3 Health Visitor Jobs – Makerere University –Johns Hopkins University (MU-JHU Care Ltd)

Job Title:   Health Visitor (3 Jobs)

Organisation: Makerere University –Johns Hopkins University (MU-JHU Care Ltd)

Duty Station:  Mulago National Referral Hospital, Komamboga Health Centre III, Kisenyi Health Centre IV and Kawaala Health Centre IV, Uganda

Reports to: Nurse Coordinator


About US:

Makerere University –Johns Hopkins University (MU-JHU) Research Collaboration conducts clinical and translational research with a focus on HIV, TB and other conditions which affect the health and well-being of children, adolescents, women and their families. MUJHU was founded in 1988 as a collaboration between researchers from Makerere University and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA at a time when the AIDS epidemic was at its peak in Uganda, with an initial mission to improve the lives of families infected and affected by HIV through Research, Care and Training. In 2006, the MUJHU Research Collaboration was registered as a not-for-profit entity in Uganda entitled ‘MUJHU Care Limited’ with a continuation of the Collaboration’s vision and mission.


Job Summary:   The Health Visitor will work under the direct supervision of the Nurse Coordinator with guidance from the Head of Health Visitors’ section


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for working with the study teams to recruit and retain eligible participants for the different studies and/or programs.
  • Targeted follow-up of participants through phone calls, other communication and/or home visits of enrolled study/program participants with the goal of achieving high retention rates.
  • Maintain professional Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Human Subject Protection(HSP) accreditation and complete study-specific training as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a diploma in nursing/midwifery with current registration for practice
  • Three years of experience working in a busy hospital or clinical set-up.
  • Experience working with a medical research project is desirable as well as experience with home visits.
  • Highly motivated individuals, with a keen eye to details and proper research documentation skills.
  • Willing to work late hours.
  • Excellent team player with strong interpersonal, communication skills and computer skills.
  • Manage time effectively and prioritize work tasks.


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications with complete C.Vs, including 3 referees and their full addresses or contact Tel No.’s, copies of academic certificates and testimonials, should be hand delivered to: MU-JHU Director Human Resources, through the reception on first floor, MUJHU 1 Building or sent by email (application should not exceed 15MBs) to HR@mujhu.org


Deadline: 27th September 2023 by 5.30pm.


NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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Date Posted 2023-09-19
Valid Through 2023-09-27
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization MU-JHU Care Ltd
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda

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