AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Research Nurse - South Africa

South Africa-Umlazi
Req No
Regular Full-Time




Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?


If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!


Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.


AHF’s core values are to be:


• Patient-Centered

• Value Employees

• Respect for Diversity

• Nimble

• Fight for What’s Right



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  • Responsible for carrying out research activities in accordance with the guidelines as provided by the project managers and researchers.
  • Conduct interviews, chart reviews and other data collection activities as required using a standardized questionnaire.
  • Collection of blood, urine and sputum sample and preparation of study samples for transport in accordance with infection control protocols.
  • Administration, recording and organization of short patient questionnaires in preparation for data analysis.
  • Tracking, recording and reporting of patient test results to relevant site authorities and patient, and organization and filing of patient data.
  • Record-keeping and data management, including keeping records of patients test results as      detailed in the study protocol. An electronic data management system will be used.
  • Communication with research project manager, relevant research study staff and hospital/clinic staff at site.
  • Tracking and requisition of necessary medical supplies for blood, urine and sputum sample collection.




  • Matric or higher education level
  • Fluency in English and Zulu (verbal and written)
  • Nurse qualification in good standing
  • Experienced with phlebotomy (drawing blood from patient’s arm)
  • Time management skills, basic administrative and organizational skills, and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to use a computer for data entry and writing of basic reports
  • Good personal skills, strong service ethic, sensitivity to patients, professionalism, and attention to detail
  • Flexibility to take on other duties as reasonably requested by the Project Manager
  • Experience in a research setting is preferred



Your Application should include the following:


  • A comprehensive curriculum vitae, including current or most recent job description, and please describe any experience on a research project
  • A copy of your current nursing qualifications and license
  • A copy of your current or most recent salary advice
  • Contact details for three traceable references


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