Lighthouse Trust is a registered Public Trust established to manage Centres of Excellence (CoEs) and provide leverage for leadership and delivery of integrated HIV prevention, treatment, care, and support services in Malawi. Lighthouse has been involved in the development of locally applicable HIV care and treatment models. It is strategically positioned in Malawi’s national HIV response due to its close collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH). The Lighthouse in close coordination with MoH operates integrated services at Kamuzu Central Hospital, Bwaila Hospital and some health facilities in urban and rural areas in Lilongwe, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Zomba Central Hospital and District Support Program for Ntchisi district and Northern region districts. Its strategic approach focuses on client-centred care based on four goals which are: –
Goal 1: Service delivery: to enhance high-quality, integrated HIV Prevention, treatment, care and support services for adults and children
Goal 2: Model interventions and operations research: to develop, pilot, evaluate, and disseminate innovative programs and policies across the continuum of prevention, treatment, care and support for HIV infection and its co-morbidities, both infectious and non-infectious.
Goal 3: Quality management: to ensure that all patients at LH clinics and all supported sites are receiving quality health care and services as recommended the MOH and other health development partners by utilizing quality improvement (QI) methodologies in a multidisciplinary team approach.
Goal 4: Capacity strengthening: to build and strengthen healthcare capacity for high quality HIV prevention, treatment, care and support services
Lighthouse Trust with funding from the National Institute for Health (NIH) through the University of North Carolina (subaward No.5118954) and University of Washington (Subaward No. UWSC12509), wishes to recruit highly qualified and experienced persons to fill the post of:
Post Title: Research Nurse (Quote Ref #RN1:)
Reports to: Research Manager
Team: Research Team
Location: Lighthouse Trust, Lilongwe
Purpose of the Position
The research nurse will be responsible for the accurate completion of visit procedures and collection of information from study patients according to protocols, and for protecting the health, safety, and welfare of research participants. Under the guidance of the principal investigator and research manager, the research nurse will set recruitment and follow up targets for each study. She will also support
the development of study materials such as screening and enrolment logs, checklists, and SOPs.
Essential Academic Qualifications
Experience, Skills and Competencies
Eligible candidates meeting the required qualifications and experience should send their applications with Cover Letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of certificates, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three traceable referees. Please clearly quote the reference number on the outside of the envelope.
Applications should be received not later than Monday, 23rd August 2021 to the following address:
The Executive Director
Kamuzu Central Hospital
P. O. BOX 106
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged