NGO Fresher Jobs – Enrolled Nurse at Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:   Enrolled Nurse
Organisation: Rakai
Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Duty Station: Rakai,
Uganda
Reports to: Study or
Services Supervisor
About RHSP:
Rakai Health Sciences Program
is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It
strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a
combination of community based research, curative services and prevention strategies
in the District of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is based at the Uganda Virus
Research Institute – Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.
Job Summary: The
Enrolled Nurse will technically support the study or services supervisor in
collecting important clinical details from study participants and data
collection in the clinic/field sites.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide
    medical care to patients or study participants
  • Carrying
    out Census at household level
  • In
    charge of administering study consent to study participants
  • Carry
    out health education and deliver research or service related information
    to the study participants.
  • Screen,
    enroll, take medical history and examine eligible participants.
  • Complete
    study documents (Source documents and/or Case report forms) for the study
    participants.
  • Collect
    blood samples/specimen appropriately and deliver them for testing to
    central lab in Kalisizo.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should have a certificate in general enrolled nursing from
    a reputable institution.
  • Six
    months’ working experience in a reputable healthy organization an added
    advantage
  • Certificates
    in Good clinical practice and Human subjects Protection, experience in
    conducting research related and HIV care is an advantage but not a
    requirement.
  • Hold
    a valid registration with the relevant licensing body
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Fluent
    in Luganda the local language
  • Ability
    to work under minimum supervision.
  • Willingness
    to reside in Rakai district.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested applicants should send their application letter, valid academic
documents and detailed resume (CV) with three recognizable referees to:
The Human Resource Manager
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, Kalisizo, Rakai,
Uganda
OR
Send by E-mail to:
info@rhsp.org
Deadline: Friday, 28th November, 2014

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