Research Nurse

Application deadline

19/11/2017

Organisation

Medecins Sans Frontieres

Location

Cape Town , South Africa

The endTB project aims to find shorter, less toxic and more effective treatments for MDR-TB through access to new drugs, a clinical trial, and advocacy at national and global levels. Covering 15 countries, the project is a partnership between Partners In Health, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Interactive Research & Development, and financial partner UNITAID. MSF South Africa has recently taken on the endTB clinical trial as a project at its Khayelitsha site. Two suitably qualified professional nurses will be employed to work on the endTB clinical trial. The purpose of the post is to support the medical care and safety of trial participants, and to perform trial procedures in accordance with the protocol and Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

Education, experience, knowledge and skills: Tertiary degree/diploma in professional nursing and relevant registration with the South African Nursing Council. South African citizenship or a valid work visa. Two years’ post-community service clinical experience (essential). Nursing patients with HIV-associated TB and MDR-TB in a primary care context (advantageous). Previous clinical trial or research experience (advantageous). GCP training (advantageous). Word, Excel, Powerpoint and all other basic office software (essential).Excellent organizational skills. An ability to interact with a range of stakeholders. English (fluent, spoken / written). IsiXhosa (fluent spoken) essential.

Before applying, please read full job description and selection criteria of the post available at www.msf.org.za. All applications must be emailed to [email protected]brussels.msf.org and must be accompanied by personal motivation letter .

Websitehttp://www.msf.org.za
Contact personJuliet Joubert