Entry Level Clinician NGO Job Placements – The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

Job Title: Clinician
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)
Duty Station:
Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Medical
Services Technical Lead
About US:
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
Job Summary:   The Clinician will provide medical care and health education to TASO clients and staff
Key Outputs:
·       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 I community activities managed
and supported
·       Necessary information to clients and staff
·       Information during the planning and budgeting
period provided
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       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
·       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
·       Ensure that all medical registers are updated
i.e., TB, ART, FP, EMTCT, PreP, VMMC etc.
·       Monitor TB patients at the center and
·       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
·       Conduct AIDS awareness and sensitization in
communities and facility
·       Write, submit abstracts and participate in
·       Attend monthly and quarterly meetings
·       Participate in developing and implementing
departmental work plans and budgets.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Diploma in
Clinical Medicine and Community Health. Registration with Allied Health
Professional Council is a MUST
·       One (1) year experience in Clinical work
·       HIV management Knowledge
·       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
·       Other Qualities/Attributes : Integrity,
Emotional control, Confidentiality, Openness, Team player, Ability to work
under mental and physical stress and Innovativeness.
How to Apply:
All interested
Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application Form, scan and save
all the relevant documents in one folder and forward online applications with
the relevant credentials to the link below
Applications received
online shall be considered
Only qualified
candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their
resume, copies of certified academic certificates, valid riding permit,
testimonials and three referees, two of which should be professional referees
including their telephone and email contacts.
N.B TASO staff and
former staff must attach a signed recommendation letter from the respective
Center Program Manager.
While TASO
appreciates all the interested applicants, on interviews
Deadline: 28th May 2020 at 11:59 pm
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