Screening Officer (6 Positions) at Makerere University School of Public Health ( Crane Survey)

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Position Title: Screening Officer

No of Positions: 6

Probation: N/A

Position: Screening Officer

Reports to: Surveillance Officer

Job Summary

Coordinate and supervise all activities of the Screening department

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• Report to the Surveillance Officer or designate
• Coordinate and supervise all activities of the Screening department
• Ensure that Screening officer’s offices have all required supplies in sufficient quantities.
• Screen potential participants and assess eligibility criteria by asking screening questions to ensure that a participant is a member of the study population
• Ensure proper registration of survey participants; request participant to have fingerprints scanned and assist him/her in capturing the right fingerprint image
• Screening Officers will clarify the survey, respond to questions, and obtain consent from participants
• May also conduct interviews (CAPI) with participants
• Ensure that participants are screened on a first come, first served basis
• Issues survey coupons, make appointments and keep logs
• Explain the RDS peer recruitment/referral process to participants
• Labels coupons with the correct RDS numbers (coupon and participants IDs)
• Ensures that the WinMARP database is working correctly
• Ensures that a participant has completed all the steps of the study (this is done easily by looking at the procedure process checklist
• Manage payments of primary and secondary incentives to participants
• Responsible for any other survey-related tasks as may be assigned Education Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree or diploma in social work and social administration, education, or its equivalent
• Basic background on accounting and management of finance.

Experience, skills, and other requirements

• Excellent computer skills
• proficiency in English and Luganda both written and spoken
• Must possess outstanding people skills
• Work experience in a research setting

Period of contract: 06 months

How to apply

Interested persons should send SOFT COPIES of their applications with current CV and supporting documents stating two referees and their contacts to the Dean, Makerere University School of Public Health. Send applications to recruitment@musph.ac.ug not later than Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 5.00 pm. Please indicate the position applied for in the email reference.

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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