Fresher NGO Jobs – Nursing Officer/ Midwife at Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI)

Organisation: Medical
Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI)
Funding Source: MRC (UK) and
U.S. PEPFAR
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Scientist
About MRC:
The Medical
Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI) based at the
Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe is a bilateral multi-disciplinary
research organization funded by, the Medical Research Council (UK) and Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Uganda under the U.S. President’s
Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and other donor agencies. Established
in 1988, the MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS is an internationally recognized
center of excellence for research on HIV infection and related diseases, contributing
knowledge on the revolving epidemic, the evaluation of innovative health care
options, treatment and prevention, and the development of health policy and practice
in Africa and worldwide.
Job Summary:  The Nursing Officer/ Midwife will conduct medical
procedures related to the study and provide medical care to study participants
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        
Responsible for medical management of study
participants according to national clinical guidelines including general health
care, EMTCT, ART and cervical cancer screening
·        
Provide reproductive health services (STI screening,
treatment, ANC, and all types of family planning)
·        
Regularly review and update clinic supplies and make
requisitions appropriately.
·        
Ensure proper clinic data collection in line with
Good Clinical Practice.
·        
Prepare and submit regular clinic reports and
suggest improvement in the clinic management
·        
Performs phlebotomy and testing of clients samples
in the field
·        
Keenly track laboratory results and take appropriate
action.
·        
Administer study questionnaire and perform study procedures
as per protocol
·        
Offer relevant health education to the study
participants.
·        
Provide counselling to clients when needed.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·        
The applicant should possess a Diploma in comprehensive
Nursing/Midwifery
·        
Short courses on research methods, GCP training,
counselling
·        
A minimum of two years’ experience in a clinical
research setting
·        
Computer skills, good communication skills
·        
Good counselling skills
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications letters, copies of academic qualifications and
curriculum vitae including names, telephone contacts and email addresses of
three (3) referees should be sent only via e mail to: recruitment@mrcuganda.org
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
interviews
Deadline: 25th September 2015

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