Fresher Study Nurse Jobs – Makerere University Lung Institute (MLI)

Job Title:        Study
Organization: Makerere
University Lung Institute (MLI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Makerere University
Lung Institute (MLI) is a center of excellence for lung health research at the
Makerere University College of Health Sciences. Our mission is to conduct high
quality lung health research that integrates disease prevention, clinical care
and training in Sub-Saharan Africa. MLI in collaboration with Servicio
Madrileño de Salud/Fundación para la Investigación Biomédica Hospital
Universitario 12 de Octubre and EDCTP are conducting a clinical trial for
empirical treatment of cytomegalovirus and tuberculosis among HIV positive
Job Summary:  The Study Nurse will be responsible for the
accurate completion of visit procedures and collection of information from
study patients according to protocol, and welfare of study participants.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide information about the study to potential participants
  • Consent study participants
  • Administer questionnaires to collect
    data during recruitment and follow up of enrolled participants
  • Resolution of data queries as they arise
  • Perform quality assurance and quality
    control checks
  • Maintain strict confidentiality with
    regards to study participants

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Nursing
  • Must be registered with the Uganda
    Nurses and Midwives Council
  • Experience in the usage of computers /
    MS Office Packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective Communication; ability to
    write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate orally
  • Flexible and reliable with demonstrated
    ability to adapt to different clinical/research environments
  • Must be diligent, honest and able to
    work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Willing to learn new skills to obtain
    high-quality research data.
  • Able to speak and translate between
    Luganda and English.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should email their application letters, CVs
with two professional referees; and photocopies of academic qualifications to

Makerere University
Lung Institute
College of Health
Upper Mulago Hill
P.O. BOX 7749,
Kampala, Uganda

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications should be addressed to:
Deadline: 27th September 2019
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