SHIVERS study Research Nurse
Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland
Auckland City, AUK
3d ago
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Closes 22 Jul 2021Posted 09 Jul 2021Fixed term, 0.6 FTE, Monday to Friday role starts 19th July 2021 until end of April 2022Work in a speciality role with local and global impact, by contributing to the Southern Hemisphere Influenza and Vaccine Effectiveness Research Surveillance (SHIVERS) study.

SHIVERS is part of the Ministry of Health Influenza surveillance program, helping to improve international knowledge of prevention and treatment of influenza, by looking at what proportion of the population is hospitalised with flu-like illnesses, how many of those patients have influenza, which groups are hardest hit, how often influenza is the underlying cause of death, and how effective influenza vaccines are among the population.

Your day-to-day tasks would include : Screening all new admissions for respiratory / influenza-like symptoms from provided admissions lists and creating a screening log, determining those who fit the criteria for interviewingVisiting the relevant wards to interview patientsLiaising with ward staff to confirm appropriateness of interviews / timing, Education to ward staff about the purpose of the studyPoint of care testing such as nasopharyngeal swabsFollowing correct precautions and protocols at all times and able to educate others on the same including staff, patientsUsing ADHB computer systems such as Concerto to follow up on patient outcomes and test resultsData entry into web-based Case Report Form for each patient interviewedYour excellent analysis, communication, problem solving skills and attention to detail are essential in order to obtain this data, enter it and interpret it effectively.

You are able to work autonomously, with ward teams, and as part of a supportive senior nursing team committed to effective / evidenced based nursing practice, aren't you?

  • You will receive full training as part of your orientation. The role is Mon Fri daytime hours. Professional development encouraged and supported.
  • The successful candidate(s) will :

  • Work in Adults and Paediatric Services to support our study along with other research nurses
  • Be knowledgeable about data entry and the ADHB computer programmes
  • Undertake this role according to Good Clinical Research Practice standards
  • Preferably have Research experience although not essentialFor further discussion about the position contact Alicia Stanley (Research Nurse) at astanley adhb.
  • express interest, please apply online now at http : / / / to job number : ADHB10789. Click here for a position descriptionAdvertising closes on 22 July 2021For accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Pieter Erasmus, Recruitment Consultant at perasmus adhb. or phone 09-638-0401 to discuss how we can best support your application.ReferenceADHB10789Location(s)Central AucklandWork type(s)Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)

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