Enrolled nurse (2 positions) – Uganda Research Unit on AIDS Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI)

Enrolled nurse (2 positions) –
Uganda Research Unit on AIDS Uganda Virus Research Institute
Job purpose: To carry out
medical procedures related to the clinical trial and provide medical care to
study participants. The holder will report to the Project Leader.
Roles & Responsibilities
1. To provide detailed study
information to participants and obtain consent.
2. To participate in data
collection through administering of study questionnaire
3. Provide medical care to study
participants
4. Perform phlebotomy, collection
and handling of other laboratory samples in the field laboratories and ensure
safe transportation to MRC laboratories.
5. Perform simple rapid screening
tests in the field laboratories and track laboratory results to ensure timely
feedback to participants.
6. Dispense study drug according
to study protocol guidelines.
7. Review and update field clinic
supplies and make requisitions appropriately
8. Prepare regular clinic reports
and suggest improvement in the clinic management
9. Offer relevant health
education to the study communities.
10. Provide Counselling to
clients when needed.
Education, Skills and Experience needed
• Certificate in nursing or
midwifery/comprehensive nursing and must be registered with the Uganda Nurses
and Midwifery Council.
• At least 2 years experience in
a busy HIV/AIDS clinical or research setting.
• A certificate in HIV/AIDS Counselling
and testing is an added advantage.
How to Apply
Applications including copies of
academic qualifications, curriculum vitae and names plus telephone contact
details of two (2) referees should either be addressed to:
The Human Resources &
Administration Manager MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS Uganda Virus
Research Institute, P. 0. Box 49 Entebbe Or sent by email:  
Closing date for applications: 11th June 2012
Only short listed candidates will
be contacted for interviews.

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