Fresher Nurse Counselor NGO Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)


Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

About US:

The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health systems in Africa,
with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases through research and capacity
development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research, Laboratory
services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab) and Outreach.

Job Summary:  The Nurse-counselor will be responsible for
site implementation of Call for LifeTM (C4L) Youth study. He/She will work
together with the staff at Kiryandongo Hospital ART clinic, to screen, enroll,
and conduct study procedures. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Participate in screening, enrolment & registration of C4L Youth
    study participants.
  • Lead role in ensuring C4L study participants are taken through the
    informed consent as per study protocol.
  • Register study participants on the mHealth tool
  • Participate in completing CRFs and other documentation related to
    the C4L Youth study
  • Participate in routine QC/QA procedures for study documents
  • Respond & manage symptoms reported on the mHealth tool by the
  • Attend study staff meetings on a monthly basis
  • Participate as a full member of the Kiryandongo Hospital health care
    team, including conducting activities not related to the study.
  • Provide a full range of counseling & Nursing services to
  • Identify patient problems and document pertinent information
  • Assist patients in formulating plans for addressing patient
  • Refer patients for further clinical and psychosocial care.
  • Maintain updated study regulatory documents as par IDI regulatory
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant should preferably be a Qualified registered
    Nurse/Midwife from a recognized institution.
  • Should be registered with the Uganda Nurses and Midwifes’ Council
  • At least one years’ experience in HIV clinical research
  • Experience in HIV/AIDS counseling
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Should be fluent in English, Swahili and Runyoro
  • Should be a highly motivated person and should be able to work under
    minimal supervision
  • Competent in the use of standard Microsoft office
  • Knowledge of mobile Health is an added advantage
  • Ability to work in a team but also work independently is a
  • Flexibility to work up country
  • Must be able to multitask

How to Apply:

IDI will offer a
competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. Candidates that
know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the
above position, please send their CVs, which should include details of email
address (if any), present position, current remuneration,
Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone
contact to the stipulated email address (Email your application and CV to and let’s save the environment).

Address to:

The Senior Human
Resource Manager

Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus; College of
Health Sciences, Makerere University

P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda

Key Notes:

  • IDI is an equal opportunity employer and
    does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the
    recruitment process
  • Internal candidates who meet the
    required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least
    one year will be given priority.
  • Make sure that your application letter,
    CV and certificates are attached as one document
  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject
    for your email
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to
    automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 5th July 2019  

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