Study Nurse job at Global Health Uganda

Global Health Uganda (GHU) is a registered not for profit, limited liability company with the mission to promote child health by conducting and facilitating quality and relevant research in child health, neurodevelopment and interventions. In collaboration with, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda and Indiana University, GHU is conducting study entitled ‘Malaria associated pathogenesis of chronic kidney disease (MAP-CKD). This study will be conducted at Mulago National Referral Hospital, Jinja Regional Referral hospital and Lira Regional Referral hospital. GHU invites applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following positions.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• Identify and screen patients (including reviewing laboratory results) for possible enrolment into the study according to the protocol.
• Obtain informed consent from caregivers of eligible participants as per protocol in accordance with GCP and HSP principles.

• Counsel and explain study procedures to caregivers of study participants.

• Work with study Medical Officer to enroll eligible participants into the study to meet the study accrual targets.
• Complete study CRFs, correctly and accurately in compliance with trial procedures/ SOPs and GCP standards.

• Ensure study participants’ safety and privacy, data integrity and confidentiality.
• Provide emergency nursing care for study participants as per protocol.

• Participate in routine clinical care of non-study participants on the wards.
• Participate in collection of appropriate study samples/specimens from study participants as per protocol and SOPs, ensuring that the samples are sent to the appropriate labs.

• Carry out any other duties as assigned by superiors in line with your work.

Required qualifications and skills:
• Diploma in Nursing (registered Nurse) or its equivalent, and registered with the relevant national bodies.
• Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training and Research Ethics training, such as human subject protection (HSP) – with certificates.
• Previous work in a research environment is added advantage
• Fluent in verbal and written English, as well as the local language (site specific: Langi and/or Acholi).
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (with both staff and study participants)
• Self-discipline, time management, and organizational skills
• Ability to multi-task, and working well in a team.
• Experience and willingness to live and work in a rural environment.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education: Associate Degree

Job application procedure

If you meet the above criteria, please submit a cover letter, a detailed CV, all necessary academic documents and the contact details of two work related referees all in one PDF document addressed to the Human Resource Officer, Global Health Uganda, P.O BOX 33842, Kampala, Uganda and send the application to:  not later than 30th May 2024.

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