2 Fresher Nursing Officer Job Opportunities – Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Organization: Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Nursing Officer
About US:
Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) is a National Ugandan Organization that was
established in 1991 as a Medical Institution and HIV/AIDS Centre of Excellence
specializing in Medical Research, Health Care and Training.
Job Summary: The Research Nurse (Nursing Officer) will be
responsible for recruiting, screening, enrolling and following patients in
interventional and observational protocol(s) conducted at the Joint Clinical
Research Centre (JCRC)
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of recruiting, consenting,
    enrolling and management of patients on research studies;
  • Carrying out and documenting study evaluations,
    medical histories, adverse events, physical assessments, specimen
    collection, clinical trial medication administration and monitoring;
    accurate data collection in research record, and quality assurance as per
    good clinical practice, and sponsor regulatory requirements;
  • Routinely interfacing with monitoring,
    addressing and resolving queries. Given the responsibilities and scope of
    this clinical research position, the breadth and complexity of the
    portfolio of protocols and the need to work closely with the other
    research staff in the unit to cross cover protocols
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants should at least hold a Bachelor
    of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Possession of a current practicing license,
    issued by the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council.
  • One year of clinical
    experience; and an additional year of research experience with an
    established research institution.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at
    once, e.g. 3- 4 clinical trials (preferably of HIV)
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and
supporting documents including copies of academic qualifications and Curriculum
Vitae (CV) indicating names and contacts of three professional referees should
either via post to: Manager Human Resource and Development Joint Clinical
Research Centre, Plot 101, Lubowa Hill, Entebbe road P.O. Box 10005, Kampala or
via email with all documents combined in one PDF document on hr@jcrc.org.ug.
Deadline: Monday, 29th February, 2016.
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