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Research Registered Nurse at UNC Project

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00

UNC Project


Job Summary

The Research Registered Nurse in the UNC Project is responsible for consenting and counseling research subjects, collection of data, provision of full physical and pelvic examination, and collection of specimens. As a clinical care provider, she/he is expected to perform his\her duties with the dedication and professional zeal that the Malawi Nurses and Midwives council expects. She/he is expected to be in good standing with his/her professional bodies at all times. She/he is expected to help with supervision of subordinates and analyze financial activities of the Study She/he is working on.

Main Duties / Responsibilities
Clinic and Care Management
• Ensure the availability of clinic resources in collaboration with the Chief Nursing Officer.
• Organize counseling and examination rooms in preparation for clinical trials/ day’s activities.
• Conduct clinical research in accordance with the ICH, GCP,NHSRC on ethical conduct in research involving human beings.
• Assess and analyze each patient’s condition to establish the continuing care plan, appropriate action and future participation in the study in consultation with the treating clinician or the trial investigator.
• Ensure efficient use of clinic/research resources.
• Maintain safe environment for self and study subjects.
• Ensure effective and efficient channels of communication.
• Assist in visiting students in their orientation and projects.
• Provide clinical care for research clients to the best of his\her ability and in line with Malawi Government regulations and policies.
• Assume responsibility for daily operational issues in regard to clinical protocols and subject recruitment, in the absence of senior staff
• Resolve complaints timely and seek assistance where necessary.
• Adapt to a flexible approach to working hours in order to meet the requirements of the research protocols and subject recruitment.
• Perform HIV, pregnancy, hemoglobin, blood glucose, lactate, blood gas, and other assigned point-of-care testing and related quality control as per SOP.
• Perform any other duties assigned

• Ensure collection of accurate and legible data
• Ensure that subjects are given detailed information about the study before commencement of any study procedures
• Endeavor to understand subjects’ views/problems
• Develop an awareness in the study subjects of the days study procedures
• Ensure that all other study activities are performed in line with ‘Good Clinical Practices
• Perform any other duties as assigned

Audit and Quality Control
• Participate in the development of Study Operational Procedures (SOPs) for all studies involved in
• Conduct study procedures according to the SOPs
• Ensure completeness of data collected
• Check for accuracy of data collected before data faxing
• Participate in completing quality control reports
• Participate in dispelling misconceptions about the study in the community through the Community Advisory Board (CAB)
• Perform any other duties assigned

Education and Personal Development
• Take own initiative in learning basic computer skills
• Take responsibility for own personal and professional development through advice from superiors and colleagues
• Participate in orientation of new research personnel
• Ensure personal and professional development by undertaking short/long term courses.
• Participate in National Health Programs

Qualifications and Experience
• Degree in Nursing
• Registered with Nurses and Midwife Council of Malawi
• From none to 8 years’ experience

Method Of Application

Please send your applications via email to:

The Country Director
UNC Project

Email: [email protected]

Deadline for receiving applications:

Thursday, July 18, 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

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