Study Nurse Job Vacancy at Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration

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The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) seeks to hire a suitable candidate for the position of study Nurse for a malaria research study to be based in Busia. The Successful candidate will be reporting to the Clinic Manager.

Job description:

• Management of daily operation of the study clinic, ensuring clinic opens Monday-Sunday from 8:00am-5:00pm, when on duty

• Participate in screening participants into the study

• Receive all patients enrolled in the study when checking in for routine and non-routine study visits

• Receive all patients enrolled in the study from the study clinicians

• Triaging participants and taking vital signs during screening and other clinic visits

• Review routine appointments and assist in identification of missed visits

• work collaboratively with other members of the study team

• Administer and dispense medications (both study and other drugs)

• Keeping stock of drugs and other clinical supplies

• Ordering of drugs and other clinic supplies

• Manage study drugs and maintain all accountability logs

• Conduct any needed ongoing participant counselling

• Participate in the care of admitted patients as appropriate

• Disburse transport money to participants

• Attend meetings

Qualifications and other desirables for the job:

• Diploma in Midwifery/ Nursing from a recognized institution
• Bachelor’s degree in Midwifery/ nursing is an added advantage
• Valid registration certificate with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives council
• Fluency in any of the local languages spoken i.e., Samia, Luganda, Kiswahili and Ateso.
• Prior experience working in a clinical trial and or experience working in malaria research
• Training in Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Human Subject Protection (HSP).
• Must have knowledge in Maternal- Child Health care.


Submit your applications using this link on the IDRC website: Click Here to Apply


1. All applications must be submitted through the IDRC website on or before 5:00pm, Friday 1st July 2022. Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.

2. Applications cannot be amended following submission.


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