2 Fresher Research Nurse Career Opportunities – Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Organisation: Makerere
University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Duty
Station:
  Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Senior Research Nurse or Study Coordinator
Position
Number:
MUWRP – 001
About
US:
The Makerere
University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV research program
that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding
between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement
of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to
develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease threats of public
health importance to Uganda. Activities include; vaccine development and
building of vaccine testing capability in Uganda, conducting of epidemiological
and basic research and provision of HIV Treatment, care and support in Kayunga,
Mukono and Buvuma Districts.
Job
Summary:
The Research Nurse will offer nursing support services to the Makerere
University Walter Reed Project Research Clinic.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In charge of the recruitment of volunteers
·        
Responsible for administering HIV testing and
counseling
·        
In charge of administering Informed Consent.
·        
Administering questionnaires
·        
In charge of the collection of study specimens
·        
Ensure compliance with study procedures and GCP
standards
·        
Ensure participant safety and confidentiality.
·        
Following Standard Operating Procedures.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The prospective employee should hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Nursing from a recognized University
·        
Highly organized, detail-oriented and
self-motivated.
·        
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
·        
Ability to work on own initiative.
·        
Ability to professionally communicate in writing,
verbally or other means deemed appropriate.
·        
Excellent interpersonal/communication skills
·        
Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training.
·        
Working knowledge of Regulatory Procedures.
·        
Use of computers including word processing and
Internet.
·        
Previous work in a research environment is added
advantage
·        
Fluency in verbal and written English and Luganda
How
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should download the application form, download here, attach
it together with application letters, CVs, Photocopies of academic
qualifications and three professional referees. The position number (Check top
of advert) and preferred location should clearly be stated in the application
letter.
Please send applications
to:
The Human
Resources and Administration Manager
Makerere
University Walter Reed Project
Plot 42
Nakasero Road.
P.O. Box 16524
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline:
18th January 2016
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