Wednesday, 3 February 2021

Baylor Tanzania Job Portal, Research Nurse Coordinator Vacancy

Baylor  College  of  Medicine  Children’s  Foundation –Tanzania   is   a   non-government organization  (NGO)  dedicated  to  supporting  the  provision  of  high-quality,  comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment to HIV –exposed and infected children and adolescents in the Lake  and  Southern  Highlands  Zones  of  Tanzania.  Baylor  Tanzania  is  affiliated  with  Baylor International  Pediatric  AIDS  Initiative  (BIPAI)  Network  which  is  headquartered  at Texas Children’s Hospital,Houston,  Texas,  USA.  Baylor-Tanzania  is  funded  by  the  United  States Agency  for  International  Development  (USAID),  working  to  support  the  Government  of Tanzania   through   Ministry   of   Health,   Community   Development,   Gender,   Elderly and President’s  Office Regional  Administration  Local Government  to improve  provision  of services  for  children  and  adolescent  infected  and  living  with  HIV in  Southern Highland Zones The Department of Pediatrics and Child Health of Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation –Tanzania in collaboration with Texas Children’s Hospital are looking for a research nurse coordinator to work in Sickle Cell Disease related research.

Post: Research Nurse Coordinator

Location: Dar es Salaam

Position summary:
The Research Nurse Coordinator reports to the Local Principal Investigator and serves to ensure seamless operations of the study. She/he will coordinate regulatory needs for the clinical trial and coordinate patient care activities.She/he will serve as a liaison between the Principal Investigator and other study staff.

Duties and Responsibilities
    Coordinates the clinical trial and patient care: educates staff, patients, and referring health care providers about the trial
    Collaborates with Investigators to evaluate patients for potential clinical trial participation and eligibility from all relevant clinical services
    Helps research participants navigate the protocol and the health care system
    Provides education to participants and caregivers, and colleagues
    Maintains familiarity with the research protocol
    Provide technical assistance to health care providers in sickle cell clinic who may engage with study participants
    Identifies strategies for accomplishing requirements of the protocol Implements and complies with the protocol as written with IRB changes
    Assists the Principal Investigator with the informed consent process, study monitoring, quality assurance, audits, and data management and analysis•Ensures ongoing participant informed consent
    Communicates regularly with the Principal Investigator and Houston team•Submits new protocols to the IRB
    Prepares required IRB and sponsor reports, including safety reports
    Maintains communication among the study staff and with the IRB
    Maintains files relating to communication with the IRB and sponsor
    Completes case report forms
    Coordinates patient follow up
    Undertake additional training as directed by the organization
    Other specific tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications / Skills
    Holder of a BSN or RN from an accredited institution
    At least 2 years of experience in clinical research
    Registered by the Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery Council
    Proficiency in general pediatric and adult medical care
    Knowledge and experience in general pediatricscare and subspecialty careand treatment
    Familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet computer programs
    Experience in Project management, report writing, working and coordinating activities with the government and other partners

How to apply:
If you are qualified and wish to join Baylor –Tanzania, applyin confidenceby submitting an applicationletter,  a  detailed  CV,  relevant  copies  of  your  certificates,  and  the  names  and contact information for three referees.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Addressed to:
The Executive Director, Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Tanzania
P.O. Box 5208,
Mwanza

Or send to email hr@baylortanzania.or.tz

Application should reach HR Office Baylor –Tanzania not later than February15,2021.