Research Nurse job at Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation


Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation

Research Nurse job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 16 June 2022

Hiring Organization: Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation

Job Details:

Job Summary
Conduct clinical assessment of research participants, Recruit eligible study participants and provide nursing care and medical services to the study participants according to the study protocol, Develop required standard operating procedures, Submit event reports to regulatory bodies and IRB.

Overall Responsibilities
• Participate in the identification, screening and recruitment of eligible participants and ensure achievement of the target number of participants within the designated period, with close follow up as per study protocol to minimize participant loss-to-follow-up.
• Perform the required study Anthropometric measurements on all the study participants as per visit schedule in line with the study protocol and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
• Provide initial and emergency treatment for any patients requiring admission and follow up these patients on the ward together with the study doctor according to the Uganda clinical guidelines, and prevailing national HIV/TB treatment guidelines. Provide clinical care to participants according to the Uganda clinical guidelines, national HIV and TB treatment guidelines.
• Collect study data by completion of Case Report Forms (CRFs) or source documents and file them accordingly in line with the study protocol and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
• Conduct quality control (QC) procedures on completed informed consent forms (ICFs) and CRFs from each station for accuracy and logical completion then document the Identified errors in the study error log. Make immediate alerts to the concerned study staff to rectify the errors, follow-up resolution of errors and forward the file to the filing clerk for data entry in a timely manner as per the Study Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Respond to data queries from routine QC/QA or site monitoring visit in line with the study protocol and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
• Prepare and circulate minutes from meetings to key stakeholders. Prepare weekly study progress reports and any other reports as requested by the study coordinator and site investigator in line with the Study protocol.
• Carry out Population Sampling Evaluations (PK) for study participants in line with the study protocol and GCP guidelines.
• Participate in writing and review of study SOPs as per the need to clarify steps for critical procedures.


Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
• Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from a recognized institution.
• Training in HIV/AIDs treatment, prevention and research is an added advantage.
• At least 2 years’ experience offering nursing care in a research setting, including conduct of pharmaco-kinetic (PK) studies
• Have Key Personal competences in Team work and communication skills, networking and partnership skills.
• Must be dynamic, Persuasive & convincing, self‐ motivated and able to demonstrate high initiative and leadership skills.
• 3 Years Relevant Experience

NOTE:
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts
You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application procedure

Interested?
We look forward to hearing from you! Please apply directly using the link below. In case you have any further questions about the role, contact us on careers@baylor-uganda.org
https://careers.baylor-uganda.org/jobs/327

Date Posted: 2022-06-06

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