6 Study Nurse Job Careers – Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Job Title:       Study Nurse (6 positions)
Organization:
Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Infectious
Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit research organization.
IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including Malaria, HIV and
Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 150 publications and have impacted
on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC currently manages over
41 grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was established in May
2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University College of health
sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the Uganda Ministry of
health.
Job Summary: The
Study Nurse is responsible for a new project called the TB Screening Improves
Preventive Therapy Uptake (TB SCRIPT) Trial.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Screen, consent, enrol and follow study participants
  • Participate in counselling and management of study participants
  • Provide TB treatment and fill the TB treatment register;
  • Organize patient follow-up and carry out home visits if required;
  • Participate in data collection and entry;
  • Collect blood and sputum specimens and transport to laboratory when
    needed;
  • Communicate closely with locally and internationally based Clinical
    Investigators by email and weekly telephone conferences



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in
    Nursing.
  • Prior experience working as a Study Nurse on trials and/or
    longitudinal studies
  • Good working knowledge of TB and HIV care and treatment
  • Fluency in Luganda.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Demonstrate experience with management of study data.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under stringent deadlines and to work independently
  • Excellent attention to detail
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications delivered to:
The Human Resource
Manager,
Infectious Diseases
Research Collaboration (IDRC),
Plot 2C, Nakasero
Hill Road next to Uganda Blood Bank.
P. O Box 7475
Kampala, Uganda.
Note:
  • All applications must be accompanied by the following at the time of
    submission: Current CV, typed application letter, the contact details of
    three work related referees not relatives and copies of academic
    certificates.
  • Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the
    applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.
  • Applications cannot be amended following submission.
  • Only Shortlisted Candidates Will Be Contacted Further.
  • IDRC does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process
    neither does it use the services of any recruitment agencies.
Deadline: 16th October 2019 before 5:00pm
           
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