Research Study Assistant
AJ Personal
Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA
2d ago
source : Work-Force

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

  • Grade 12
  • 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.
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