INDO-US TB PROJECT Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, JIPMER, Puducherry -605006 No. JIP/PSM/Indo- US TB /2016/433 Date: 19.07.2016
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Junior Nurse
No. of posts: 2
Pay Scale: 19212/-

Educational Qualifications: Essential Qualifications B.Sc. Nursing /Post Basic Diploma Desirable: Experience of working in Antenatal/postnatal Ward/Neonatal unit Experience: Two years of working experience in field/ hospital, Exp. in a govt/ pvt sector hospital – welfare/ health agency, preferably Medical / Public Health Service.

Job Responsibilities: 1.Among the index cases, they will  Conduct the exam/history & Anthropometric measurements  Clinical measurements  Sample collection at different time points o Blood collection for whole blood and Paxgene and cord blood collection o Collect sputum specimens for culture confirmation o Stool collection for ova and parasite testing, helminth serology 2.Among the household contacts they will  Document latent TB by placement of a tuberculin skin test (TST)  Complete a clinical questionnaire to screen for active TB,  If indicated based on symptoms, advise for chest x-rays, sputum samples for AFB smear and culture.  Obtain blood from all HHC at baseline They will assist the Medical Social worker in fixing appointments, obtaining history, sample collection and transportation to the JIPMER centre They will assist Project co-ordinator in updating weekly progress reports, visit calculators and other study related activities etc. 3. Should be ready to travel long distances and working during night hours in case if delivery happens during night time

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