Five (5) Research Nurses: UZ-UCSF Collaborative Research Programme

Deadline: 11 November 2016

UZ-UCSF Collaborative Research Programme is seeking suitably trained, competent, talented, multi-tasking and qualified Research Nurses to take part in clinical research for the UZ-UCSF Project. Applicants will be based at our Clinic in Harare.

Qualifications and attributes
Diploma or degree in nursing and/or midwifery; Applicant must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in clinical research and tuberculosis management (experience working in an MDR TB clinic will be am added advantage); Experience of managing confidential patient records; Experience in discussing clinical and sometimes sensitive subjects with potential and actual participants, including Tuberculosis transmission and treatment setting and general information on HIV and ART management; Excellent oral and written communication skills (Shona and English); Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team

Duties and responsibilities
Carry out nursing duties according to the protocol; Ensure proper screening, enrollment and follow up of study participants; Perform physical examinations of study participants; Collect study specimens according to the study protocol guidelines, ensuring privacy, comfort and safety of the participants; Perform and maintain proper documentation of all study procedures; Instructing participants on how to use study products correctly; Maintain professional conduct to ensure a high standard of nursing care; Any other duties as assigned by the Clinic Manager

To apply
Interested candidates should forward applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae to:

Human Resources & Logistics Manager
UZ-UCSF Research Programme
15 Phillips Avenue