Research Nurse: University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences – Clinical Trials Research Centre (UZCHS-CTRC)
Deadline: 15 July 2018
University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences – Clinical Trials Research Centre (UZCHS-CTRC) is seeking suitably trained, competent, talented, multi-task and qualified Research Nurse to take part in Clinical Research for the UZCHS-CTRC Project at Parirenyatwa Clinical Research Site (CRS) in Harare.
UZCHS-CTRC is a Centre of Excellence at the University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences which implements high level HIV prevention and treatment research and collaborates with a broad range of partners internationally.
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 product correctly; Maintain a professional conduct to ensure a high standard of nursing care; Any other duties as assigned by the Clinic Manager.
Degree/Diploma in Nursing/ midwifery/ RGN; Applicant must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in clinical research or reproductive health; Experience of managing confidential patient records; Experience in discussing clinical and sometimes sensitive subjects with potential and actual participants, including HIV/STD transmission, sexual practices, and health history, is required; Excellent oral and written communication skills (Shona and English); Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team; Computer literate.
Interested candidates should forward applications and detailed curriculum vitae to The Human Resources Manager, UZCHS-CTRC, 15 Phillips Avenue, Belgravia, Harare.