IDRC Home Visitor Jobs in Uganda

IDRC Home Visitor Jobs in Uganda

  • The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) with support from Malaria Action Plan for Districts (MAPD) seeks to hire suitable candidates for the position of HOME VISITOR to conduct antimalarial therapeutic efficacy studies.

  • The successful candidate will be based at any one of the following sites namely Arua, Busia and Kanungu district.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Locate the study participants if they fail to come for scheduled appointments

  • Remind participants of their scheduled appointments

  • Verify the participant’s residence and report changes of residence and/ or guardianship
    status to senior study personnel

  • Read consent documents in local languages and interpreting for the consenting clinicians and participants during the consent process if and when necessary

  • Make follow ups and bring participants to the clinic when they have missed a routine
    visit or are found to be ill or in need of medical attention

  • Working to ensure participant adherence of the study protocol procedures

  • May participate in counseling of participant and/ or family member

  • Maintain the motorbikes/ in good working condition and report any problems to the
    Study Coordinator

    Key Result Areas

  • Participants attend all scheduled appointments

  • Participants adequately followed up

  • Participant adhere to the
    study protocol procedures

  • Accurate and timely entry, tracking and recording of information on all source

  • Adequate coverage of the study clinic

    Qualifications and other desirables for the job:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Humanities.

  • At least 3 years work experience in a similar setting and or performing a similar activity

  • Good communication, interpersonal skills and networking skills

  • Integrity and ability to develop a productive working relationship with Community

  • Ability to operate in a fast and diverse environment

  • Ability to ride a motorbike with a valid riding permit

  • Knowledge of local languages spoken in the study areas is a must (Arua, Busia, and
    Kanungu districts)

    How to Apply:

  • For more information and job application details, see; IDRC Home Visitor Jobs in Uganda

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