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Monday 19 May 2014

6 Career Vacancies Nurses - The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) Uganda

Vacancy: Nurses (6 Career Vacancies)
Recruiting Organisation: The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) Uganda
Duty Station: Soroti, Masaka, Tororo,
Country Uganda
Job Ref Number: REF: TS/HR/PM 015
Reports to: Clinical Services Supervisor

About TASO:
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) Uganda , 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, requires the services of dedicated, competent, innovative and results oriented persons for employment on a contract basis for the positions above;

Job Summary: The incumbents will offer provide nursing care and health education to TASO clients including communities

Key Duties
Actively participate in the drawing and implementation of Centre medical work plans and budget.
Triage all clients coming to the clinic
Offer information to clients, aimed at reducing their vulnerability to diseases and infections through health education.
Conduct nursing techniques and procedures as requested and prescribed by the doctors and clinicians
Actively monitor patient flow and, in the case of patient overflow, assists in preparation of examination rooms, preparation of patients for exam, and taking of vital signs of patients
Prescribe drugs when necessary

Offer technical support in the dispensing of drugs and other medical items according to prescription and maintain records
Participate in HIV/AIDS awareness and sensitizations in the communities
Conduct training of health workers from communities and other institutions
Maintain client records at the clinic
Participate in general and medical staff meetings as required.
Perform all duties and services in full compliance with set national and international standards and procedures

The applicant should hold a good diploma in Comprehensive Nursing / Nursing Training in Counselling and Training in HIV/AIDS care and support

Skills and Experience:
At least two years’ experience in clinical nursing services
High degree of Integrity, Empathy, Patience, Confidentiality
Possess the ability to work under mental and physical stress

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to send their updated resumes, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees.
All interested Candidates MUST attach a fully filled Application Form, download here, or pick it at any TASO Center.

Note: Please firmly staple your papers together and indicate post applied for on right hand corner of envelop. 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.”

Deadline: 23rd May 2014 at 4:30 pm.