Nurse– DCMS Project Job at Ifakara Health Institute – Career Opportunity in Tanzania

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Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  23 September 2021
Duty Station:  Dar es Salaam
Posted: 09-09-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Nurse– DCMS Project

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Ifakara Health Institute

Deadline of this Job:
23 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, September 09, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Institute Overview
Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research organization in Africa with a strong track record in developing, testing and validating innovations for health. Driven by a core strategic mandate for research, training and services, the Institute’s work now spans a wide spectrum, covering biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research and policy translation.

Position Summary
Ifakara is looking for a qualified and experienced Nurse to fill a vacant position in the Digital Cough Monitoring Study (DCMS). The ideal candidate is expected to support the project in the screening and diagnosis of Pulmonary TB as well as the clinical follow-up and prediction of treatment outcomes among confirmed Pulmonary TB cases in resource-limited settings.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Assist in instructing participants procedures for baseline and longitudinal recording of cough sounds using mobile
• Assist in keeping proper records and source documents at the research site.
• Educate volunteers on the study by using approved study information
• Obtain informed consent from potential study
• Collect, label, and arrange sample transfer (sputum, blood) to the diagnostic laboratory for
• Keep tracking procedures and schedule of appointments for participants using mobile call and SMS reminders and adherence to routine TB services at a regional referral hospital.
• Maintain the log for study-issued phones, chargers and armbands or necklace bags for carrying mobile
• Assist with data entry (case report forms) using Tablet with REDCap mobile
• Ensure workplace preventive measures for COVID-19 are strictly adhered to by all members of the research

Qualification and Experience
• Must be Tanzanian with a Certificate in Nursing and
• Experience of conducting clinical trials and working in
• Knowledge of GCP will be added advantage.
• Previous experience of using electronic devices for data capture is an advantage

Skills and Competencies
• Good customer care and patient management
• Good organizational, interpersonal and communication
• Ability to work independently, and
• Ability to use simple computer applications.

An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI salary scales.

Equal Opportunity
IHI is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit intentional biases or discrimination and harassment of any kind at the work place and during recruitment. All employment decisions are based solely on job requirements and individual qualifications, and our recruitment process is governed by the labour laws of Tanzania.
All candidates who meet the above job requirements should send their application letters together with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the email address below.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
The deadline for this application is 17:00hrs on Thursday September 23rd 2021. All e-mail application subject lines should include: NURSE – DCMS. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
Human Resources Manager
#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni
P.O. Box 78,373
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Email: [email protected]