POP-C Professional Research Nurse X3

Company Africa Health Research Institute
Reference # SOMRESNUR0102018JAN
Published 12/01/2018
Contract Type Contract
12 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Somkhele, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Introduction
The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is one of South Africa’s largest independent, interdisciplinary research institutes. AHRI aims to become a source of fundamental discoveries into the susceptibility, transmission and cure of HIV and TB and related diseases, seeking ways to improve diagnosis, prevention and treatment. AHRI’s principal funders are Wellcome Trust and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Our academic partners are University College London and the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Job Functions Administration,Clinical,Nursing,Other Research Development, Science and Scientific Research,Research
Industries Academic,Healthcare,Medical,Ngo / Non-Profit,Research
Specification
AHRI is looking for a Professional Research Nurse who will be based at our Somkhele site. The successful candidate will work within the framework of the POP-C study (Vukuzazi). The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for implementing the core POP-C protocol and its associated studies. The successful candidate will be expected to follow procedures according to study protocols and to provide high quality clinical care to participants and other clients as appropriate in support of the Department of Health.
Requirements
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR THE JOB
MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS

1. Senior certificate (Grade 12).
2. Diploma or Degree in Clinical Nursing Science, Health
assessment, Treatment and care (PHC)
3. Current registration as a Professional Nurse with SANC
4. Valid driver’s License
5. Computer Literacy (MS Office – Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
6. Fluency in English and Zulu


EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

1. A minimum of 4 years recognizable nursing experience after
registration as professional nurse with SANC.
2. A minimum of 2 years NIMART training and experience.
3. A minimum of 2 years’ experience of providing HIV and TB
treatment and care.
4. A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a Primary
Healthcare Clinic or facility.
Job Closing Date 28/01/2018
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