Site Nurse for Therapeutic Efficacy Study 2021 at the Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

The Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Site Nurse for Therapeutic Efficacy Study 2021

Ref No: R762

Location: Abuja

Job Type: Part Time

Background

  • The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), along with a TES core team, plans to initiate activities for the 2021 TES in July 2021.
  • We are seeking to engage a site Nurse to lead implementation of the site patient’s enrolment and management. He/She will be reporting directly to the site Principal Investigator.
  • The 2021 DTES will be conducted in Four (4) Sentinel sites across Nigeria. The sites identified for the study are Kaduna, Imo, Kwara and Lagos states.

Key responsibilities

  • Obtain Informed Consent
  • Screening of patients
  • Measuring weight
  • Inclusion / Exclusion assessment
  • Sample / specimen collection
  • Administration of study drugs
  • Entry / CRF completion
  • Calibration of weighing scale, thermometer
  • Update / maintain study documents/equipment
  • Patient tracing for follow-up
  • Any other task assigned by the site PI

Standard Minimum qualification

  • B.Sc. Nursing, Public Health or another closely related field with 1-3 years relevant experience.
  • Previous experience with therapeutic efficacy studies
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Attributes
  • Ability to respect and maintain medical secrets and confidentiality at all times.
  • Excellent spoken and written Local and English languages.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Previous experience working in a clinical setting is an asset.
  • Ability to prepare program reports.
  • Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work
  • Results quality Orientation, Teamwork, Flexibility, Service Orientation, Stress Management
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task
  • Compassionate with good communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

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