04 June 2013

6 NGO Jobs - Registered Comprehensive Nurse / Registered Nurse at Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Organisation: Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Reports to: Study or Services Supervisor
Duty Station: Uganda

About RHSP:
Rakai Health Sciences Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population through a combination of community based research, curative services and prevention strategies in the district of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute – Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.

Job Summary: The Registered Comprehensive Nurse / Registered Nurse will provide support to the study services supervisor in medical assessment of participants, collecting important clinical details, performing clinical examinations and relevant tests and performing follow up data collection in the clinic/field.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct clinical assessments for respondents and completing the form (as per SOPs)
  • Provision of health education to potential study participants.
  • Seeking informed consent from potential study participants
  • Collection of data and biological specimens as well as proper labelling and handling of data forms and specimens as pertinent SOPs.
  • Collection of quantitative and qualitative data by use of an administered questionnaires
  • Collection for biological samples for lab tests and analysis.
  • Conduct a census of all study participants in all study communities
  • Providing treatment to respondents.
  • Clinical evaluation and care of participants in consultation with study physicians.
  • Follow up study participants.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • A Diploma in General Nursing/Diploma in Comprehensive Nursing from a reputable institution
  • Experience of at least 2 years in a reputable health organization
  • Certificates in Good clinical practice and Human subjects Protection, plus experience doing research related work is an advantage but not a requirement.
  • Willingness to work and reside in a rural setting – Rakai District.
 How to apply:
All those willing to work with Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) should submit their applications including an application letter, valid academic documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees  to:
The Human Resource Manager
Rakai Health Sciences Program,
P.O. Box 279, Kalisizo, Uganda
E-mail: info@rhsp.org

Deadline: 14th June, 2013

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