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Tuesday 20 May 2014

Clinical Officers - 11 Career Opportunities - The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) Uganda

Vacancy: Clinical Officers (11 Career Opportunities)
Recruiting Organisation: The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) Uganda
Duty Station: Jinja, Soroti, Entebbe, Mulago, Mbarara, Masaka, Rukungiri,
Country Uganda
Job Ref Number: REF: TS/HR/PM 011
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 TASO Clinical Officers will mainly offer medical care and health education to TASO clients

Key Duties:
Offer information to clients, aimed at reducing their vulnerability to AIDS and other HIV related diseases and infections through health education.
Provide medical care to TASO clients and staff
Actively participate in HIV/AIDS awareness and sensitizations in the communities
Participate in training of health workers from communities and other institutions
Participate in the drawing and implementation of Centre medical work plans and budget.

Key Performance Areas:
Medical care provided to TASO clients and Staff
Drugs and other medical supplies appropriately administered
Set standards and procedures for clinical services adhered to

The applicants should hold Clinical Officer’s Diplomas

Skills and Experience:
At least a year’s experience
HIV management and ability to communicate medical facts to non-medical personnel
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.