effective, efficient and affordable delivery of health services for the well-being of the population of the District and ensure quality assurance in all Health Institutions in the District.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

(b) National Health Policy interpreted.

(c) Advice on health related issues tendered.

(d) Health research plans implemented.

(e) Health Service delivery programmes implemented.

(f) Health information management systems updated.

(g) Monitoring and evaluation reports on health programmes in the District produced.

(h) Sensitization of communities about Primary Health Care (PHC) done.

(i) Plans for development of health infrastructure produced.

(j) Data on quality of Health Services maintained.

(k) Discipline enforced

(l) Staff performance appraisal done.

(m) Periodic reports submitted

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Participating in planning, directing, coordinating, budgeting, monitoring and evaluating he delivery of health services in the District.

(b) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(c) Ensuring implementation of National Health Policy.

7

Post

Principal Medical Officer

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/07

 

Salary Scale

U2

 

Reports to

Medical Superintendent

 

Qualifications

  1. MBChB or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution.

(b) A Postgraduate Diploma in health related discipline or management from a recognized institution.

(c) Must be registered with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.

(e) Well-developed inter-personal skills to be capable of managing and motivating staff.

 

 

Experience

Have a working knowledge of the health services management for at least six (6) years, three of which should be at the level of Senior Medical Officer.

 

Main Purpose

To ensure delivery of effective and efficient health Services in the Hospital and ensure management of the unit.

 

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Planning and budgeting for health services delivery activities in the hospital carried out.

  2. Accountability for financial and other resources of the hospital produced.

  3. Patients diagnosed, treated and proper management ensured.

  4. Health Information and Management Systems established and strengthened.

  5. Appropriate development and maintenance of Health Units and facilities in the hospital ensured.

  6. Equipment, drugs and other supplies for the hospital requisitioned.

  7. Staff performance appraisal done.

  8. Discipline enforced.

  9. Quality Health Service ensured.

  10. Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  • Planning, budgeting, directing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating health services delivery activities in the Hospital.

  • Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  • Participating in diagnostic treatment and proper management of patients.

  • Establishing and strengthening health information management systems.

  • Liaising with his/her Seniors in the implementation of the Uganda Minimum Health Care Package.

  • Requisitioning for equipment, drugs and other supplies for the hospital.

  • Ensuring that equipment is secure, safe, functional and well maintained.

 

8

Post

Principal Nursing Officer

Reference

DSC­HRH17/20

Salary Scale

U3

Reports to

Assistant District Health Officer/Medical Superintendent

Qualifications

  1. Must be double trained at Registered level or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

  2. Should have a Diploma in Nursing Administration or its equivalent.

  3. Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

Experience

Must have served for at least six (6) years as a Health Worker, three of which at Senior Nursing Officer level.

Main Purpose

To provide holistic quality Nursing Care Services in the

Health Unit and ensure proper management of the unit.

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Planning and budgeting for activities in Nursing Care Services carried out.

  2. Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

  3. Holistic quality nursing care provided.

  4. Nursing Services supervised.

  5. Nursing duties assigned.

  6. Discipline enforced.

  7. Staff performance appraisal done.

  8. Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Planning, directing, coordinating, budgeting, monitoring and evaluating nursing services for the District Hospital.

  2. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  3. Ensure 24-hour coverage by nursing staff.

  4. Requisitioning for equipment and other supplies

  5. Ensuring that equipment is secure, functional and well maintained.

  6. Initiating and participate in research activities.

  7. Ensuring that staff adhere to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

  8. Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff.

  9. Carrying out human resource management activities like identifying manpower needs, training, promotional, leave and deployment.

 

9

Post

Senior Medical Officer

Reference

DSC­HRH17/08

Salary Scale

U3

Reports to

Principal Medical Officer/District Health Officer

Qualifications

(a) MBChB or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution.

(b) Must be registered with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.

 

Experience

At least 3 years’ experience in clinical practices.

Main Purpose

To ensure delivery of effective and efficient health

Services in the Unit.

 

 

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Planning and budgeting for health services delivery activities in the unit carried out.

(b) Accountability for financial and other resources of the unit produced.

(c) National Health policy implemented.

(d) Advice on health related issues tendered.

(e) Diagnosis, treatment and proper management ensured.

(f) Health information system developed for the Unit.

(g) Health infrastructure for the Health Unit developed.

(h) Discipline enforced.

(i) Staff performance appraisal done.

(j) Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Planning, budgeting, monitoring and coordinating effective delivery of health services in the unit.

(b) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(c) Implementing National health policy.

(d) Advising Council on health related issues.

(e) Developing and strengthening Health information system.

(f) Ensuring the development of an effective and efficient health infrastructure for the Unit.

(g) Initiating and participating in research activities.

(h) Ensuring that staff adhere to the Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(i) Monitoring and evaluating Quality Assurance standards in the unit.

Duties

 

10

Post

Senior Hospital Administrator

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/48

 

Salary Scale

U3

 

Reports to

Principal Hospital Administrator

 

Qualification s

  1. Must have a degree in Social Science, Arts, SWASA or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

  2. Postgraduate qualification in Health Management will be an added advantage.

 

Experience

Must have served for at least three (3) years.

 

Main Purpose

To facilitate the work of Hospital staff by ensuring the

availability of logistics for the various Hospital Departments.

 

 

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Necessary logistics availed to staff.

(b) Public Relations done.

(c) Maintenance of Hospital infrastructure ensured.

(d) Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

(e) Discipline ensured.

(f) Staff performance appraisal done.

(g) Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Participating in planning, budgeting, managing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating hospital administrative activities in the hospital.

(b) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(c) Liaising with Medical Superintendent in the Administration of the Hospital.

(d) Ensuring proper maintenance of Hospital Infrastructure.

(e) Participating in ensuring availability of the necessary equipment and other supplies to the Hospital.

(f) Ensuring that staff adhere to Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(g) Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff.

(h) Carrying out human resource management activities like identifying manpower needs, training, promotional, leave and deployment.

(i) Compiling and submitting reports to Medical Superintendent.

 

11

Post

Principal Health Inspector

Reference

DSC­HRH17/29

Salary Scale

U3

Reports to

Assistant District Health Officer/Principal Medical Officer

Qualifications

  1. Must have a Diploma in Environmental Health Science or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

  2. Must have a Diploma in Health Services Management or its equivalent.

  3. Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

Experience

Must have experience of six (6) years as a Health Worker, three of which should be at Senior Health Inspector level

Main Purpose

To prevent diseases and promote health through surveillance and management of Environmental health practices and ensure proper management of the unit

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Planning and budgeting for Environmental Health carried out.

(b) Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

(c) Managing and accounting for financial and other resources.

(d) Hygiene and environmental sanitation in the community inspected

(e) Refuse collection and disposal inspected.

(f) Sensitization of Communities about Public Health laws and regulations carried out.

(g) Discipline enforced.

(h) Staff performance appraisal done.

(i) Periodic reports submitted.

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Planning, budgeting, coordination, evaluation and monitoring of Environmental Health programmes.

(b) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(c) Inspecting homesteads for hygiene and environmental sanitation.

(d) Inspecting refuse collection and disposal.

(e) Sensitizing the community on Public Health Act, Regulations and By-laws.

(f) Participating in disease surveillance and management of Environmental Health activities.

(g) Initiating and participating in research activities.

12

Post

Dental Surgeon

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/09

 

Salary Scale

U4

 

Reports to

Senior Dental surgeon

 

Qualifications

(a) Must have a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from a recognized University or Institution.

(b) Must be registered with the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.

 

Main Purpose

To deliver effective and efficient Oral/Dental

services in the hospital

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Diagnosis, treatment and proper management of patients carried out.

(b) Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

(c) Patients undergoing treatment reviewed.

(d) Outreach Dental Services carried out.

(e) Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Participating in diagnosis, treatment and proper management of patients.

(b) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(c) Reviewing and evaluating patients undergoing treatment.

(d) Carrying out Oral/Dental Health education for patients and communities.

(e) Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff.

(f) Participating in research activities.

(g) Adhering to professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(h) Compiling and submitting periodic reports.

 

13

Post

Senior Environmental Health Officer

Reference

DSC­HRH17/31

Salary Scale

U3

Reports to

 

Qualifications

  1. Should possess a university degree in degree in Environmental health related field

  2. Should have a post graduate qualification in a related field

  3. Should have relevant working experience of alt three (3) years

Experience

 

Main Purpose

 

Duties

 

14

Post

Health Educator

Reference

 

Salary Scale

U4

Reports to

Senior Health Educator

Qualifications

Must have a degree in Health Education or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

Main Purpose

To Develop appropriate health education materials, provide and support Health Education

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Guidelines for the implementation of Information Education and Communication (IEC) strategies developed.

(b) Health Education needs of the Community assessed and compiled.

(c) Appropriate Health Education materials developed.

(d) Health Education in the Community conducted.

(e) Training of communities and Health Workers on the usage of health education materials done.

(f) Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Participating in the development of appropriate Health Education materials and ensure their equitable distribution.

(b) Supporting and participating in effective Health Education.

(c) Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of Health Education Materials and submit to Senior Health Educator.

(d) Participating in the planning for Health Education interventions.

(e) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(f) Ensuring that the necessary supplies are available in the Unit and maintain an inventory.

(g) Participating in research activities.

(h) Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(i) Submitting periodic reports.

15

Post

Senior Clinical Officer

Reference

DSC­HRH17/11

Salary Scale

U4

Reports to

Principal Clinical Officer

Qualifications

(a) Must have a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

(b) Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

Experience

Must have served for at least three (3) years as a Health Worker.

Main purpose

To diagnose, treat and manage patients and assist in the

management of the Health Unit.

Duties

KEY OUT PUTS

(a) Patients diagnosed, treated and managed.

(b) Complicated cases referred.

(c) Quality assurance in clinical work ensured.

(d) Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

(e) Discipline enforced.

(f) Staff performance appraisal done.

(g) Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Diagnosing, treating and managing patients.

(b) Participating in planning, directing, budgeting, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of clinical work.

(c) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(d) Referring complicated cases.

(e) Conducting health education to patients.

(f) Ensuring quality assurance in clinical work.

(g) Participating in research activities.

(h) Imparting knowledge and skills to the students and staff.

(i) Ensuring that staff adhere to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(j) Carrying out human resource management activities like identifying manpower needs, training, promotional, leave and deployment.

(k) Compiling and submitting periodic reports.

 

16

Post

Senior Nursing Officer

Reference

DSC­HRH17/21

Salary Scale

U4

Reports to

Principal Nursing Officer

Qualifications

  1. Must be double trained at Registered level or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

  2. Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

Experience

Must have served for at least three (3) years as Nursing Officer.

Main Purpose

To provide holistic quality nursing care services in the

health unit and assist in management of the unit.

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Holistic quality nursing care provided.

(b) Nursing services supervised.

(c) Nursing duties assigned.

(d) Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

(e) Discipline enforced.

(f) Staff performance appraisal done.

(g) Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Providing support supervision in the provision of nursing care.

(b) Preparing duty roaster.

(c) Participating in planning, budgeting, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the Nursing Services in the health unit.

(d) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(e) Requisitioning for equipment and other supplies.

(f) Ensuring that equipment is secure, functional and well maintained.

(g) Ensuring that Ward environment is clean and healthy.

(h) Participating in research activities.

(i) Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff.

(j) Ensuring that staff adhere to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

 

17

Post

Senior Laboratory Technologist

Reference

DSC­HRH17/40

Salary Scale

U4

Reports to

Principal Laboratory Technologist

Qualifications

(a) Must have a University Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

(b) Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

Experience

Should have served for at least three (3) years as a Health Worker.

Main Purpose

To assist in management of the laboratory and carry out

specialised analysis for disease diagnosis, treatment, prevention, control and research.

Duties

 

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Advice to Clinical staff on proper collection, handling and transportation of specimen given.

(b) Laboratory investigations done and results interpreted.

(c) Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

(d) Laboratory test results and treatment harmonized.

(e) Quality assurance in the Laboratory observed.

(f) Laboratory data compiled and stored.

(g) Discipline enforced.

(h) Staff performance appraisal done.

(i) Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Participating in proper collection, handling and transportation of specimens to the Laboratory.

(b) Carrying out investigations of disease outbreaks.

(c) Carrying out Laboratory analysis, interprete results and submit reports to Clinicians.

(d) Participating in planning, directing, budgeting, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating laboratory services in the hospital.

(e) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(f) Liaising with Ward management in the preparation of patients for Laboratory test.

(g) Requisitioning for equipment and other supplies.

(h) Ensuring that equipment is secure, functional and well maintained.

(i) Ensuring safety measures against hazards.

(j) Participating in quality assurance for Laboratories.

(k) Participating in research.

(l) Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff.

(m) Ensuring that staff adhere to Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(n) Carrying out human resource management activities like identifying manpower needs, training, promotional, leave and deployment.

(o) Compiling and submitting periodic reports.

 

18

Post

Senior Health Inspector

Reference

DSC­HRH17/29B

Salary Scale

U4

Qualifications

  1. Must have a Diploma in Environmental Health Science or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

  2. Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

Experience

Must have served for three (3) years as a Health Worker.

 

Reports to

Principal Health Inspector

 

Qualifications

(a) MBChB or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution.

(b) Must be registered with Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.

 

Main purpose

To prevent diseases and promote health through surveillance and management of Environmental Health practices and assist in management of the unit.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Hygiene and environmental sanitation in the community inspected.

(b) Refuse collection and disposal inspected.

(c) Sensitization of communities about Public Health laws carried out.

(d) Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

(e) Discipline enforced.

(f) Staff performance appraisal done.

(g) Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Inspecting homesteads for hygiene and environmental sanitation.

(b) Inspecting refuse collection and disposal.

(c) Enforcing Public Act Regulations and by-laws and Health Preventive measures.

(d) Participating in planning, directing, budgeting, coordinating, monitoring and evaluation for Environmental Health programmes.

(e) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(f) Carrying out human resource manpower activities like identifying manpower, promotional, leave and deployment.

(g) Participating in research activities.

(h) Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff.

(i) Ensuring that the necessary supplies are available and maintaining an inventory.

(j) Ensuring that staff adhere to the Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(k) Compiling and submitting periodic reports.

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS

(a) Must have a Diploma in Environmental Health Science or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

(b) Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

(c) Must have served for three (3) years as a Health Worker.

 

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Post

Medical Officer

Reference

DSC­HRH17/10

Salary Scale

U4

Reports to

Senior Medical Officer

Qualifications

(a) MBChB or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution.

(b) Must be registered with Medical and Dental Practitioners Council.

Main purpose

To provide and maintain curative and Preventive Health Services.

 

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Accountability for financial and other resources carried out.

(b) Diagnosis, treatment and proper management of patients carried out.

(c) Patients undergoing treatment reviewed.

(d) Outreach health services implemented.

(e) Health data collection carried out and reports submitted.

(f) Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Participating in diagnosis, treatment and proper management of patients.

(b) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(c) Liaising with other cadres in the delivery of quality health care to patients.

(d) Reviewing and evaluating patients undergoing treatment.

(e) Adhering to professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(f) Promoting public health practices in the community.

(g) Participating in research activities and health data collection.

(h) Compiling and submitting periodic reports.

 

 

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Post

Pharmacist

 

 

 

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/42

 

Salary Scale

U3

 

Reports to

Senior Pharmacist

 

Qualifications

(a) Must have a Bachelor of Pharmacy or the equivalent from a recognized University/Institution.

(b) Must be registered with the Pharmacy Board.

(c) Must have an Annual Practicing Certificate.

 

Main purpose

To ensure quality preparation of medicines and monitor efficacy of drugs in liaison with the National Drug Authority.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Quality preparation of medicine ensured.

(b) Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

(c) Efficacy of drugs ensured.

(d) Advice to Clinicians on prescriptions given.

(e) National Formulary developed and reviewed.

(f) Drug stock levels maintained.

(g) Information on medicine use and storage to patients and the communities disseminated.

(h) Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Participating in quality preparation of medicines.

(b) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(c) Requisitioning and ensuring that supplies are available.

(d) Advising and updating Clinicians and other Health Professionals on prescriptions.

(e) Liaising with Ward Management in ensuring that medicines are properly recorded and stored.

(f) Advising patients and communities on the proper use and storage of medicines.

(g) Participating in research activities.

(h) Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff.

(i) Adhering to Professional Code of conduct and Ethics.

(j) Compiling and submitting periodic reports.

 

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Post

Hospital Administrator

 

Rerference

DSC­HRH17/43

Salary Scale

U4

Reports to

Senior Hospital Administrator

Qualifications

Should have a degree in Social Sciences, Arts, SWASA or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

Main Purpose

To facilitate the work of Hospital staff by ensuring the

availability of logistics for the various Hospital Departments

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Utilities and consumables delivered adequately and timely.

(b) Hospital supplies ensured.

(c) Security of the hospital ensured.

(d) Staff supervised.

(e) Hospital infrastructure managed.

(f) Accountability for financial and other resources produced

(g) Discipline enforced.

(h) Staff performance appraisal done.

(i) Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Participating in planning, budgeting, directing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluation of Hospital administrative activities.

(b) Managing and accounting for allocated resources

(c) Participating in ensuring availability of the necessary equipment and other supplies to the Hospital.

(d) Managing hospital transport.

(e) Ensuring security of hospital assets.

(f) Imparting knowledge and skills to staff.

(g) Ensuring that staff adhere to Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(h) Carrying out human resource management activities like identifying manpower needs, training, promotional, leave and deployment.

(i) Compiling and submitting reports to Senior Hospital Administrator.

 

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Post

Nutritionist

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/41

 

Salary Scale

U4

 

Reports to

Medical Officer Special Grade (Community Practice)

 

Qualifications

Must have a degree in Nutrition/Dietetics or Food Science and Technology from a recognized Institution.

 

MAIN PURPOSE

To provide guidance on food values and advise patients and the community on nutrition.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Guidance on food values given.

(b) Patients with nutritional problems advised.

(c) Community outreach services for provision of adequate nutrition carried out.

(d) Accountability for financial and other resources carried out.

(e) Discipline enforced.

(f) Staff performance appraisal done.

(g) Periodic reports submitted.

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Participating in planning, budgeting, directing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating nutritional programmes in the hospital.

(b) Managing and accounting for the allocated resources.

(c) Providing guidance on the purchasing of food and planning hospital meals.

(d) Designing special diets for therapeutic purposes.

(e) Advising/counselling people with nutritional problems.

(f) Participating in community outreach services for adequate nutrition.

(g) Participating in research activities.

(h) Imparting knowledge and skills to staff.

(i) Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(j) Carrying out human resource management activities like identifying manpower needs, training, promotional, leave and deployment.

(k) Compiling and submitting reports to Senior Hospital Administrator.

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Post

Ophthlamic Clinical Officer

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/17

 

Salary Scale

U5

 

Reports to

Senior Ophthalmic Clinical Officer

 

Qualifications

(a) Must be a Clinical Officer or a Registered Nurse/Midwife.

(b) Must have a Diploma in Ophthalmology or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

(c) Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

Main Purpose

To diagnose, treat and manage patients with eye conditions.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Patients with eye conditions diagnosed, treated and managed.

(b) Patients with complicated conditions referred.

(c) Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

(d) Periodic reports submitted.

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Participating in diagnosing, treating and managing patients with eye conditions.

(b) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(c) Referring complicated eye conditions to Senior Ophthalmic Clinical Officer.

(d) Assisting in management of static and mobile eye units.

(e) Carrying out equipment maintenance and ensure they are functional and secure.

(f) Participating in research activities.

(g) Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(h) Compiling and submitting periodic reports.

 

 

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Post

Radiographer

Reference

DSC­HRH17/13

Salary Scale

U5

Reports to

Senior Radiographer

Qualifiactions

(a) Must have a Diploma in Medical Radiography or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

(b) Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

Main Purpose

To carry out radiographic imaging for diagnosis,

treatment and management of patients

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Patients for radiographic imaging prepared.

(b) Radiographic imaging carried out and reports submitted to Clinician.

(c) Quality of radiographic imaging ensured.

(d) Protection against radiation and radioactive materials ensured.

(e) Patients needing specialized imaging referred.

(f) Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

(g) Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Liaising with Ward managers in the preparation of patients for radiographic investigation and treatment.

(b) Ensuring that patients are protected from radiation and radioactive materials.

(c) Carrying out radiographic imaging and submit reports to Clinician.

(d) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(e) Ensuring that processed films conform to set standards.

(f) Referring cases needing specialised imaging to the Senior Radiographer.

(g) Ensuring that equipment is secure, functional and well maintained.

(h) Requisitioning for equipment and necessary supplies for radiographic activities.

(i) Participating in research activities.

(j) Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(k) Compiling and submitting reports.

 

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Post

Anaesthetic Officer

Reference

DSC­HRH17/14

SLARY SCALE

U5

Reports to

Senior Anaesthetic Officer

Qualifications

(a) Must be a trained Clinical Officer or Registered Nurse/Midwife.

(b) Must have a Diploma in Anaesthesia or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

(c) Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

Main purpose

To administer Anaesthesia and ensure proper management of patients.

 

 

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Preparation of patients before anaesthesia done.

(b) Patients anaesthised and managed.

(c) Post-operative management carried out.

(d) Emergency resuscitation done.

(e) Accountability for financial and other resources produced

(f) Periodic report submitted.

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Preparing patients for anaesthesia.

(b) Administering anaesthesia to patients.

(c) Managing post-operative patients.

(d) Participating in resuscitation of patients.

(e) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(f) Servicing and maintaining equipment.

(g) Participating in research activities.

(h) Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff.

(i) Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(j) Compiling and submitting periodic reports.

 

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Post

Dispenser

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/16

 

Salary Scale

U5

 

Reports to

Senior Dispenser

 

Qualifications

(a) Must have a Diploma in Pharmacy or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

(b) Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

Main Purpose

To ensure quality preparation of medicines and dispense medicine to patients.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Quality medicines prepared.

(b) Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

(c) Prescribed medicines dispensed.

(d) Advice to Clinicians and other Health Professionals on prescriptions given.

(e) Advice to patients and communities on proper use and storage of medicines given.

(f) Discipline enforced.

(g) Staff performance appraisal done.

(h) Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Preparing quality medicines.

(b) Dispensing medicines according to prescriptions.

(c) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(d) Advising Clinicians and other Health Professionals on prescriptions.

(e) Advising patients and attendants on proper use and storage of medicines.

(f) Carrying out regular equipment servicing and ensure they are functional.

(g) Entering into the Registry all medicines given to patients.

(h) Participating in research activities.

(i) Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff.

(j) Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(k) Compiling and submitting periodic reports.

 

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Post

Nursing Officer( Psychiatry)

 

Refference

DSC­HRH17/24

 

Salary Scale

U5

 

Reports to

Senior Nursing Officer

 

Qualifications

(a) Must be a Registered Psychiatric Nurse

(b) Must be Registered with Nurses and Midwives Council.

 

Main Purpose

To provide Psychiatric Nursing Services and ensure

effective management of patients in the unit and the community.

 

 

Duties

 

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Quality Psychiatric Nursing Services provided.

(b) Ward/health unit activities organized and managed.

(c) Accountability for financial and other resources provided.

(d) Staff performance appraisal done.

(e) Daily reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Receiving patients, registering admissions, discharges and deaths.

(b) Providing quality psychiatric nursing care.

(c) Participating in bedside psychiatric nursing procedures as a member of the caring team.

(d) Participate in Doctors/Clinical officers ward rounds.

(e) Carry out observation, keep records and ensue their safe custody.

(f) Keeping patients comfortable, allay their anxieties and ensure a health environment.

(g) Ensuring maximum protection of patients’ relatives and staff.

(h) Preparing patients for meals and participating in serving them.

(i) Giving health education and counseling to patients and relatives.

(j) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(k) Participating in psychiatric community outreach.

(l) Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff.

(m) Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(n) Participating in research activities.

(o) Compiling daily ward reports and hand over to in-coming shift.

 

 

 

 

 

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Post

Public Health Dental Officer

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/36

 

Salary scale

U5

 

Reports to

Senior Public Health Dental Officer/Assistant

 

Qualifications

(a) Must have a Diploma in Public Health Dentistry or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

(b) Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

Main purpose

To deliver effective and efficient Oral/Dental

services in the hospital.

 

Duties

JOB TITLE : PUBLIC HEALTH DENTAL OFFICER

DEPARTMENT : Health

SALARY SCALE : U5

REPORTS TO : RESPONSIBLE FOR : Dental Attendant

 

MAIN PURPOSE :

 

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Diagnosis, treatment and proper management of patients carried out.

(b) Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

(c) Patients undergoing treatment reviewed and evaluated.

(d) Complicated cases referred.

(e) Outreach Dental Services carried out.

(f) Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Diagnosing, treating and proper management of patients.

(b) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(c) Referring complicated cases to Senior Public Health Dental Officer.

(d) Following safety measures against hazards.

(e) Ensuring that equipment is functional and well maintained.

(f) Requisitioning for necessary supplies for oral health activities.

(g) Carrying out oral/dental education to patients and Community.

(h) Participating in research activities.

(i) Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff.

(j) Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(k) Compiling and submitting periodic reports to Senior Public Health Dental Officer.

 

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Post

Orthopaedic Officer

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/18

 

Salary Scale

U5

 

Reports to

Senior Orthopaedic Officer

 

Qualifications

(a) Must have a Diploma in Orthopaedics or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

(b) Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

Main Purpose

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

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

(a) Clinical work and management of patients done.

(b) Pre and post-operative care done.

(c) Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

(d) Patients needing appliances identified.

(e) Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

(a) Participating in clinical work and ensuring proper management of patients.

(b) Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

(c) Referring complicated cases to Senior Orthopaedic Officer.

(d) Caring for and servicing orthopaedic equipment regularly.

(e) Participating in research activities.

(f) Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

(g) Compiling reports and submitting to Senior Orthopaedic Officer.

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Post

Clinical Officer

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/15

 

Salary scale

U5

 

Reports to

Senior Clinical Officer

 

Qualifications

(a) Must have a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or its equivalent from recognized Institution.

(b) Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

Main Purpose

To diagnose, treat, and manage patients and the Health Unit

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Patients diagnosed and treated.

  2. Complicated cases referred.

  3. Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

  4. Periodic reports submitted.


 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Diagnosing, treating and managing patients.

  2. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  3. Referring complicated cases.

  4. Conducting health education to patients.

  5. Participating in research activities.

  6. Adhering to the Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

  7. Compiling and submitting periodic reports.

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Post

Psychiatric Clinical Officer

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/12

 

Salary Scale

U5

 

Reports to

Senior Psychiatric Clinical Officer

 

Qualifications

(a) Must have a Diploma in Mental Health from a recognized Institution.

(b) Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

Main Purpose

To diagnose, treat and manage patients with mental illness

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Patients with mental illness diagnosed, treated and managed.

  2. Complicated cases referred.

  3. Protection of patients, relatives and staff ensured.

  4. Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

  5. Periodic reports submitted.


 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Diagnosing, treating and managing patients with mental illness.

  2. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  3. Referring complicated cases to Senior Psychiatric Clinical Officer.

  4. Participating in the protection of patients, relatives and staff.

  5. Participating in community sensitization about mental health.

  6. Participating in research activities.

  7. Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

Compiling and Submitting reports

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Post

Laboratory Technician

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/44

 

Salary Scale

U5

 

Reports to

Senior Laboratory Technician

 

Qualifications

(a) Must have National Diploma in Medical Laboratory Techniques or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

(b) Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

Main Purpose

To carry out generalized laboratory examination for disease diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

  2. Laboratory test results and treatment harmonized.

  3. Laboratory investigations done and results interpreted.

  4. Advising clinical staff on proper collection, handling and transportation of specimen given.

  5. Quality assurance in the Laboratory observed.

  6. Laboratory data compiled and stored.

  7. Periodic reports submitted.


 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Managing and accounting for financial and other resources.

  2. Liaising with Ward management in the preparation of patients for Laboratory test.

  3. Participating in proper collection, handling and transportation of specimens to the Laboratory.

  4. Carrying out Laboratory analysis, interprete results and submit reports to Clinicians.

  5. Requisitioning for equipment and other supplies.

  6. Ensuring that equipment is functional and well maintained.

  7. Ensuring safety measures against hazards.

  8. Participating in quality assurance for Laboratories.

  9. Participating in research activities.

  10. Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

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Post

Assistant Health Educator

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/33

 

Salary Scale

U5

 

Reports to

Senior Assistant Health Educator

 

Qualifications

  1. Must be a Clinical Officer or a Public Health Nurse or a Health Inspector.

  2. Should have post basic training in Health Education.

 

Main Purpose

To provide and support health education and develop appropriate health education materials

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Appropriate Health Education materials distributed.

  2. Health education done.

  3. Training of communities and Health Workers on the usage of Health Education Materials done.

  4. Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

  5. Periodic reports submitted.


 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Distributing health education materials to the community and ensure their utilization.

  2. Carrying out health education sessions to various social groups in close liaison with local Authorities.

  3. Participating in the development of appropriate health education materials.

  4. Managing and accounting for the allocated resources.

  5. Adhering to Professional Code of conduct and Ethics.

  6. Compiling and submit reports on field visits.

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Post

Public Health Nurse

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/25

 

Salary Scale

U5

 

Reports to

Senior Public health Nurse

 

Qualifications

  1. Must have a Diploma in Public Health or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

  2. Registered with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

 

Main Purpose

To implement Primary Health Care activitiesin the District.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Primary Health Care activities implemented.

  2. Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

  3. Periodic reports submitted.

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Implementing identified primary health care activities.

  2. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  3. Participating in research activities.

  4. Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

  5. Compiling and submitting reports.

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Post

Nursing Officer(Nursing)

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/23

 

Salary Scale

U5

 

Reports to

Senior Nursing Officer

 

Qualifications

  1. Must be double trained at Registered level or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

  2. Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

  3. Must have served for at least three (3) years as Nursing Officer.

 

Main Purpose

To provide nursing services and public health Interventions to patients and the community.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Quality nursing care services to patients provided.

  2. Ward/health unit activities organized and managed.

  3. Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

  4. Staff performance appraisal done.

  5. Daily reports submitted.


 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Receiving patients, register admissions, discharges and deaths.

  2. Providing Nursing Care services to patients.

  3. Keeping patients comfortable and ensure a health environment.

  4. Preparing and carrying out sterile procedures.

  5. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team.

  6. Participating in Doctors/Clinical Officers Ward rounds.

  7. Preparing patients for meals and participate in service them.

  8. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  9. Participating in research activities.

  10. Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff.

  11. Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

  12. Compiling daily Ward reports and hand over to in-coming shift.

 

Post

Health Inspector

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/35

 

Salary Scale

U5

 

Reports to

Senior Health Inspector

 

Qualifications

  1. Must have a Diploma in Environmental Health Science or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

  2. Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

Main Purpose

To prevent diseases by ensuring that Public Health Rules and Regulations are adhered to by the community.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Inspection of domestic, public and commercial premises carried out.

  2. Outbreaks of epidemics traced and reported.

  3. Refuse collection and disposal supervised.

  4. Sensitization of communities about Public Health Laws carried out.

  5. Protection of Natural Water sources against contamination of ensured.

  6. Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

  7. Periodic reports submitted.

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Carrying out health inspection of domestic, public and commercial premises.

  2. Supervising refuse collection and disposal.

  3. Carrying out disease surveillance

  4. Sensitizing community on Public Health Preventive measures and Public Health Act, Regulations and By-laws.

  5. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  6. Identifying and protection of Natural Water sources.

  7. Participating in research activities.

  8. Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

  9. Compiling and submitting periodic reports.

 

Post

Nursing Officer (Midwifery)

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/22

 

Salary Scale

U5

 

Reports to

Senior Nursing Officer

 

Qualifications

  1. Must be a trained Midwife at registered level or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

  2. Must be registered with Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council.

 

Main Purpose

To provide midwifery nursing services and public health interventions to patients and the community.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Quality midwifery service for patients provided.

  2. High risk cases identified and reported.

  3. Ward or health unit activities organized and managed.

  4. Accountability for financial and other resources provided.

  5. Discipline enforced.

  6. Staff performance appraisal done.

  7. Daily reports submitted.


 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Receiving patients, registering admissions, discharges and deaths.

  2. Carry out antenatal care with emphasis of identifying high risk cases and refer them to hospital.

  3. Providing care during labour with emphasis of keeping proper records, use of drugs and prevention of complications to mother and baby.

  4. Providing care during puerperium with emphasis on prevention of infection and ensure successful breast feeding.

  5. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team.

  6. Participating in Doctors/Clinical officers ward rounds.

  7. Preparing patients for meals and participating in servicing them.

  8. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  9. Keeping patients comfortable and ensuring a health environment.

  10. Participating in research activities.

  11. Imparting knowledge and skills to students and staff.

  12. Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

Compiling daily ward reports and hand over to in-coming shift

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Post

Laboratory Technologist

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/45

 

Salary Scale

U5

 

Reports to

Senior Laboratory Technologist

 

Qualifications

  1. (a) Must have a University Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

  2. Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

Main Purpose

To carry out specialised laboratory analysis for disease diagnosis, treatment, prevention, control and research.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Laboratory investigations and results interpreted.

  2. Laboratory test results and treatment harmonized.

  3. Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

  4. Advice to Clinical staff on proper collection, handling and transportation of specimen given.

  5. Quality assurance in the Laboratory observed.

  6. Laboratory data compiled and stored.

  7. Periodic reports submitted.

 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Collecting, handling and transporting specimens to the Laboratory.

  2. Preparing standards and reagents according to established procedures.

  3. Carrying out Laboratory investigations and submit reports to Clinicians.

  4. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  5. Liaising with ward management in the preparation of patients for Laboratory test.

  6. Requisitioning necessary supplies for Laboratory work.

  7. Servicing Laboratory equipment and maintain inventory.

  8. Following safety measures against hazards.

  9. Participating in quality assurance for Laboratories.

  10. Participating in research activities.

  11. Adhering to Code of Conduct and Ethics.

  12. Compiling and submitting periodic reports.

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Post

Cold Chain Technician

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/51

 

Salary Scale

U6

 

Reports to

Assistant District Health Officer/Principal Medical Officer

 

Qualifications

Must have an Ordinary Diploma in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

 

Main Purpose

To install and maintain an efficient Cold Chain System for safe storage of vaccines and other drugs

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

  2. Cold Chain systems established.

  3. Equipment for cold chain serviced and maintained.

  4. Vaccines and other drugs safely stored.

  5. Planning and budgeting for activities in Cold Chain unit carried.

  6. Discipline enforced.

  7. Staff performance appraisal done.

  8. Periodic reports submitted.


 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Installing, maintaining and servicing refrigerators and report major faults to Central Workshop.

  2. Preparing and keeping an up-to-date cold chain profile.

  3. Ensuring that equipment is secure, functional and well maintained.

  4. Planning, directing, budgeting, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating cold chain activities in Health units.

  5. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  6. Requisitioning for equipment and necessary supplies.

  7. Participating in research activities.

  8. Imparting knowledge and skills to staff and students.

  9. Ensuring that staff adhere to Code of Conduct ad Ethics.

  10. Carrying out human resource management activities like identifying manpower needs, training, promotional, leave and deployment.

Compiling and submitting reports Assistant District Health Officer/Principal Medical Officer.

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Post

Assistant Vector Control Officer

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/34

 

Salary Scale

U5

 

Reports to

Vector Control Officer

 

Qualifications

  1. Must have a Diploma in Medical Entomology and Parasitology or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

  2. Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

Main Purpose

 

 

Duties

 

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Post

Enrolled Nurse

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/28

 

Salary Scale

U7

 

Reports to

Senior Enrolled Nurse

 

Qualifications

  1. Must have Enrolled Nursing Certificate or equivalent from a recognized Institution.

  2. Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

 

Main Purpose

To provide nursing services and public health interventions to patients

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Nursing service care to patients provided.

  2. Prescribed treatment to the patients given.

  3. Medical complications reported.

  4. Patients’ record on admission, discharge and death kept.

  5. Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

  6. Daily Ward report written and submitted.


 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Receiving, registering, admitting and discharging patients.

  2. Providing Nursing Care to patients.

  3. Carrying out observations, keeping proper records and ensuring their safe custody.

  4. Participating in Doctors/Clinical Officers Ward rounds.

  5. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team.

  6. Prepare patients for meals and participating in serving them.

  7. Keeping patients comfortable and ensure healthy environment.

  8. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  9. Carrying out health education to patients and their attendants.

  10. Participating in research activities.

  11. Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

  12. Compiling and submitting daily ward reports.

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Post

Anaesthetic Assistant

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/19

 

Salary Scale

U6

 

Reports to

Anaesthetic Officer

 

Qualifications

  1. Certificate of enrollment in nursing or midwifery

  2. Certificate in anaesthesia from a recognized institution

 

Main Purpose

To assist administer anesthesia and manage patients in the theatre.

 

Duties

Key Outputs

i. Patients prepared for anesthesia.

ii. Pre and post-operative care provided.

iii. First aid services provided; and

iv. Anesthetic equipment maintained.

Key Functions

i. Preparing patients for anesthesia;

ii. Providing pre and post-operative care to patient;

iii. Providing first aid services in case of emergency and disaster situations;

iv. Maintaining anesthetic equipment; and

v. Adhering to professional and ethical code of conduct and ethics.

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Post

Enrolled Midwife

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/27

 

Salary Scale

U7

 

Reports to

Senior Enrolled Midwife

 

Qualifications

  1. Must have Enrolled Midwife Certificate or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

  2. Must be registered with the Nurses and Midwives Council.

 

Main Purpose

To provide midwifery nursing services and pubic health

interventions to patients and the community.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Quality midwifery service to patients provided.

  2. High risk cases identified and reported.

  3. Ward/health unit activities organized and managed.

  4. Daily ward reports written and submitted.

  5. Accounting for financial and other resources produced.

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Receiving patients, registering admissions, discharges and deaths.

  2. Carrying out antenatal care with emphasis of identifying high risk cases and refer them to

hospital.

  1. Providing care during labour with emphasis of keeping proper records, use of drugs and

prevention of complications to mother and baby.

  1. Providing care during puerperium with emphasis on prevention of infection and ensure

successful breast feeding.

  1. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team.

  2. Participating in Doctors/Clinical officers ward rounds.

  3. Carrying out observations, keep records and ensure their safe custody.

  4. Preparing patients for meals and participating in servicing them.

  5. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  6. Keeping patients comfortable and ensuring a health environment.

  7. Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

Compile daily ward reports and hand over to in-coming shift.

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Post

Health Assistant

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/37

 

Salary Scale

U7

 

Reports to

Senior Health Assistant/Health Inspector

 

Qualifications

  1. Must have a Certificate in Environmental Health Science or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

  2. Must be registered with the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

Main Purpose

To prevent and control the spread of diseases in the community.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Public health regulations enforced.

  2. Water sources improved and protected.

  3. Waste disposal supervised.

  4. Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

  5. Periodic reports submitted.

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Participating in Community Based Environmental Health Activities.

  2. Implementing Environmental Health Act, Regulations and By-laws.

  3. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  4. Compiling relevant basic health data and submitting to the Senior Health Assistant.

  5. Liaising with Local Authorities in organizaing home improvement competition.

  6. Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

  7. Participating in research activities.

  8. Compiling and submitting periodic reports.

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Post

Theatre Assistant

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/47

 

Salary Scale

U6

 

Reports to

Nursing Officer in-charge Theatre

 

Qualifications

  1. Must have O’Level Certificate.

  2. Must have Certificate in Theatre Techniques or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

 

Main Purpose

To prepare theatre for surgical operations and ensure sterility of instruments and other items needed for operation.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Operating theatre prepared.

  2. Drums packed for sterilized.

  3. Surgical waste safely disposed.

  4. Cleanliness in theatre done.

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Preparing theatre for surgical operation.

  2. Assisting the surgical team, before, during and after operations.

  3. Disposing of surgical waste safely.

  4. Imparting knowledge and skills to Theatre Attendant.

  5. Adhering to Code of Conduct and Ethics.

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Post

Enrolled Psychiatric Nurse

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/26

 

Salary scale

U7

 

Reports to

Senior Enrolled Psychiatric Nurse

 

Qualifications

  1. Must have Enrolled Psychiatry Nurse Certificate or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

Must be registered with Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council.

 

Main Purpose

To provide Psychiatric Nursing services and ensure effective management of patients in the unit and the community.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Quality Psychiatric Nursing Services provided.

  2. Ward/health unit activities organized and managed.

  3. Daily ward/health unit reports submitted.

  4. Accountability for financial and other resources provided.


 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Receiving patients, register admission and discharge.

  2. Providing nursing care to patients.

  3. Participating in bedside nursing procedures as a member of the caring team.

  4. Participating in Doctors/Clinical Officers Ward rounds.

  5. Carrying out observations, keep proper records and ensure their safe custody.

  6. Keeping patients comfortable and ensure a healthy environment.

  7. Preparing patients for meals and participating in serving them.

  8. Carry out health education to patients and their attendants.

  9. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  10. Participating in research activities.

  11. Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

Compiling daily ward reports and hand over to in-coming shift

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Post

Laboratory Assistant

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/46

 

Salary Scale

U7

 

Reports to

Senior Laboratory Assistant

 

Qualifications

(a) Must have a Certificate in Medical Laboratory Techniques or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

(b) Must be licensed by the Allied Health Professionals Council.

 

Main Purpose

To carry out basic laboratory tests for diagnosis of diseases.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Laboratory reagents and stains prepared.

  2. Laboratory tests done and results submitted.

  3. Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

  4. Quality assurance for laboratories observed.

  5. Equipment regularly serviced.

  6. Periodic reports submitted.


 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Preparing laboratory reagents, stains for routine investigations.

  2. Carrying out basic laboratory tests and submit reports to Clinicians.

  3. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  4. Participating in quality assurance for laboratories.

  5. Servicing equipment regularly.

  6. Following safety measures against hazards.

  7. Requisitioning necessary supplies for laboratory work and keeping record of stock.

  8. Adhering to Code of Conduct and Ethics.

  9. Participating in research activities.

Compiling and submitting periodic reports.

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Post

Medical Records Assistant

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/49

 

Salary Scale

U7

 

Reports to

Biostatician / Medical Officer/Clinical Officer

 

Qualifications

  1. O’Level or A’Level Certificate.

  2. Certificate in Medical Records will be an added advantage.

 

Main Purpose

To Keep records and information on patients, retrieve them for Clinicians and researchers and ensure confidentiality and safety.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Patients records and information kept.

  2. Confidentiality and data safety ensured.

  3. Records/information availed to authorized persons.

  4. Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

  5. Periodic reports submitted


 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Managing and accounting for financial and other resources

  2. Registering in and out-patients.

  3. Keeping records and information on patients.

  4. Preparing patients Master Index Cards.

  5. Taking patients files to Clinics/Wards.

  6. Updating the bed bureau with records/information.

  7. Retrieving files for clinicians and Researchers.

  8. Adhering to Code of Conduct and Ethics.

  9. Participating in research activities.

  10. Imparting knowledge and skills to staff.

  11. Compiling and submitting reports to Medical Officer/Clinical Officer.

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Post

Cold Chain Assistant

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/52

 

Salary Scale

U7

 

Reports to

Cold Chain Technician

 

Qualifications

Must have a Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

 

Main Purpose

To assist in the installation and maintenance of an efficient Cold Chain System for safe storage of vaccines and other drugs.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Cold chain systems established.

  2. Cold chain equipment repaired.

  3. Vaccines and other drugs safely stored.

  4. Accountability for financial and other resources provided.

  5. Periodic reports submitted.


 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Assisting in installing and maintaining Cold Chain System.

  2. Identifying and repairing minor faults at site and report major ones to Central Workshop.

  3. Assisting in preparing and keeping an up to date cold chain profile.

  4. Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  5. Adhering to Code of Conduct and Ethics.

  6. Participating in research activities.

Compiling and submitting periodic reports to Cold Chain Technician.

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Post

Health Information Assistant

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/38

 

Salary Scale

U7 Upper

 

Reports to

Biostatician / Medical Officer/Clinical Officer

 

Qualifications

  1. A’ Level certificate with principle passes in science subjects or Economics/Mathematics

  2. Basic qualifications in Computer science is an added advantage

  3. Certificate in Medical Records is also an added advantage

 

Main Purpose

To Keep records and information on patients, retrieve them for Clinicians and researchers and ensure confidentiality and safety.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Patients records and information kept.

  2. Confidentiality and data safety ensured.

  3. Records/information availed to authorized persons.

  4. Accountability for financial and other resources produced.

  5. Periodic reports submitted


 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Managing and accounting for financial and other resources

  2. Registering in and out-patients.

  3. Keeping records and information on patients.

  4. Preparing patients Master Index Cards.

  5. Taking patients files to Clinics/Wards.

  6. Updating the bed bureau with records/information.

  7. Retrieving files for clinicians and Researchers.

  8. Adhering to Code of Conduct and Ethics.

  9. Participating in research activities.

  10. Imparting knowledge and skills to staff.

  11. Compiling and submitting reports to Medical Officer/Clinical Officer.

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Post

Theatre Attendant

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/57

 

Salary Scale

U6

 

Reports to

Nursing Officer in-charge Theatre

 

Qualifications

Must have Uganda Certificate of Education ( O.Level) or its equivalent

 

 

Main Purpose

To prepare theatre for surgical operations and ensure sterility of instruments and other items needed for operation.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Operating theatre prepared.

  2. Drums packed for sterilized.

  3. Surgical waste safely disposed.

  4. Cleanliness in theatre done.

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Preparing theatre for surgical operation.

  2. Assisting the surgical team, before, during and after operations.

  3. Disposing of surgical waste safely.

  4. Imparting knowledge and skills to Theatre Attendant.

Adhering to Code of Conduct and Ethics.

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Post

Dental Attendant

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/58

 

Salary Scale

U8

 

Reports to

Public Health Dental Officer

 

Qualifications

Must have the Uganda Certificate of Education (O’Level) or its equivalent.

 

Main Purpose

To clean and sterilize dental equipment and assist during dental procedures.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Dental Unit cleaned.

  2. Dental equipment and other materials sterilized.

  3. Patients assisted.

  4. Floors disinfected and dental waste safely disposed.


 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Cleaning and sterilizing dental equipment.

  2. Preparing equipment and other materials for dental work.

  3. Assisting patients during dental procedures.

  4. Ensuring that the floors are properly disinfected.

  5. Disposing of dental waste safely.

  6. Adhering to Code of Conduct and ethics.

 

 

 

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Post

Dark Room Attendant

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/54

 

Salary Scale

U8

 

Reports to

Radiographer

 

Qualifications

Must have the Uganda Certificate Of Education ( O. Level) or its equivalent

 

 

Main Purpose

To assist the Radiographer in processing of X-ray films.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. X-ray Darkroom and equipment cleaned and organized.

  2. Chemicals for processing films prepared.

  3. Films processed and arranged.

  4. Waste chemicals and other materials disposed of safely.


 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Cleaning X-ray Darkroom and equipment.

  2. Preparing chemicals for processing films.

  3. Processing films and arranging them according to patients’ details.

  4. Disposing of X-ray waste safely.

Adhering to Code of Conduct and Ethics.

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Post

Askari

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/53

 

Salary Scale

U8

 

Reports to

Office Superintendent

 

Qualifications

O’ Level Certificate with a training in Security.

 

Main Purpose

To provide security services to the organization.

 

Duties

Key Outputs

i. Premises checked and properly locked at the close of the day;

ii. Suspects apprehended and questioned for proper identification;

iii. Visitors directed to the reception for more information;

iv. Theft cases reported and reports prepared to the authorities;

v. Premises patrolled to ensure maximum security;

vi. Security of government vehicles ensured; and

vii. Security at important entry points kept.

Key Functions

i. Checking and properly locking premises at the close of the day;

ii. Apprehending and questioning suspects for proper identification;

iii. Directing visitors to the reception for more information;

iv. Reporting theft cases and preparing reports to the authorities;

v. Patrolling premises to ensure maximum security;

vi. Maintaining security of government vehicles; and

vii. Keeping security at important entry points.

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Post

Mortuary Attendant

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/55

 

Salary Scale

U8

 

Reports to

Mortuary Assistant

 

Qualifications

Must have the Uganda Certificate of Education (O’Level) or its equivalent.

 

Main Purpose

To assist in storing human remains and prepare them for post mortem.

 

Duties

KEY OUTPUTS

  1. Human remains stored and a record kept.

  2. Unclaimed bodies reported.

  3. Mortuary cleaned.

  4. Mortuary waste safely disposed.


 

KEY ACTIVITIES

  1. Receiving and keeping human remains from hospital and keep proper records.

  2. Ensuring proper release of bodies to relatives.

  3. Preparing bodies for post mortem.

  4. Assisting Pathologist and Mortuary Assistants in carrying out post mortem.

  5. Delivering Pathological specimens to the laboratory.

  6. Collecting and disposing safely pathological remains.

  7. Disinfecting and cleaning mortuary.

  8. Adhering to Code of Conduct and Ethics.

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Post

Porter

 

Reference

DSC­HRH17/56

 

Salary Scale

U8

 

Reports to

Office Superintendent

 

Qualifications

O’ Level Certificate

 

Main Purpose

To provide a clean environment within the organization.

 

Duties

Key Outputs

i. Clean environment maintained.

ii. Compound cleaned.

Key Functions

i. Cleaning the office environment

ii. Cleaning the compound.


 

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