IDRC Nurse Jobs in Uganda

IDRC Nurse Jobs in Uganda

  • The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) seeks to hire a suitable candidate for the position of Nurse for the SEARCH SAPPHIRE study to be based in South Western Uganda.

  • The Successful candidate will report to the Clinical Officer.

    Job Description

    • Charged with triage at the study clinic.

    • Ensure participants are seen on time and the clinic opens Mon-Sun 8am-5pm, when on

    • Participate in recruitment of participants for the SEARCH SAPPHIRE study.

    • Participate in screening of study participants and obtain informed consent from study
    participants or their parents/guardians.

    • Participate in entering laboratory results into case record forms and filing of the result

    • Ensure that blood and other samples are collected as per study schedule and disbursed
    to the testing laboratories.

    • Maintain confidentiality of study records and research findings as appropriate.

    • Compile and submit periodic and interim reports to the coordinators.

    • Responsible for ensuring that study data are collected, case report forms are completed
    and backing up data regularly.

    • Charged with clinical evaluation of study participants who may have complaints of possible Adverse Events and to adjudicate whether their symptoms and physical exams meet the criteria for adverse events.

    • Compliment efforts of the other clinical officers already at
    the health centre.

    • Ensure study participant details are captured in appropriate MOH registers as per national

    Qualifications and other desirables for the job:

    • A Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution;

    • Must have at least 2 years progressive working experience in a clinical setting that supports community outreach activities.

    • Must be registered with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council with a valid practicing

    • Previous training in HIV/ART management especially community-based PrEP delivery is
    an added advantage.

    • GCP and PHRP certification.

    • Ability to work in a rural setting when required.

    • Must have up to date GCP/HSP training certificates.

    • Excellent knowledge (both oral and written) of Runyankole fluency and or language spoken in South-Western Uganda.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; IDRC Nurse Jobs in Uganda

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