4 Fresher Home Visitor NGO Job Opportunities – Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

 

Job Title:    Home Visitors (4 Fresher Job
Opportunities)

Organization:  Infectious Diseases Research
Collaboration (IDRC)

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

The Infectious
Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit research organization.
IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including Malaria, HIV and
Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 300 publications and have impacted
on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC currently manages over
41 Grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was established in May
2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University College of Health
Sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the Uganda Ministry of
Health.

 

Job Summary:  The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration
(IDRC) with support from Malaria Action Plan for Districts (MAPD) seeks to hire
suitable candidates for the position of HOME VISITOR to conduct antimalarial
therapeutic efficacy studies. The successful candidate will be based at any one
of the following sites namely Arua, Busia and Kanungu district.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Locate the study participants if they fail to come for
scheduled appointments

·       
Remind participants of their scheduled appointments

·       
Verify the participant’s residence and report changes of
residence and/ or guardianship

·       
status to senior study personnel

·       
Read consent documents in local languages and interpreting
for the consenting clinicians and participants during the consent process if
and when necessary

·       
Make follow ups and bring participants to the clinic when
they have missed a routine

·       
visit or are found to be ill or in need of medical
attention

·       
Working to ensure participant adherence of the study
protocol procedures

·       
May participate in counseling of participant and/ or
family member

·       
Maintain the motorbikes/ in good working condition and
report any problems to the

·       
Study Coordinator

 

Key Result Areas

·       
Participants attend all scheduled appointments

·       
Participants adequately followed up

·       
Participant adhere to the study protocol procedures

·       
Accurate and timely entry, tracking and recording of
information on all source documents

·       
Adequate coverage of the study clinic

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities.

·       
At least three years of work experience in a similar
setting and or performing a similar activity

·       
Good communication, interpersonal skills and networking
skills

·       
Integrity and ability to develop a productive working
relationship with Community

·       
members

·       
Ability to operate in a fast and diverse environment

·       
Ability to ride a motorbike with a valid riding permit

·       
Knowledge of local languages spoken in the study areas is
a must (Arua, Busia, and

·       
Kanungu districts)

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications using this link on the IDRC website.

 

Click Here

 

Additional important comments:

·       
Submission
of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for
consideration for the job opening.

·       
Applications
cannot be amended following submission.

·       
ONLY
SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FURTHER.

 

Deadline: 25th January 2021

 

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