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Research Nurse x 2 - Tembisa

Company Aurum Group
Reference # 2021/11/04/01
Published 23/11/2021
Contract Type Temporary
12 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Tembisa, Gauteng, South Africa
Duration 12 Months
Introduction
The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through the conduct of preventive HIV vaccine research.

We are focused on researching, sage and effective Infectious Disease vaccines, for prevention of various infections.
Job Functions Medical,Nursing,Research
Industries Ngo / Non-Profit
Specification
Work Description
The Research Nurse provides professional research nursing service to study participants & to meet study nursing requirements

YOUR DUTIES WILL BE TO:
Provide Clinical Services:
Conduct of abbreviated medical history during follow-up
Physical examination of participants, including pap smears, pelvic, genital and rectal examinations
Drawing of blood and collection of mucosal specimens
Conduct and provision of contraception/counselling
Monitor vital signs and ongoing pre-existing conditions
Manage participants as per protocol
Referral of participants to clinicians for further investigations
Follow-up of adverse events in conjunction with the research clinician

Participant management:
Screening of volunteers and potential study participants from target populations
Obtain and accurately document informed consent from volunteers if needed
Administration of behavioural questionnaires
Complete case report and data collection forms
Perform daily quality checks and data corrections
Continuous monitoring of trail participants to ensure timeous reports on safety.
Requirements
YOU SHOULD HAVE:
Qualification / Professional Membership
Degree/Diploma in Nursing
Diploma in Primary Health Care /Community Nursing
Registration with South African Nursing Council as a professional nurse
Research and GCP certificate an advantage
Knowledge & understanding of treatment, care & management of HIV and STIs.

Experience:
At least 3 years’ experience in HIV/AIDS and STI’s
Experience in MS office package

Attributes
Integrity
Innovation
Excellence
Results Driven
Teamwork
Ethical
Confidentiality
Empathy
Deadline oriented
Ability to work under pressure
Attention to detail
Proactive

Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks

All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking, and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to the achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.

Aurum welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities

Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development
Job Closing Date 26/11/2021
   
   
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