10 Fresher Nurse Vacancies - The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Organisation: The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)
Duty Station: Entebbe (1), Masaka (1), Soroti (3), Rukungiri (2), Tororo (2) and Masindi (1), Uganda
VA No.: TASO-2016-HR/5
Reports to: Medical Coordinator

About US:
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda) is an organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of Life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Draw and implement Centre medical plans and budget
  • In charge of ART Monitoring
  • Develop medical work plan and budget
  • implement centre medical work plan and budgets
  • Set individual, team and departmental targets
  • Evaluate attainment of targets periodically
  • Triage clients coming to the clinic
  • Provide treatment to clients aimed at reducing vulnerability to diseases  and infections
  • Report clients attended to
  • Fill MIS forms
  • Follow drug code lists when prescribing drugs
  • Manage clients flow in the clinic
  • Provide medical services to clients as per current treatment guidelines
  • Maintain and uphold the appointment systems
  • Improvise for innovativeness in management of clients at the clinic
  • Adhere to the departmental work plan
  • Conduct health education to clients
  • Participate in HIV/AIDS awareness and sensitization of communities
  • Train community workers and other resourceful persons
  • Foster effective communication skills at the clinic
  • Link clients to support groups
  • Distribute risk reduction kits eg condoms
  • Carry out CMEs
  • Participate in QI Projects
  • Perform nursing techniques and procedures as requested and prescribed by doctors and clinicians
  • Summarize nursing techniques and procedures
  • Summarize national and international standards and procedures followed by nurses
  • Perform all duties and services in full compliance with set national and international standards and procedures
  • Monitor patients flow preparation of examination rooms and taking of vital signs of patients
  • Prescribe drugs when necessary
  • Dispense  drugs and other medical items according to prescription
  • Carry out training of health workers from communities and other institutions
  • Attend general and staff meetings
  • Carry out home visits
  • Attend to clients in sick bay
  • Attend to children in child pray center
  • Refer clients to seek other medical attention

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants must hold Diplomas in Nursing / Comprehensive Nursing,
  • Registered with nurses and midwives council
  • Training in Counselling
  • Training in HIV/AIDS care and support
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in clinical nursing services
  • Special Knowledge of current HIV trends, Management of HIV/AIDS  and Prevention , treatment and diagnosis of HIV / AIDS

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are invited to send an application letter, resume, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and three referees.
All interested Candidates MUST attach a fully filled Application Form, download here, or pick it from any TASO Centre and register in the applications book.

Note: Please firmly staple your papers together. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please forward your applications to:                     
The Director, Human Resource & Administration,
P.O. Box 10443,                                                      
Kampala. Uganda
OR Hand deliver your application to TASO HQ level II, located at Old Mulago Hospital

OR Apply Online -> Click Here

Deadline: 22nd July, 2016.

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