The Health Systems Trust (HST) wishes to appoint a Data Quality Control Officer (QCO) for the 'Females Rising through Education Support and Health' (FRESH) programme based in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal. The FRESH programme conducts basic science research, combined with a skills development/empowerment programme for young female study participants. FRESH research is primarily focused on HIV and other women's health issues. The FRESH skills development programme focuses on job readiness, women's issues, and empowerment modules.
This is a 12-month fixed-term contract position, renewable at the discretion of the programme, based on funding, performance and need.
The QCO is responsible for the overall data quality assurance (QA) to ensure that data are recorded, entered and uploaded in accordance with the protocol and Good Clinical Practices (GCP). The QCO will help to identify data errors, recommend and monitor corrective and preventive actions and help monitors to ensure the highest data quality. The QCO will help to ensure compliance with medical data privacy, security, and GCP regulations. The QCO will also follow GCP guidelines to ensure the ethical and scientific quality standards for the design, conduct, recording, and reporting of IRB-approved clinical studies and trials that involve research participants.
Additionally, the QCO may assist with creating sampling/visit calendars, and monitor enrolment, adherence to visit schedules, default, and disenrollment.
Screening and Enrolment
Files and Source Documents
Data Entry and QC
Supervision of Data Capturers
Education and Training
A salary package commensurate with the successful candidate's experience and qualifications and in line with HST's Job Grading System will be offered.
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