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The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 508357
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Executive / Technical / Support
Hong Kong

Nurse (holding the functional title of Research Nurse) (several posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 508357) (to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in nursing or a related discipline, and be registered with the Nursing Council of Hong Kong. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese), as well as effective interpersonal and communication skills. Applicants should also be organized, responsible, team-oriented, patient, and skilled in phlebotomy. Experience in clinical research and fieldwork would be advantageous.

The appointees will work on a community-based research project as part of the ‘Healthy Human Global Project’ and the FAMILY Cohort overseeing the operation of the study site. They will assist in formulating the standardized operating procedures (SOPs); collect clinical specimens including blood, nasopharyngeal swabbing and stool of community-based, ambulatory and well volunteers; perform basic clinical examinations including electrocardiogram; conduct medical questionnaires and assessments; provide support to the clinicians during physical examinations; and supervise and train junior research staff members; and perform other duties as assigned. Working irregular hours and off-campus is required. Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Ms. Annis Wong at anniswws@hku.hk. Those who have applied to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 504425) need not re-apply.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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