Infectious Diseases Institute Research Study Nurse Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Diseases Institute Research Study Nurse Jobs in Uganda


Background:

  • 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.

    General Description:

  • The research nurse will be responsible for recruitment of study participants and administering of all study related procedures to these participants. The Project Administrator will assist in the technical team with administrative and financial management and administrative duties related to the project.

    Main Duties:

  • Participate in protocol/SOPs or any other study trainings.

  • Participate in study site entry visits and engage with management of study participants. These include but not limited to patient enrolment, as guided by the protocol.

  • Obtain written informed consent for those eligible and are willing to participate in the study.

  • Administer all study procedures like sample collection, data collection and entry, patient follow-up and treatment to patients recruited into the study as guided by the protocol and in accordance to set standards of Good Clinical Practice.

  • Perform patient safety monitoring for any adverse events, offer care and referral as needed.

  • Ensure that all data collected
    is accurate and complete.

  • Perform first-level quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) to ensure all fields in the consent forms and case report forms (CRFs) are complete and accurate.

  • Offer support to the community health workers for the follow-up of study participants.

  • Assist in generating study progress reports as needed.

  • Perform any other duties assigned by the operations research officer or principal Investigator, as deemed necessary for study activities.

    Qualifications, skills and experience

  • Minimum of a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution.

  • Currently registered with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives’ Council.

  • Up-to-date training in Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Research.

  • Previous experience with working in a research environment will be an added advantage.

  • Ability to speak the indigenous languages spoken in the Karamoja sub region will be an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Infectious Diseases Institute Research Study Nurse Jobs in Uganda


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