IDRC Nurse Tracker Jobs in Uganda

IDRC Nurse Tracker Jobs in Uganda

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

  • The Successful candidate will report to the Clinical Officer.

    Job Description

    • Responsible for recruitment and follow up of participants within the communities.

    • Oversee the linkage of study participants from the communities to the health centre.

    • Prepare a list of clients who have missed clinic appointments.

    • Make home follow-ups of clients who have not come for their clinic appointments.

    • Counsel clients on adhering to their drugs and clinic appointments.

    • Provide back up to the study staff.

    • Proper identification and reporting of adverse events.

    • Foster a good working relationship with clients and the participating communities.

    • Counsel clients on PrEP adherence and follow up on clients who need to be supported during the study.

    • Make reports on clients followed up and the outcomes as well as activity reports.

    • Attend to clients as a clinical services team member.

    Qualifications and other desirables for the job:

  • A Diploma in General/Comprehensive Nursing from a recognized institution; a Bachelor's
    degree in nursing is an added advantage.

  • Must have at least 3 years progressive working experience in an HIV research setting, with good knowledge of research ethics.

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

  • Must be able to ride a motorbike (may be tested) and have a valid riding license.

  • 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 languages in South-Western Uganda

    How to Apply

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

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