South African Medical Research Council (MRC): Fieldworker

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  • Post published:Aug 2, 2022
  • Post category:Jobs

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring compliance with study protocols
  • Working with the clinic staffs and community leaders to identify potential study participants
  • Recruiting and tracking of study participants
  • Conducting screening/recruitment interviews
  • Conducting anthropometric measures
  • Taking blood pressure measurements
  • Administering of questionnaires
  • Completing participant information i.e. appointment schedules, medicine prescription and delivery dates through accessing participants’ folders
  • General project administrative tasks including quality assurance, data entry and supply control tasks and daily reports
  • Assisting project staff members with other tasks, when needed
  • Possibly driving between SAMRC campus and research sites using the company’s vehicles

Core Requirements:

  • At least two years of fieldwork experience.
  • Matric certificate
  • Speak fluent Afrikaans or isiXhosa in addition to English
  • Good computer skills
  • Driving license Code B or greater

Advantageous:

  • Preferably have experience working in a research setting, which includes recruiting participants and other fieldwork activities for clinic-based research projects
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Closing date: 21 August 2022

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