Fresher Research Nurse (Yellow Fever Project) Non-profit Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Organization: Infectious Diseases Institute
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Vacancy Code: RNYF-001
Reports to: Study Site Coordinator
About US:
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is a Ugandan
not-for-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen health systems in
Africa, with strong emphasis on infectious diseases, through research and
capacity development. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to
achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research,
Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab &
Translational Lab), Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening.
Job Summary:  The Research Nurse’s primary role is to work
with the health facilities to ensure that study interventions are conducted
according to the study protocol .
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Provide study information to potential subjects
prior to and during the consent process
Obtain and document informed participant
Randomize and enroll eligible study participants
Document study procedures in the participants’
clinic files
Perform blood draws as per the study protocol,
Administer the study vaccine, do post
vaccination observations and account for study vaccine as per standard
operating procedures
Provide nursing care to study participants,
Schedule study participant visits
Conduct data quality control and assurance
Collect locator information and liaise with
Village Health Teams to conduct home visits to track study participants.
Perform any other study – related delegated by
the study Principal Investigator.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Nursing degree or
diploma (registered) from a recognized education institution
Immunization/vaccination program experience is
an added advantage
GCP training and research experience will be an
added advantage.
One year of work experience in a public health
facility setting
Up to date registration with Uganda Nurses’ and
Midwives Council.
Excellent written and oral English communication
skills and ability to communicate with potential participants in local
Demonstrable knowledge and skills in nursing procedures
and practices including pediatric phlebotomy.
Good counseling skills
Well-developed interpersonal skills and Ability
to be a good team player
Excellent organizational skills, including the
ability to prioritize, schedule and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced,
dynamic environment
Competence in the use of standard MS Office
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
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
Internal candidates who meet the required
specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will
be given priority.
Make sure that your application letter, CV and
certificates are attached as one document.
Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line of
your email.
Please note that if you DO NOT indicate the
vacancy code as instructed above, your application will not be considered.
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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
Deadline: 11th
September 2020
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