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MRC Uganda Jobs – Administrative Assistant

MRC Uganda Jobs

Job titleAdministrative Assistant-Regulatory Affairs – MRC Uganda Jobs

Organisation: MRC/UVRI

Reporting to: The Clinical Research coordinator

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

About US:

MRC Uganda Jobs: The Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI) based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe is a bilateral multi-disciplinary research organization funded by, the Medical Research Council (UK) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Uganda under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and other donor agencies. Established in 1988, the MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS is an internationally recognized center of excellence for research on HIV infection and related diseases, contributing knowledge on the revolving epidemic, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention, and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide.

Job summary:

MRC Uganda Jobs: The Administrative Assistant – Regulatory Affairs will provide support Clinical Research Co-ordination section.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review submission packages and facilitate submission to Ethical and regulatory bodies.
  • Develop and maintain tracking system to assess progress on submission
  •  Maintain up to date regulatory binders
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures that streamline regulatory procedures
  •  Correspond with Ethical and regulatory bodies
  • Ensure timely renewal of Annual Practicing Licenses and registration certificates of researchers
  • Ensure proper filing of study documents and receipts in properly labelled files
  • Obtain clearance for manuscripts from UNHRO
  • Inform UNHRO of publications from the unit.
  •  Ensure feedback to project leaders, about all documentation, submissions and communications
  •  Keep a record of documents coming and leaving the office
  •  Archiving of completed studies documents
  • Together with the CRC, ensure payments are made to the regulatory authorities in a timely manner.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Diploma in Nursing, Bachelor of Public Administration and Management or Office Management, Bachelor of Administration or any other related.
  •  Administrative capacity working on Clinical research projects is an added advantage.
  •  Previous research experience in managing regulatory documents.
  • Short courses on research methods, GCP training are an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of ICHGCP, Clinical Research Regulations. 6. Computer literacy in Microsoft word, excel, internet and endnote

Note:
Please quote the following position code in the subject line of the email:
AARA-311

Job application procedure
If you believe that you are the right candidate for the above positions, please email your application to: recruitment@mrcuganda.org  Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references; and should be emailed by Friday, 17th November 2017.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview. Note that academic qualifications will be subjected to verification by the issuing institutions. All application documents should be emailed as one document. Applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resource and Administration Manager
MRCIUVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS
P. O. Box, 49, Entebbe – Uganda

Deadline of this Job: Friday, 17th November 2017

MRC Uganda Jobs – Administrative Assistant

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Nursing Jobs In Uganda 2017 – 2 Diploma Registered Nurses at CoRSU

CORSU Uganda Jobs CORSU Jobs 2017-Nursing Jobs In Uganda 2017

Job Title: Registered Nurse– 2 positions (Nursing Jobs In Uganda 2017)

Reports to: Head of Nursing

About us:

Nursing Jobs In Uganda 2017: Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (for people with disability) was established in 2006 as a private non-profit, non-governmental organization and is supported by Christian Blind Mission (CBM).

Nursing Jobs In Uganda 2017: CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre on Entebbe Road provides Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Rehabilitation, mainly for children with disability.

Objective of the position:

Nursing Jobs In Uganda 2017: To provide individualized patient care to diversity of patients to make significant difference in the lives of patients and their families.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out cleaning and disinfection of the theatre daily.
  • Lay the operating rooms ready to receive patients.
  • Prepare instrument trolleys before surgery.
  • Pick drugs and consumables from the store administrator for distribution in the operating rooms.
  • Receive patients from the ward at the transfer bay and cross check using a surgical check list.
  • Administer drugs / insert intravenous cannula when prescribed.
  • Keep with the patient until patient is ready for surgery.
  • Assist the surgeon during the operation.
  • Act as a circulating nurse during operation.
  • Disinfect, wash and send the instruments to the sterilization room.
  • Prepare theatre for the next patient
  • Monitor patients’ vitals regularly and as per doctors’ instructions; and keep proper records until patient is stable
  • Document patient care methodically to enable continuity of care.
  • Identify patient care requirements by establishing rapport with the patient as well as his relatives.
  • Uphold patients’ dignity and confidentiality in all patient care operations.
  • Maintain cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests and participating in problem-solving methods.
  • To protect patients and employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocols.(universal precautions)
  • Must always report any fault, break down of equipment to the supervisor as soon as possible.
  • Respond to any other duties assigned by immediate supervisor.

Qualification, Skills & Experience:

  • Registered Nurse preferably with a Diploma in Nursing
  • Certificate in First Aid
  • Registered with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC)
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Conduct self professionally at all times.

How to Apply: 

Capable People with Disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

NB: Qualified persons should submit their applications (detailed CV with covering letter plus copies of Academic Qualifications) to The

Head of Human Resources, CoRSU Hospital P.O. 46 Kisubi or email to hr@corsu-hospital.org. Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews.

The closing date: 3rd March, 2017.

Nursing Jobs In Uganda 2017 – 2 Diploma Registered Nurses at CoRSU