Enrolled Nurse x 10
Job Status: Active ✓
|Job Type||Full Time|
Main purpose of the job
To assist with participant recruitment and provide nursing care to patients enrolled in clinical trials.
RMPRU – Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Soweto
Key performance areas
Screen patient files and identify potential patients for clinical trials.
Enroll participants by educating them about the study and obtain informed consent according to SOPs.
Complete relevant study documentation / questionnaires and checklists.
Draw the necessary Cord Bloods, Maternal Bloods and Vaginal swabs from patients and send samples or specimens to laboratory in accordance with study SOP’s.
Prepare sample packs (Maternal packs, vaginal swabs, blood sample holders etc.) on a daily basis and ensure that the correct packs are used to collect the specimens.
Collect required data from participant medical records
Record and maintain recruitment plans, including screening and enrolment logs on a daily basis Complete and file allrelevant documentation (CRF’s, source documents etc.) in patient files.
Report on stats of participants recruited on a daily basis in the study handover book. Attend to data queries and resolve them accordingly
Required minimum education and training
Certificate in Enrolled Nursing
Professional body registration
Registration with the South African Nursing Council
Required minimum work experience
1 Year Pediatric Nursing or midwifery experience preferred
Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities
Computer literacy, including use of Microsoft (MS) Word and MS Excel beneficial Attention to detail, enthusiastic, hard-working.
Good interpersonal, organizational skills and ability to work independently is essential
Fluency in at least one local language other than English is essential
Demands of the job
Shiftwork is required, alternating between dayshift and nightshift on a bi – weekly basis.
Work will mainly take place within the maternity wards of the hospital.
Preference will be given to female candidates due to the inherent requirements of the job.