Research Nurse

RESEARCH NURSE ONE YEAR FIXED-TERM CONTRACTPHILIPPI VILLAGE (PV)The Desmond Tutu Health Foundation (DTHF) is a registered non-profit organisation focused on the pursuit of excellence in research, treatment, training and prevention of HIV and related infections in Southern Africa.We have fantastic job opportunities across our businesses for talented people wanting to realize their full potential. Could that be you? If so, we invite you to explore the possibility of joining us to play your part in Desmond Tutu Health Foundations exciting future.The Research Nurse will be responsible for day-to-day nursing functions within a research-related environment.Minimum Requirements:Nursing Degree or Diploma and Registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Registered NurseAt least 2 years nursing experienceNIMAART trainedAt least 1 year experience in implanon insertion and removalKnowledge of study protocol / regulationsKnowledge of HIV, and Sexually transmitted infectionsExcellent Computer literacy (Ms Office)Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skillsLanguage proficiency in English and IsiXhosaAbility to work well under pressure and to maintain effectiveness during changing conditionsAbility to work harmoniously with youth of diverse backgrounds and sexual orientation.Client focusedExcellent Administration skillsMust be able to work as a member of a team and independentlyAttention to detailDecision making skillsBuilding interpersonal relationships and partnershipsGood Planning and organising skillsStress toleranceResource managementAble to work later hours including weekends (Required to work on Saturdays; substitute with week days)Advantageous:At least one year experience in a research environmentTraining in First AID handlingGCP (Good Clinical Practice) certificationHSP (Human Subjects Protection) certificationPrevious work experience in HIV research and sexual health or with adolescentsWorking knowledge of an adolescent friendly clinical environmentResponsibilities:Providing a welcoming and supportive environment for all participants regardless of age, race, gender or HIV statusMaintaining strict participant confidentialityProviding pre- and post-test counselling, as well as risk reduction counselling, for clientsHIV testingPregnancy testingObtaining blood and urine samples, labelling and request relevant testPrEP InitiationImplant insertion and removalPerforming other participant care procedures as requiredEntering data on electronic device.Communicating with clinics and other NGOsAssist with quality Control (QC) checksValues fit: Passion Innovation Progress Integrity Respect ExcellenceSubmit CV, motivation letter with certified copy of highest qualification and details of three current contactable referees by 02 May . Incomplete applications will not be considered.Visit the DTHF Career page to view the advert DTHF-C and apply: DTHF Career Page NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We are committed to equity in our employment practices. It is our intention to appoint individuals with the aim of meeting our equity objectives. We reserve the right not to appoint if no suitable candidates are identified.I understand and accept that by applying for this position, I authorized DTHF to process my personal information in accordance with its internal operational requirements.I further understand that the personal information I disclose to DTHF will be processed in accordance with the requirements set out in the Protection of Personal Information Act and may include the transferring thereof to third parties for the purposes of verification.This job may be removed before it expires.If you have not heard from us within two weeks after the closing date please consider your application as unsuccessful.Desmond Tutu Health Foundation is a child-friendly organisation committed to the protection of children.For more information about the organization please visit our website.
Cape Town, WC, ZA