Vacancy Code: N0X04
Reports to: Project facility medical officer
The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases through research and capacity development. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Global Health Security, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University- John Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.
About CDC Project:
The Global Health Security Partner Engagement project with funding from U.S Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is carrying out surveillance for Acute Febrile illness at different 4 surveillance sites; Mubende, Kabale, Arua and Jinja. The overall goal is identifying the leading causes of non-malarial acute febrile illnesses in multiple geographic regions of Uganda, the antimicrobial susceptibility of bacterial pathogens and building a sustainable laboratory and surveillance capacity with focus on vector- borne & zoonotic diseases.
Job Summary: The Nurses will support in trialing patients, taking all the vitals and making sure all samples required are collected from the patient. They will ensure day to day running of the programme in the respective facilities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these positions should semi their Cvs. including details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stiputate email address
Email your application and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
• IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at the stage of the recruitment process
• Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
• indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Senior Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute— lDl Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
P.0. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda