NGO Jobs in Uganda – Research Nurse at MUWRP


Job Title: Research Nurse (3 Job Opportunities)
Organisation: Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Position Number: MUWRP-003

About MUWRP:
The Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit HIV research program that was established in 2002 as a result of a memorandum of understanding between Makerere University and The Henry M. Jackson foundation for Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. of USA (HJF). The primary purpose of MUWRP is to develop, evaluate and provide interventions to mitigate disease threats of public health importance to Uganda. Activities include; vaccine development and building of vaccine testing capability in Uganda, conducting of epidemiological and basic research and provision of HIV Treatment, care and support and surveillance of influenza and other emerging infections.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• In charge of recruitment of volunteers
• Administering HIV testing and counseling
• Administering Informed Consent.
• In charge of administering questionnaire
• Responsible for collection of study specimens
• Compliance with study procedures and GCP standards
• Ensure participant safety and confidentiality.
• Following Standard Operating Procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• The applicant should hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing
• A minimum of one year of post-qualification professional experience
• Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training.
• Previous work in a research environment is added advantage
• Highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work on own initiative.
• Ability to professionally communicate in writing, verbally or other means deemed appropriate.
• Excellent interpersonal/communication skills
• Fluency in verbal and written English and Luganda

How to Apply:
All suitable candidates should download application forms, Click Here, and attach them on their Applications letters, Photocopies of academic qualifications and Resume with three referees to: The Human Resource Administrator, Makerere University Walter Reed Project, Plot 42 Nakasero Road., P.O. Box 16524, Kampala, Uganda.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 31st August 2015

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda