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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Study Nurse Job at Baylor - Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Study Nurse

Jobs at:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Deadline of this Job:
17th January 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and North America
Role Position; Study Nurse (01 position, Kampala)
Reporting to the Study Coordinator. the successful candidate will be responsible for providing Nursing care and treatment services to the study participants and implement procedures for recruitment, follow up, retention and exit of study participants as well as for managing stt 4y documents in line with Good clinical practice guidelines er-4 allocated study protocol.

Overall responsibilities: Perform patient triage, monitor vital signs, and other specialized nursing procedures, as appropriated to the specific needs of the study and individual participants, Monitors, observes, and records participant's response to treatment and other medical problems as appropriate, Conducts participant counselling, and serves as adjunct to other counsellors in the study, Provides general overview and concept of the study to potential participants, Completes CRFs and source documents , Identifying and screening study potential participants for the study, obtaining all necessary information , Conduct general examination , carryout study specific procedures for all potential or study participant's pre and post entry into the study, and refer appropriately participants who need further management, Take off study specific samples required from the study participants after consent, package them well and hand them to the laboratory personnel for shipment, Collect and file any required data for completion of Case Report Forms during their interaction of the study participants including photocopying and certifying the required original documents from health facility, Prepare and submit weekly study screening and recruitment reports to the study coordinator, the study team and key stakeholders.

Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing/midwifery, knowledge of HIV/AIDS Research
  • The candidate must have at least one (1) year working experience in clinic assessment skills in a large hospital or related institution
Job application procedure
If you believe that you are the right candidate for the above positions, please email your application to: Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references; and should be emailed or hand delivered by Wednesday, 17 January 2018. You must have at least a Credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview. An approved Medical Check up from a recommended health centre for successful candidates is a requirement at entry.
Applications should be addressed to:
The Head of Human Resources '