TASO Uganda Clinician Jobs

TASO Uganda Clinician Jobs

  • 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.

  • TASO requires the services of dedicated, competent, innovative and result-oriented individuals for employment on a contract basis for the posts .

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Clinical services that meet national, international and TASO standards received by clients and staff provided Drugs and other medical supplies administered appropriately to clients and staff

    • Set Standards and procedures offered for clinical services adhered to ART facility / community activities managed and supported Necessary information to clients and staff provided Information during the planning and budgeting period provided

    • Assess and manage pain basing on the analgesic ladder

    • Carry out proper investigation and take history of patients' illnesses

    • Screen and manage STIs / clinical sessions

    • Carry out medical examinations and investigations

    • Make follow up on patients attended to and appropriate referrals

    • Prescribe drugs for the different diagnosis in a rational way

    • Provide quality medical care with bias to palliative care 8. Ensure that all medical registers are updated i.e., TB, ART, FP, EMTCT. PreP. VMMC etc.

    • Monitor TB patients at the center and communities.

    • Carry out hospital visits and home care

    • Promote QI project in the department

    • Follow standards and guidelines for ART delivery and support in the community

    • Organize and mobilization of community members for HCT services

    • Monitor and document adverse reaction

    • Review sessions clinically and carry out phlebotomy
    samples for CD4 chemistry

    • Conduct / attend case conferencing and CMEs

    • Carry out HCT pre-test, post-test and HBHCT

    • Manage STIs in key populations and follow them up to start on ART

    • Provide information to clients aimed at reducing their vulnerability to AIDS and other HIV related diseases and infection through health education/talks 20. Conduct AIDS awareness and sensitization in communities and facility

    • Write, submit abstracts and participate in conferences 22. Attend monthly and quarterly meetings

    • Participate in developing and implementing departmental work plans and budgets

    Person Specifications: Clinician

    • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health. Registration with Allied Health Professional Council is a MUST

    • One (1) year experience in Clinical work

    • Special Knowledge: HIV management

    • Ability to communicate medical facts to non-medical personnel

    • Motorcycle riding is a Must. The applicant must attach a copy of a valid riding permit (Class A)

    • Ability to speak the local dialects is desirable.

    • Other Qualities/Attributes: Integrity, Emotional control, Confidentiality, Openness, Team player, Ability to work under mental and physical stress and Innovativeness.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; TASO Uganda Clinician Jobs

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