Research Assistant (1)

General Summary

Background:

The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity Development”.  IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab), Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

The Research Assistant shall strictly abide by the terms and conditions of this TOR and deliver the required outputs as indicated in Section 2, abide by the minimum information requirements and general procedures as required in performing his duties.

IDI is looking for a competent and experienced individual to fill the position below:

 

Vacancy Code                        :           ACENS X001

Job Title                                  :           Research Assistant

Classification                          :           Fixed Term (Contract), Full time

Reporting                               :           Study Coordinator

Duty Station                           :           Kampala, Uganda

 

General summary

The study research assistant will support the updating and maintenance of the study records. This position will also provide ongoing support to the study nurses.

Background:

The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity Development”.  IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab), Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

The Research Assistant shall strictly abide by the terms and conditions of this TOR and deliver the required outputs as indicated in Section 2, abide by the minimum information requirements and general procedures as required in performing his duties.

IDI is looking for a competent and experienced individual to fill the position below:

 

General summary

The study research assistant will support the updating and maintenance of the study records. This position will also provide ongoing support to the study nurses.

Key Responsibilities

  • Will be responsible for conducting ICEA data entries for ENACT, HARVEST and IMPROVE participants who are enrolled into the IDI clinic
  • Maintaining all study documents in good filing order and ensuring that all documents are arranged in chronological order and can easily be obtained whenever needed by the other team members
  • Will ensure that all study case report forms are reviewed for completeness at the end of each day and that study staff correct all required fields in real time.
  • Will work together with the QC nurse to prepare files that are listed on the study QC report and will participate in ensuring that queries are resolved
  • Periodic data cleaning and validation to ensure that the study data base is accurate
  • Will liaise with the records office to retrieve patient files and will return then weekly for data entry in ICEA.
  • Will retrieve and file patient blood results and request forms in the respective files and will ensure they are transcribed in real time.
  • Will ensure that study documents are maintained with confidentiality according to GCP
  • Participate in any other study related duties assigned by the relevant authorities

Person Specification

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Social science or related field with a computing bias 
  • Two (2) years professional and or analytical work experience in monitoring and evaluation preferred.
  • Strong computer skills are an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience with electronic databases, especially ICEA

Required experience and skills 

  • Good interpersonal skills, organizational skills, strong service ethic, sensitivity to patients, professionalism, and attention to detail are required.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and extensive previous experience in clinical research is strongly preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office application.


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ACENS X001

Kampala
Full-time


Study Coordinator



ACENS X001
Kampala
Full-time

Study Coordinator


General Summary

Background:

The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity Development”.  IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab), Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

The Research Assistant shall strictly abide by the terms and conditions of this TOR and deliver the required outputs as indicated in Section 2, abide by the minimum information requirements and general procedures as required in performing his duties.

IDI is looking for a competent and experienced individual to fill the position below:

 

Vacancy Code                        :           ACENS X001

Job Title                                  :           Research Assistant

Classification                          :           Fixed Term (Contract), Full time

Reporting                               :           Study Coordinator

Duty Station                           :           Kampala, Uganda

 

General summary

The study research assistant will support the updating and maintenance of the study records. This position will also provide ongoing support to the study nurses.

Background:

The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity Development”.  IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab), Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

The Research Assistant shall strictly abide by the terms and conditions of this TOR and deliver the required outputs as indicated in Section 2, abide by the minimum information requirements and general procedures as required in performing his duties.

IDI is looking for a competent and experienced individual to fill the position below:

 

General summary

The study research assistant will support the updating and maintenance of the study records. This position will also provide ongoing support to the study nurses.

Key Responsibilities

  • Will be responsible for conducting ICEA data entries for ENACT, HARVEST and IMPROVE participants who are enrolled into the IDI clinic
  • Maintaining all study documents in good filing order and ensuring that all documents are arranged in chronological order and can easily be obtained whenever needed by the other team members
  • Will ensure that all study case report forms are reviewed for completeness at the end of each day and that study staff correct all required fields in real time.
  • Will work together with the QC nurse to prepare files that are listed on the study QC report and will participate in ensuring that queries are resolved
  • Periodic data cleaning and validation to ensure that the study data base is accurate
  • Will liaise with the records office to retrieve patient files and will return then weekly for data entry in ICEA.
  • Will retrieve and file patient blood results and request forms in the respective files and will ensure they are transcribed in real time.
  • Will ensure that study documents are maintained with confidentiality according to GCP
  • Participate in any other study related duties assigned by the relevant authorities

Person Specification

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Social science or related field with a computing bias 
  • Two (2) years professional and or analytical work experience in monitoring and evaluation preferred.
  • Strong computer skills are an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience with electronic databases, especially ICEA

Required experience and skills 

  • Good interpersonal skills, organizational skills, strong service ethic, sensitivity to patients, professionalism, and attention to detail are required.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and extensive previous experience in clinical research is strongly preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office application.


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Background:

The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity Development”.  IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab), Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

The Research Assistant shall strictly abide by the terms and conditions of this TOR and deliver the required outputs as indicated in Section 2, abide by the minimum information requirements and general procedures as required in performing his duties.

IDI is looking for a competent and experienced individual to fill the position below:

 

Vacancy Code                        :           ACENS X001

Job Title                                  :           Research Assistant

Classification                          :           Fixed Term (Contract), Full time

Reporting                               :           Study Coordinator

Duty Station                           :           Kampala, Uganda

 

General summary

The study research assistant will support the updating and maintenance of the study records. This position will also provide ongoing support to the study nurses.

Background:

The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity Development”.  IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab), Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.

The Research Assistant shall strictly abide by the terms and conditions of this TOR and deliver the required outputs as indicated in Section 2, abide by the minimum information requirements and general procedures as required in performing his duties.

IDI is looking for a competent and experienced individual to fill the position below:

 

General summary

The study research assistant will support the updating and maintenance of the study records. This position will also provide ongoing support to the study nurses.