Fresher Study Nurse Job Opportunities – Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Job Title:      Study Nurse
Organization: Baylor
College of Medicine Children’s Foundation
Duty Station: Kampala,
Report to: Study
About US:
Baylor College of Medicine
Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) is a private not for profit NGO
that provides: HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention services; maternal child
health services; Health Professional training and Clinical Research.
Job Summary: The Study
Nurse will be responsible for providing Nursing care and treatment services to
the study participants and implement procedures for recruitment, follow up,
retention and exit of study participants as well as for managing study
documents in line with Good clinical practice guidelines allocated study
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carry
    out patient triage, monitor vital signs, and other specialized nursing
    procedures, as appropriated to the specific needs of the study and
    individual participants
  • Keenly
    monitors, observes, and records participant’s response to treatment and
    other medical problems as appropriate,
  • Carries
    out participant counselling, and serves as adjunct to other counsellors in
    the study, Provides general overview and concept of the study to potential
  • Completes
    CRFs and source documents , Identifying and screening study potential
    participants for the study, obtaining all necessary information
  • Carry
    out general examination , carryout study specific procedures for all potential
    or study participant’s pre and post entry into the study, and refer
    appropriately participants who need further management
  • Take
    off study specific samples required from the study participants after
    consent, package them well and hand them to the laboratory personnel for
  • Collect
    and file any required data for completion of Case Report Forms during
    their interaction of the study participants including photocopying and
    certifying the required original documents from health facility
  • Prepare
    and submit weekly study screening and’ recruitment reports to the study
    coordinator, the study team and key stakeholders.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Baylor Uganda Study Nurse job opportunity should
    hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing/midwifery, knowledge of HIV/AIDS
  • One
    year of working experience in clinic assessment skills in a large hospital
    or related institution
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications to the address below
including a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements,
current position, names and addresses of three referees i.e. email and phone
addresses, copies of professional/academic documents, email address, and day
time telephone contact. The applicant must have at most a credit 6 in Math and
Send applications via E-mail
The Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine
Children’s Foundation-Uganda,
Block 5 Mulago Hospital,
P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 17th January 2018
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