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Jobs

Applications are invited for the following positions

Receptionist/Switchboard Operator - Closing date: 21 October 2017
Operations Department, Pretoria

Responsibilities:

  • Switchboard/telephone operation and message taking
  • Distributing incoming mail
  • Preparing and arranging collection of items by courier companies
  • Ensuring that office equipment is maintained and in good working order at all times
  • General typing
  • Handling the log book.
Fieldworker Supervisor - Closing date: 23 October 2017
Burden of Disease Research Unit, UThukela District, KZN
The SAMRC’s Burden of Disease Research Unit seeks to appoint people who are experienced in conducting health systems research. They will be required to work in a team to collect data from patients in selected clinics in uThukela district, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). The focus of the study is to strengthen district-level capacity to enhance linkage to and retention in HIV care, through implementation of a combination of interventions and through strategic use of routine programmatic information, as Universal Test and Treat is increasingly taken up by the adult population in South Africa. The fieldworker supervisors will be trained to collect data from study participants and interview facility informants at selected facilities and outreach centres in the uThukela district, KZN. A fieldworker will normally work in teams, and will travel to the selected facilities in a sub-district to do fieldwork.
Fieldworker - Closing date: 23 October 2017
Burden of Disease Research Unit, UThukela District, KZN
The SAMRC’s Burden of Disease Research Unit seeks to appoint people experienced in conducting health systems research. They will be required to work in a team to collect data from patients in selected clinics in uThukela district, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). The focus of the study is to strengthen district-level capacity to enhance linkage to and retention in HIV care, through implementation of a combination of interventions and through strategic use of routine programmatic information, as Universal Test and Treat is increasingly taken up by the adult population in South Africa. Fieldworkers will be trained to collect data from study participants and interview facility informants at selected facilities and outreach centres in the uThukela district, KZN. The fieldworker will normally work in teams of two, and will travel to the selected facilities in a sub-district to do the fieldwork.
Research Nurses - Closing date: 31 October 2017
Tuberculosis Platform, Pretoria
The TB Platform Research Unit is looking for experienced  Research Nurses in the 3 provinces; Gauteng, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu Natal in the following districts (Tshwane, Nkangala, uMgungundlovu) to join the iTHAMBy Project, which focuses on increasing access to TB/HIV care among women and infants in antenatal care settings in South Africa. Important to note that 3 Research Nurses will be based at Nkangala, 2 Research Nurses at uMgungundlovu and 1 Research Nurse in Tshwane.
Driver - Closing date: 31 October 2017
Tuberculosis Platform, Pretoria
The TB Platform requires a skilled/experienced Driver to support the iTHAMBy research project with transportation of research specimens.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect sputum and samples from four research sites daily
  • Check total amount of sputum and urine samples on collection
  • Transport the samples to SAMRC, as specified
  • Store samples in the designated space at the SAMRC Laboratory
  • Collect samples daily from the laboratory and transport these to other laboratories
Data Capturer - Closing date: 31 October 2017
Tuberculosis Platform, Pretoria
The TB Platform Research Unit is looking for an experienced Data Capturer to join the iTHAMBy Project, which is focused on increasing access to TB/HIV care among women and infants in antenatal care settings in South Africa.

Responsibilities:

  • Receive TB data information for capturing
  • Capture confidential research information (fieldwork and laboratory data) on the electronic software package (i.e. REDCap)
  • Perform quality control checks on data
  • Identify errors on the forms and check missing information or data for correction.
  • Verify that the information captured on the source documents is the same as the one captured on the REDCap data system.
  • Document Management - Filing of documents as per the protocol requirements.
  • Update study files and maintain an effective filing system.
  • Perform administrative duties.
Fieldworkers - Closing date: 31 October 2017
Tuberculosis Platform, Pretoria
The TB Platform Research Unit is looking for experienced  Fieldworkers in the 3 provinces; Gauteng, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu Natal in the following districts (Tshwane, Nkangala, uMgungundlovu) to join the iTHAMBy Project, which focuses on increasing access to TB/HIV care among women and infants in antenatal care settings in South Africa. Important to note that 3 Fieldworkers will be based at Nkangala, 2 Fieldworkers at uMgungundlovu and 1 Fieldworker in Tshwane.
 
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20 October, 2017
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