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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

Note:
• 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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