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Organization: Infectious
Diseases Institute

Reports to:  Project facility medical officer

The
mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health
systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases through
research and capacity development. IDI has six operational areas through which
it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training,
Global Health Security, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a
partnership with the Makerere University- John Hopkins University Core Lab) and
Outreach.



About CDC Project: 

The
Global Health Security Partner Engagement project with funding from U.S Center
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is carrying out surveillance for Acute
Febrile illness at different 4 surveillance sites; Mubende, Kabale, Arua and
Jinja. The overall goal is identifying the leading causes of non-malarial acute
febrile illnesses in multiple geographic regions of Uganda, the antimicrobial
susceptibility of bacterial pathogens and building a sustainable laboratory and
surveillance capacity with focus on vector- borne & zoonotic diseases. 



Job Summary:  The Nurses will support in trialing patients,
taking all the vitals and making sure all samples required are collected from
the patient. They will ensure day to day running of the programme in the
respective facilities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Participate in patient
/health worker safety activities including environmental hygiene.

·       Participate in patient
trialing/screening and admission and making sure all samples required are
collected.

·       Carry out clinical
observations confidently

·       Ensure patient
charts/symptom logs are well filled.

·       Work with the hospital
IPC committee to implement and monitor the project Infection Control strategy

·       Participate as a full
member of the clinical team

·       Willingness to perform
on call duties, shift duty and provide weekend cover as required by the project

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       Bachelors in Nursing and
midwifery

·       Full and up to date
registration with the nursing and midwifery council

·       Recent clinical
experience working in clinical care is desired.

·       Training on Infection
Prevention and control will be an added advantage

·       Previous experience in
medical research work

·       Understand client
confidentiality and exhibits high level of ethical conduct

·       Good communication,
organization and managerial skills

All
Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the
above position, please send your CVs, which should include details of email
address (if any), present position, current remuneration,
Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone
contact to the stipulated email address (Email your application and CV to
hr@idi.co.ug and let’s save the environment).

The
Senior Human Resource Manager

Infectious
Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus College
of Health Sciences, Makerere University

P.O.
Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

·       IDI is an equal oppor
tunity employer and does not char ge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any
stage of the recruitment process

·       Internal candidates who
meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at
least one year will be given priority.

·       Make sure that your
application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document

·       Indicate the Vacancy
Code as the subject line of your email

·       Please note that if you
DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your application will not
be considered

·       Any form of canvassing
will lead to automatic disqualification.

·       Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted

Deadline:
Friday 20th January 2020 by 5:00 pm

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