Clinical nurse

Job Details

Industry Nonprofit Organization Management Location: Kampala District, Central Region, Uganda
Function Health Care Provider Employment Type: Other
Work Exp. Reqd: Associate Education Reqd: Bachelors Degree


Cash: Not Provided Equity: Not Provided

Role Overview

The Clinical Nurse will work with the study team at Kiruddu National Referral Hospital to collect data on patients admitted to the health facility and to ensure that study procedures are carried out according to the study protocol and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).


• Contribute to identification of eligible patients at the health facility.

• Provide required study information to potential participants during the informed consent process and at different time points during their participation.

• Administer study questionnaires to participants recruited into the study, as per the protocol.

• Ensure that study samples from participants recruited into the study are drawn and handled in an appropriate and timely manner (as per the study protocol).

• Ensure that all collected data (including laboratory data) are recorded in the electronic database (i.e., REDCap) in an accurate, complete and timely manner, as per the guidance project coordinator and/or PI.

• Participate in regular quality control (QC) activities, including daily data QC, sample collection and storage QC, among others.

• Identify patient problems, including adverse events, documenting pertinent information and assisting patients in formulating plans for addressing problem areas.

• Contribute to development of Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documents.

• Adhere to and remain knowledgeable about the SOPs, protocol and other key project documents.

• Maintain research documents according to GCP requirements. 

• Participate in producing harmonized quality project reports.

• Treat each participant and colleague with dignity, respect and professionalism.

• Participate in study team meetings as scheduled by the site team leader, project coordinator and the PI.

• Taking minutes in collaborative meetings.

• Complete any additional tasks assigned by the site team leader, project coordinator and/or PI.


• Completion of nurses’ training from a recognized institution (minimum of a certificate in nursing).

• Must hold a valid practicing license.

• Minimum of 1 year’s work experience in a clinical research setting

• Up-to-date registration with the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council.

• Working use of Microsoft word, excel and the internet is essential

• Excellent Communication skills with patients, clinicians and with other members of the team.

• Ability to be a good team player.

• Knowledge of good nursing procedures and practices.

• Human Research Subject Protection and GCP training is an added advantage