Wits Solutions Careers – Research Nurse

Website Wits Health Consortium

Job Description:

To provide best practice data collection, clinical assessments, collection of specimens and care, according to protocols and to provide pre- and post-test HIV counseling.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Administer study questionnaires / interviews.
  • Inform participants of test results, as required.
  • Draw blood from participants, process samples as required and send samples or specimens to laboratory.
  • Obtain vital signs and conduct special investigations e.g., ECG, Rapids etc
  • Inform participants about the study.
  • Obtain informed consent according to SOPs and screen potential participants.
  • Take responsibility for the Emergency Contact Research cell phone, during delegated time period
  • Taking of the minutes for weekly research team meeting
  • Provide appropriate health education and counselling where necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • Ordered and systematic with strict compliance to protocols.
  • Be tactful, respectful and maintain confidentiality.
  • Good administrative skills together with working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Able to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines.
  • Experience in a research environment.
  • Experience in paediatrics.
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Sound work ethic.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Diploma in Primary Health Care or similar will be an advantage.
  • Certification in good clinical practice.
  • Diploma in General Nursing (3 years).
  • A valid driver’s license.

Job Details:

Company: Wits Health Consortium

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Hillbrow, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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