2 Fresher Study Nurse Job Vacancies – Makerere University Hospital

Job Title:  Study Nurse (2 Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Makerere University Hospital

Duty Station:  Kampala and Mbale, Uganda

Reports to: Site Manager and Project Manager


About US:

Makerere University Hospital received funding from Wellcome Leap, In Utero Program to support implementation of the “Stillbirth in High Burden Settings: Ample Room for Improvement Using Biomarkers and Ultrasound Technologies” (iTECH) project. The iTECH project aims to develop novel clinical tools for use to diagnose and manage high-risk pregnant women and reduce the burden of stillbirths in Uganda, sub-Saharan Africa, and globally.


Job Summary:  The Study nurse will be responsible for recruitment of study participants and administering of required study related procedures to these participants.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in protocol, standard operating procedures (SOPs) or any other study trainings
  • Participate in study site entry visits and engage with management of study participants. These include but not limited to patient enrolment, as guided by the protocol.
  • Obtain written informed consent for those eligible and are willing to participate in the study
  • Administer all study procedures like sample collection, data collection and entry, patient follow-up and treatment to patients recruited into the study as guided by the protocol and in accordance to set standards of Good Clinical Practice
  • Perform patient safety monitoring for any adverse events, offer care and referral as needed
  • Provide counselling and pyscho-social support to study participants where needed
  • Conduct assessment of maternal hemodynamics and maternal hemodynamics data collection under guidance of coordinator.
  • Perform first-level quality assurance and quality control (QA / QC) to ensure all fields in the consent forms and case report forms (CRFs) are complete and accurate
  • Offer support to the community health workers and research assistants for the follow- up of study participants.
  • Assist in generating study progress reports as needed.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Project Manager and principal Investigator, as deemed necessary for study activities

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution.
  • Currently registered with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council and an Up- to- date Practicing License.
  • Should have a certificate in counselling.
  • Up-to-date training in Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Protection Research.
  • Previous experience with working in a research environment will be an added advantage


How to Apply:

All applications must be submitted to the email: itechprojectug@gmail.com



  • The subject line of your email should be: “Application- (indicate the position) – iTECH Project”
  • Submit your application (1-page cover letter, 3 pages resume including two referees, and relevant supporting documents) as ONE PDF
  • PDF’s exceeding 5MBs will be considered ineligible.
  • Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.
  • Applications cannot be amended following submission.
  • Please apply for one position.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.


Deadline: 24th May 2024 at 23:59hrs EAT


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Date Posted 2024-05-16T12:43
Valid Through 2024-05-25T00:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Makerere University Hospital
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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