Study Nurse NGO Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:      Study Nurse
Organization: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) 
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Job Reference: SNRX02
Reports to:  Study Doctor
About US:
The Infectious Diseases Institute, established within
Makerere University, is a Ugandan not-for-profit organization which aims to
strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious
diseases; through research and capacity development.
Job Summary:  The study nurse, under the guidance and
supervision of the study doctor ensures the integrity and quality of clinical
studies is maintained, and conducted in accordance all regulations,
Institutional Review Board (IRB) approvals, policies and procedures. This
position is primarily responsible for the accurate completion of visit
procedures and collection of information from study patients according to
protocols, and for protecting the health, safety, and welfare of research
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Ensures compliance with each study’s protocol by
providing thorough review and documentation at each subject study visit
Participates in recruitment and selection of
study participants by interviewing and documenting medical history to determine
compliance with eligibility requirements
Performs medical tests, including, but not
limited to, vital signs, wound swabs etc.
Provides patient education and medical information
to study patients
Documents medical data in patient chart to
capture protocol requirements

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must have completed Nurses
Training from a recognized education institution
At least three years of work experience in a
clinical setting
Research experience will be an added advantage.
GCP Training is an added advantage
Be up to date with registration with Nurses
Practitioners council
Ethical work practice
Attention to detail
Critical thinking skills
Team player
Ability to work under pressure and accomplish
tasks with minimal supervision
Good communication skills
How to Apply:
All Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it
takes to excel in these positions should send their CVs, including details of
email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials
and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated
email address (Email your application and CV to
The Senior Human Resource Manager Infectious Diseases
Institute – IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus College of
Health Sciences, Makerere University P. O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda
Key Notes:
IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does
not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment
Make sure that your application letter, CV and
certificates are attached as one document
Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for
your email
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic
Deadline: 6th March 2020
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