Fresher Research Nurse NGO Jobs – Baylor-Uganda

Job Title: Research Nurse

Organisation: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa and Eastern Europe.

 

Job Summary: Conduct clinical assessment of research participants, Recruit eligible study participants and provide nursing care and medical services to the study participants according to the study protocol, Develop required standard operating procedures, and Submit event reports to regulatory bodies, IRB and the sponsor.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the identification, screening and recruitment of eligible participants and ensure achievement of the target number of participants within the designated period, with close follow up as per study protocol to minimize participant loss-to-follow-up.
  • Give study information to eligible clients and obtain written informed consent from the participants and care takers.
  • Perform the required study Anthropometric measurements on all the study participants as per visit schedule in line with the study protocol and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
  • Provide initial and emergency treatment for any patients requiring admission and follow up these patients on the ward together with the study doctor according to the Uganda clinical guidelines, and prevailing national HIV/TB treatment guidelines. Provide clinical care to participants according to the Uganda clinical guidelines, national HIV and TB treatment guidelines.
  • Collect required samples for TB diagnosis such as induced sputum, naso-pharygneal aspirate, gastric lavage, stool and swabs.
  • Collect study data using provided tools such as electronic or paper-based Case Report Forms (CRFs) and source documents. File documents accordingly in line with the study protocol and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
  • Conduct quality control (QC) procedures on completed informed consent forms (ICFs) and CRFs from each station for accuracy and logical completion then document the Identified errors in the study error log. Make immediate alerts to the concerned study staff to rectify the errors, follow-up resolution of errors and forward the file to the filing clerk for data entry in a timely manner as per the Study Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Respond to data queries from routine QC/QA or site monitoring visit in line with the study protocol and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
  • Prepare and circulate minutes from meetings to key stakeholders. Prepare weekly study progress reports and any other reports as requested by the study coordinator and site investigator in line with the Study protocol.
  • Conduct follow-up home visits for clients receiving ART and TPT in the community, and supervise the community health workers, in line with the study protocol and GCP guidelines.
  • Participate in writing and review of study SOPs as per the need to clarify steps for critical procedures.





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from a recognized institution.
  • Training in TB screening, prevention and treatment. HIV/AIDs treatment, prevention and research is an added advantage.
  • At least two years’ experience offering nursing care in a TB-HIV clinic, and research setting.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below

 

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Note:

  • Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts
  • You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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Date Posted 2022-10-07
Valid Through 2022-10-14
Hiring Organization Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda