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Medical Officers Special Grade-General Surgery job at EMERGENCY Life Support for Civilian War Victims (EMERGENCY) | Apply Now

Are you looking for Medical jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Medical Officers Special Grade-General Surgery job at EMERGENCY Life Support for Civilian War Victims (EMERGENCY)

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

April 30, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

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About the Organisation

EMERGENCY provides free, high-quality care to people affected by conflict and poverty. We do this in a sustainable way: building healthcare facilities, training local personnel, and conducting search and rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Medical Officers Special Grade-General Surgery job at EMERGENCY Life Support for Civilian War Victims (EMERGENCY)

Job Description

Overall, the role of a medical officer is multifaceted, encompassing clinical care, public health promotion, research, and administrative duties aimed at improving health outcomes for individuals and communities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Patient Care: Medical officers are often involved in direct patient care, which includes conducting medical examinations, diagnosing illnesses, prescribing treatment plans, and providing ongoing medical care.

  • Emergency Response: They may be required to respond to medical emergencies, providing immediate care and stabilization to patients in critical condition.

  • Health Promotion and Education: Medical officers play a key role in promoting public health by educating patients and communities about preventive measures, healthy lifestyle choices, and disease management.

  • Medical Research: Some medical officers may be involved in medical research, conducting studies to advance medical knowledge, develop new treatments, or improve existing healthcare practices.

  • Administrative Duties: Depending on their role and seniority, medical officers may have administrative responsibilities such as managing healthcare facilities, overseeing staff, and developing policies and procedures.

  • Collaboration with Healthcare Team: They work closely with other healthcare professionals including nurses, pharmacists, specialists, and administrative staff to ensure coordinated and effective patient care.

  • Documentation and Record-Keeping: Medical officers are responsible for maintaining accurate medical records, documenting patient care activities, and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.

  • Continuing Education: They must stay current with advancements in medical knowledge and technology through ongoing education, attending conferences, and participating in professional development activities.

  • Ethical Practice: Medical officers must adhere to ethical standards and principles in their practice, including patient confidentiality, informed consent, and maintaining professional boundaries.

  • Quality Improvement: They may be involved in quality improvement initiatives aimed at enhancing the quality and safety of healthcare delivery, such as conducting audits, analyzing data, and implementing best practices.

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • MBChB Degree or its equivalent from a recognized University or Institution;

  • Master of Medicine Degree in General Surgery or its equivalent from a recognized University or Institution;

  • Registration certificates and valid practicing licenses:

  • National ID.

  • Reporting and functional relationship: Responds to: Medical Coordinator.

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How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements and are interested, please submit your application including detailed Curriculum Vitae, academic and professional documentation, required registration with medical councils and names of 3 work-related Referees with their email/ telephone contacts.
Submission can be done personally to EMERGENCY'S office at Plot 120-122 Bishop Dunstan Nsumbuga Road Entebbe or by email to recruitment.uganda@emergency.it indicating the position and reference.

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