2 Study Nurses Jobs at MRC /UVRI

Project Leader
Masaka, Uganda


The MRC/UVRI Uganda Virus Research Unit on AIDS was established following a
request in 1988 from the Uganda Government to the British Government for
collaboration on the research of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection
and AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency.
The Unit is a center of
excellence in HIV/AIDS related research. It conducts large-scale
epidemiological and intervention studies, clinical trials, virological and
immunological research and behavioral studies, clinical trials, virological and
immunological research and behavioral studies, and has generated a wealth of research
results that have been used to inform policy and practice, and that have led to
a large number of scientific publications in peer reviewed journals over time.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Provide
    study information to participants and obtain informed consent
  • Completion
    and maintenance of screening and enrolment logs.
  • Participate
    in data collection through administration of study questionnaires.
  • Carry
    out medical procedures related to the clinical trial.
  • Report
    adverse events to study physicians.
  • Review
    and update clinic supplies and make requisitions appropriately.
  • Track
    participants by phone or through field workers to ensure attendance of
    study visits.
  • Offer
    appropriate health education and counseling to patients and their
Skills and Experience:
  • Diploma
    in nursing, midwifery or comprehensive nursing.
  • Training
    in public health, research methods, ICH/GCP is desirable but not essential
  • Registration
    with Uganda Nurses and Midwifery Council.
  • A
    minimum of 3 years working experience in a clinical setting.
  • Experience
    in working in a research setting is an added advantage
  • Certificate
    in HIV/AIDS counseling and testing and ICP/GCP training is added
  • Fluency
    in English and Luganda.
Other terms and conditions
for the post are within the MRC salary scales and will be commensurate with
qualifications and experience.

to Apply:
All interested applicants
should send their documents including cover letter, copies of academic
qualifications, curriculum vitae and names plus telephone contact details of
three (3) referees should either be addressed to:
The Human Resources &
Administration Manager
MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS
Uganda Virus Research Institute, P. O. Box 49 Entebbe
Or sent by email: mrc@mrcuganda.org

2nd May 2013 at 17:00 Hrs

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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