Enrolled Nurse (phru)

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Enrolled Nurse (phru)

An Enrolled Nurse vacancy is available at our client, Wits Health Consortium's Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU) in Soweto - Johannesburg.

Background


The Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU) was established in 1996.
The Perinatal HIV Research Unit has been involved in research, training, policy formation and advocacy in issues concerning HIV-positive women and their children.

In recent years the work of the unit has expanded beyond the original focus of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, to include treatment trials in adults and children, prevention research, psychosocial research and policy development.
In addition the Unit has developed an HIV vaccine clinical trials unit (HVCTU) and started with HIV Vaccine Trials back in 2001.

The unit is recognised nationally and internationally as a leader in the field of research and policy in the area of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
It has also developed a reputation as a leading African research unit for clinical trials in adult and children with HIV, with one of the largest cohort.


Main purpose of the job



  • Provide counseling, care, screening, enrolment and follow up of participants on the study


Location                            



  • Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital Soweto - Johannesburg


Key performance areas



  • To recruit and enroll eligible participants for the study

  • To complete and maintain Case Report Documents (CRF’s)

  • To set up and maintain participant source documents

  • To collect specimens as per protocol

  • Provide HIV testing and Counselling

  • Recruitment of participants for MMC

  • Ensure that lab specimens are collected and taken to the laboratory timeously

  • Ensure that laboratory results are signed by the medical officer and filed correctly


Required minimum education and training



  • Qualified as an enrolled nurse

  • Driving license (must be able to drive)

  • Computer Literacy

  • HIV Counselling Certificate

  • GCP Training


Professional body registration



  • Registered with the South African Nursing Council


Required minimum work experience



  • 3 year clinical research experience

  • Relevant Circumcision experience


Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities



  • Ability to lead and work independently as well as be part of a multidisciplinary team

  • A friendly, informal attitude with excellent people skills

  • Ability to speak in local languages

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Willingness to work on weekend


TO APPLY



  • Only if you do meet the minimum job requirements and experience as mentioned above, you may submit a detailed updated CV - Please Apply Online


  • Please take note that the applicants who do not adhere to the above criteria will not be considered for the respective position.


  • The closing date for all applications is 05 December 2019.





  • Wits Health Consortium will only respond to shortlisted candidates.

  • Candidates who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date can consider their applications to be unsuccessful.

  • In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.


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