CESTA: Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Job Description

The Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment Algorithms (CESTA) seeks to appoint a database capturerwho will be part of the research team. The study follows on from a 6-month pilot, which aims to screen forcervical cancer using HPV, and employ alternative methods of ablative (rather than surgical) treatment topre-malignant lesions. The successful incumbent will be responsible for database entry to ensure the studyforms are being administered correctly. Re-train study staff, if necessary, to function within the prescribedquestionnaire and clinical report forms in accordance to the study protocol. This requires the incumbent topossess computer management and monitoring skills, open communication skills, ability to conduct databasequeries, flexibility of time to provide technical assistance and must be willing to travel to study sites. Theincumbent will be required to work a flexible week at a hospital research site in Durban.

Responsibilities + Skills

Able to maintain data integrity and confidentiality:Work with minimum supervision;Be available for regular communication with the database manager andFlexible to start in November 2019.


Matric/Grade 12/Senior CertificateThree years' relevant experience as a research assistant in database coding;


Relevant experience in a clinical research setting:Experience in standardized reporting:Experience with quality control and quality assurance:

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 5th February 2020
  • Designation: CESTA: Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Durban
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 5th February 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: University of KwaZulu Natal.
  • Address:
  • Website: www.ukzn.ac.za
  • Company Profile:
  • The College of Humanities, the largest of UKZN’s four Colleges, is the home of critical thinking, social commentary and robust intellectual debate. It is aptly referred to as “The Soul of the University.”A complex and strategic College, the Humanities comprises six diverse, yet complementary Schools which are located across three of UKZN’s five campuses: Edgewood – situated in Pinetown; Howard College – situated in Durban; and Pietermaritzburg.The College of Humanities is committed to the University’s vision of advancing African scholarship and actively contributes to the intellectual development of the region and the world through teaching and learning, research, development and community engagement. It represents a significant repository on the continent, playing a critical role in the enhancement and promotion of arts, culture, social sciences and education.The College boasts vibrant research, teaching and learning units, many of which are internationally recognised.

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