09 June 2017

4 Fresher Study Nurse NGO Jobs - Epicentre

Job Title:      Study Nurse (4 Fresher Jobs)
Organisation: Epicentre
Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Nurse Supervisor and the Principal Investigator

About US:
Epicentre is a non-government organization created by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in 1987 to help improve the quality of its field interventions. Since 1996, Epicentre has been a World Health Organization (WHO) collaborating centre for research in epidemiology and response to emerging diseases. Epicentre’s work hinges around three main activity areas: clinical research, field epidemiology and training.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Actively participate in the informed consent process
  • Carry out counselling for voluntary HIV testing on participants enrolled onto the study.
  • The incumbent will administer Investigational Product following study protocol and Standard Operating Procedures and observe participants after administration of Investigational Product.
  • Complete case report forms and other study documents following study Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Perform drug accountability as well as drug requisition and inform the person in charge of the main pharmacy.
  • Ensure the cleanliness of her/his working station and equipment.
  • Perform any other tasks as required by the PI and the MSF Epicentre Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Diploma in Nursing, certificate in counseling will be an added advantage
  • Previous experience working with HIV patients
  • Previous experience in clinical research preferred
  • Fluent in English and Runyankore, spoken and written
  • Personal Competencies: Teamwork, flexibility, commitment and service

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their application letters, updated CVs and copies of their academic credentials either by post or E-mail to:         

Resources Manager,
MSF/Epicentre Mbarara Research Centre,
P. O. Box 1956, Mbarara, Uganda.

Email to: epi-ug-rec@epicentre.msf.org

Deadline: 16th June 2017 by 5:30pm


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