Key performance areas
Recruit participants according to study inclusion / exclusion criteria
Address relevant concerns and misconceptions about the study with participants
Receive queries from participants and address or refer the queries accordingly
Establishing a relationship of trust and respect with participants
Actively listen to participants and empathize with them
Report on number of participants recruited on daily basis to team leader
Ensure that consent forms are accurately completed and signed by all parties
File all participant forms according to the study requirements (alphabetic / numeric order) and ensure all forms are submitted to the relevant data capturers.
Photocopy participant files. ANC Files, Admission Registers and enrollment logs
Follow GCP guidelines when completing participant visit forms
Complete telephone logs for all calls made to participants
Update electronic screen logs on a daily basis
Copy admission book logs on a daily basis
Completing file request forms to obtain and copy maternal / neonatal files as and when required.
Identify Neonatal admissions, by comparing the daily enrollment log with copies of admission register.
Call participants to complete follow up questionnaires
Follow up on missed visits and complete the necessary logs
Conduct home visits if follow up calls are unsuccessful
Required minimum education and training
Basic Counselling Certificate
Required minimum work experience
Minimum of 1 year in recruitment of study participants
Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities
Computer literacy, including use of Microsoft (MS) Word and MS Excel beneficial
Attention to detail, enthusiastic, hard-working.
Good interpersonal, organizational skills and ability to work independently is essential
Fluency in at least one local language other than English is essential
Demands of the job
Shiftwork is required, alternating between dayshift and nightshift on a bi weekly basis.
Work will mainly take place within the maternity wards of the hospital.