Senior Nurse

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September 06

Duties:

  • Helping to manage the implementation of the trials;
  • Assisting with the clinical evaluation of participants (infants and their mothers, and children);
  • Taking blood samples (including from infants and children), placing intravenous cannulas and performing clinical assessments (e.g. weighing, measuring, and checking vital signs);
  • Completing data collection forms, including questionnaires;
  • Recording essential data on the relevant forms meticulously and on time;
  • Maintaining patient confidentiality;
  • Maintaining clear communication channels with the study team and routine clinic staff;
  • Performing TB examinations, e.g. by obtaining sputum samples and gastric aspirates;
  • Performing ECGs on babies and young children;
  • Vaccinating babies if required.

Required Skills

  • Fluency in writing, reading and speaking English
  • A nursing qualification and registration with the South African Nursing Council;
  • At least five years' clinical paediatric experience, including performing phlebotomies : 5 to 6 years

Candidate Requirements

  • A nursing qualification and registration with the South African Nursing Council;
  • At least five years' clinical paediatric experience, including performing phlebotomies;
  • At least five years' research experience;
  • At least three years' experience with TB diagnostic tests, such as gastric aspirate; induced sputum and nasopharyngeal aspirate;
  • Fluency in writing, reading and speaking English;
  • A valid driver's licence;
  • The ability to work with young children and babies;
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to function in a multidisciplinary team;
  • A punctual, well-organised and responsible work ethic;
  • Basic computer literacy;
  • Willingness to work in townships should the project require it;
  • Willingness and availability to work flexible work hours should the project require it;
  • GCP training and certification;
  • Proficiency in isiXhosa.
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4 - 6 years
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