Enrolled Pediatric Nurse job at TASO Uganda


TASO Uganda

Enrolled Pediatric Nurse job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 07 March 2022

Hiring Organization: TASO Uganda

Job Details:

The Enrolled Pediatric Nurse shall triage clients, take vital measurements, conduct nutritional assessment, provide comprehensive nursing, counseling and psychosocial support services to pediatric clients and their caregivers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide standard nursing care to children and adolescents receiving care at the COE
• Screen and triage clients
• Ensure vital observations are taken and well documented Conduct routine health talks to both caregivers and older children
• Provide psychosocial support services at both facility and community
• Work with peers/community volunteers to conduct community-based HIV testing to increase
• pediatric case identification
• Provide nutritional support
• Identify needy individuals for addition support such as transport or other needs


Person Specification:
• Enrolled Pediatric Nurse Minimum Academic Qualification:
• Enrolment Certificate in Comprehensive Nursing or Enrolment Certificate in Nursing from a recognized training institution;
• with a valid licensure with Uganda Nurses and Midwives council.
• A Diploma in Nursing practices will be an added advantage.
• Required Experience and Exposure
• Minimum of one year's experience working in an HIV setting
• Ability to speak Runyoro and Luo is essential
• Additional Training Required
• Certificate in Child and Adolescent Counselling is required
• Certificate in HIV Counselling/Certificate in Basic HIV/TB/ART management is desired
• Certificate in nutrition assessment and counselling is desired
• Key Skills
• Ability to communicate medical facts to non-medical people
• Good interpersonal skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Basic computer skills
• HIV counseling skills
• KORT ORG, Other Qualities/attributes: Integrity, team player, ability to work under mental and physical stress.

Application procedure

To apply follow this link https://www.cognitoforms.com/TASO1/THEAIDSSUPPORTORGANISATIONTASO 

Date Posted: 2022-03-01

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