Jobs in Uganda - 04 Research Assistant – Nurse Job at Rakai Health Sciences Program


Rakai Health Sciences Program

04 Research Assistant – Nurse Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 04

Deadline: 16 July 2021

Hiring Organization: Rakai Health Sciences Program

Job Details:

Job title: 4 Research Assistant – Nurse
Duty Station: Kalisizo

JOB SUMMARY
The research assistant shall participate in health education of study participants, data collection, documentation, informed consent process pre and post HIV test counseling and to ensure that high quality data produced in a timely manner.


Job Responsibilities
• Ensure all Covid SOPs are in place at the Hub.
• Perform Covid 19 screening of all participants at the hub.
• Take vital measurements from all participants at the hub/ fingerprint.
• Read and explain the consent form to the study participant.
• Handle and deal with study participants and other community members and confidential handling participant data and RHSP information.
• Maintain regular contact with the team leader and editor and hand over completed census forms to field editor or team leader as soon as they are ready.
• Perform phlebotomy to all participants in the team, labeling and temporary storage of biological specimens and handle them over to field laboratory contact person as soon as they have been collected.
• Notification of study participants.
• Any other assigned duties in line with your role.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
• Certificate in Comprehensive enrolled Nursing or enrolled Nursing form reputable institutions.
• At least 1 year experience in a reputable health organization.
• Experience in human subjects research is an added advantage.
• Must have a practicing license with nursing council.
• Excellent communication skills required (Both oral & written)
• Fluent in Luganda.
• Ability to ride a motorcycle is a MUST (attach riding permit).

Application procedure

All interested candidates possessing the above attributes can send their; applications including a cover letter, updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic qualifications/certificates(IN ONE DOCUMENT Pdf/Word),) addressed to the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line of the email. Only online applications will be considered.
Deadline for Submission: Friday 16th July 2021 by 5:00pm Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

Date Posted: 2021-07-14

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