Project Technician II - (Health Assistant) jobs in Chennai - National Institute For Research In Tuberculosis

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  • 2019-05-02

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Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey is a time bound activity and is crucial for Ending TB in India and is planned to be undertaken on mission mode. High level of commitment is required with a will to work on Sundays & holidays (except, important local holidays). Job requires continuous field work throughout the country in various States/UTs for all posts. Preference will be given to those having working experience in National Health Surveys/ similar activities.

Educational Qualification : 1.High School* or equivalent with 5 years’ experience in health field from any recognized institute or organization *Intermediate with Science subjects shall be treated as equivalent to 2 years’ experience and B.Sc shall be treated as equivalent to 3 years.

Desirable Qualification : 1. Experience of working in Surveys 2. Experience of working in TB program 3. Experience of working in Research.

Job specifications / responsibilities : 1. Get trained in Protocol of National TB Prevalence Survey, India 2017-18 as well as SOPs and training manuals. 2. Confirm identity of participant based on survey enumeration database, enroll eligible in the survey, hand over correct enrolment card (with bar code) to the participant. 3. Inform the participants about the details of Survey, testing methods adopted and risks as well as benefits of the participation with standard tool and obtain written, informed & valid consent before enrolment of participant.. 4. Interview each enrolled participant (after taking consent) for symptom screening and history taking 5. Enter all information during interview in the android application on tablet. 6. Ensure that sputum is collected from each eligible based on symptom screening. 7. Advise participants about the next place to proceed, accompany the participant if needed. 8. Coordinate with local health staff (e.g. FHW) and MO / Survey Team Leader to ensure that all pregnant women are excluded from the study. Arrange for pregnancy test if required. 9. Ensure that chest X-Ray has been taken for all eligible participants. 10. Motivate the local staff, volunteers, to promote more participation in Survey. 11. Assist Senior Investigator in preparing cluster report. 12. Any other job as assigned by Senior Investigator, Medical Officer & PMU as per Survey needs.

Age Limit : 28 years.

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About National Institute For Research In Tuberculosis

The following posts are to be filled purely on contract basis for 2 months, in the non-institutional ad-hoc project titled ‘Targeted Intervention to expand and strengthen TB Control in tribal population and Strengthening implementation and operational research under RNTCP in India’ at Gujarat, implemented by this Institute.
Qualification : Graduate in Anthropology / Sociology / Life Sciences /psychology/social work/ medical sociology/ from a recognized University.
Desirable Qualification : Experience of working in Tribal area A degree/diploma in public health or equivalent. Two years experience of working in National TB Programmes or two years experience of working in field based projects.
Age Limit : Not exceeding 35 Years.
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