Research Nurse

Oxford University Clinical Research Unit-Nepal (OUCRU-NP)

Oxford University Clinical Research Unit-Nepal (OUCRU-NP), is a not for profit organization (NPO) with its head office located in Lalitpur, Bagmati Province, Nepal. The mission of OUCRU-NP is to build a strong mass of young Nepalese clinicians and scientists who can help build the scientific and clinical future of Nepal. The main research focus of OUCRU-NP has been on the…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 2 openings
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 1+ Years
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    Job Category Health Care | Public Health
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Jul 15, 2022

Job Description

Purpose of the job position: 

The position is responsible for providing clinical and administrative nursing support for research trials,  studies, and projects. It also involves recruiting and screening potential participants. Performs  patient/research subject evaluations, administers medications and research instruments and collects data.  RN is also responsible for patient education related to study.

Responsibilities of the post holder 

  • Communication: Communicate with patients/study participants about the research studies, about the  treatment, medicines, follow up and disease process. Take informed consent when necessary.
  • Data Collection: Collect data from patients/study participants/other sources in prespecified forms.  Patients may be in the wards or outpatient departments.
  • Data Entry: Carry out data entry into computerized study databases, manage data and files, verify  data.
  • Sample Collection: Collect samples from patients and label accordingly in required format while  storing them. Sample eg: blood or other body fluids
  • Documentation: Maintain essential study documents. eg forms, protocols, literature. Keep detail  information of patient who appear in study clinic. Maintain nurses’ handover book of your shift.
  • Assistance in study clinic: Assist the doctors who work in the study clinics in patient care and  management. Explain and provide study drug to trail enrolled patient with detail information. Make  your effort to run study clinic smoothly.
  • Laboratory Assistance: Be willing and interested to participate/assist in work in the laboratory doing  various procedures like microbial cultures, staining, DNA extraction, etc.
  • General Skills: Be curious to learn new information and skills, read and study, be disciplined to the  goals of the organization and be a good member of the team.
  • Stock and supplies: Make sure necessary equipment are available in study clinic. Have to check,  restore and maintain equipment in good condition.

Other 

  • Carry out any duties as reasonably required by the Unit in these areas

Required Qualification & Experience

Education and Experience 

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in nursing

Knowledge 

  • Knowledge of research process and evidence-based nursing
  • Knowledge of national and local leave health policies
  • Good computer skills and knowledge of electronic health record

Skills 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Attention to details
  • Should have excellent computer skills, especially in MS Word and Excel, internet and email.

How to Apply

Note: The management of the organization has the right to have the above Job Description amended, increased, or changed as and when the need arises.

Eligible interested applicants are encouraged to apply for the above positions along with their resume and cover letter before July 29, 2022, 23:00 p.m. at oucrunp.hr@oucru.orgOnly shortlisted candidates shall be contacted for further process.