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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

5 Research Nurses Job at Makerere University School of Public Health - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
5 Research Nurses

Jobs at:
Makerere University School of Public Health

Deadline of this Job:
22nd Jan 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Summary of responsibilities.
  • Recruit study participants including screening tor eligibility.
  • Obtain informed consent and enroll, participants into the study.
  • Administer study questionnaires study participants.
  • Treat study participants reporting any health issues during the study and/or refer as needed.
  • Conduct home visits as part of follow-up of study participants.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications and qualities.
  • Nurse or mid-wife with up-to-date registration and license:
  • Strong interviewing skills. including ability to collect high quality interview data.
  • Willingness to work in an urban or semi-urban setting.
  • Experience in research will be an added advantage.
Data Manager (1Position)
Summary of responsibilities
  • Designing and updating ODK forms/ other electronic forms for data collection.
  • Providing IT technical support to the study team
  • Daily data backup.
  • Daily tracking of study participants,
  • Developing data checks and cleaning do - files
  • Ensuring that all downloaded data is cleaned and maintaining a clean datasets.
  • Providing weekly reports on data collection progress as well as data quality issues
  • Providing periodic summary reports to the independent Data Management Centre
Qualifications and qualities
  • Demonstrated ability to use open data kit (ODK) or other electronic data collection systems.
  • At least a diploma in IT, Statistics, or Computer Science
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
Job application procedure
Applications with supporting documents should be emailed to
Deadline for submission is 22nd Jan 2018. Please provide a reliable daytime phone contact.
Whereas we respect all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.