Call for Junior Nurse/Field Worker

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru (IPH) is a premier multidisciplinary academic research institute in India engaged in public health research and action, education and policy. 

Who are we looking for?

The cluster on Health Services at IPH focuses on strengthen the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS)  and National Health Protection Mission/Ayushman Bharat (NHPM/AB) in Tribal areas of Chamarajanagar District. We are looking for a motivated worker to join the cluster to work on a research study that aims to understand NPCDCS programme implementation barriers and Improving the Capacity of Health System and Community for Screening and Management of Hypertension, Diabetes and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The study proposes to use a mixed-methods approach. This study is funded by Indian Council of Medical Research under the National Task force Project “Improving the Capacity of Health System and Community for Screening and Management of Some Non-Communicable Diseases among Scheduled Tribes: An Implementation Research in Chamarajanagar district, Karnataka”. 

Essential requirements

Candidates should have a course in Auxiliary Nurse Midwifery (ANM) with 5 years of work experience OR General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) OR BSc Nursing Candidates should be willing to live and work in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka and manage extensive fieldwork. Candidates should be comfortable with the use of basic tablets. Candidates should be comfortable and desirous of working in a multicultural team environment including with people from very different disciplines/worldviews.

Desirable requirements

Any previous experience of working in a public health project will be favourable. 

Job location

This position is based in the Institute of Public Health (IPH) field station office (see location here). 

Duration

The contract will be for one year (with a probation period of 3 months) to begin with and there will be a possibility for review/renewal depending on the performance.

Salary

This is a Research Officer level position at IPH and pay will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience and will be Rs.18,000 (CTC) per month as per IPH salary policy. 

Job description

Junior Nurse/ Field Worker 

  • Work closely with the PI and IPH staff in implementing various research activities under the project
  • Collect quantitative and qualitative data from the field
  • Communication: Ensure communication between the office and field teams in a timely and efficient manner
  • Any other role that the PI may feel deem fit

Application Procedure

Applications are to be completed online through the IPH website at https://iphindia.org/careers/ . The last date for receiving applications form shall be 5th March 2020.

Keep the following information/documents ready for the online application:

  1. Your basic details including name, permanent and current address and other identifying details
  2. Resume/CV (PDF only)
  3. Name, phone number, and email address of two references who are willing to provide a reference for your work. This could include your teachers/mentors/supervisors. 

All applications shall be reviewed and only those that are shortlisted shall be contacted over phone and/or email for an interview over Skype/in-person in the first week of March 2020. The post is expected to be filed before 15th March 2020

Note:
Candidates applying for this position shall not have any economic ties and shall not have represented any tobacco business or organization that represents the interest of the tobacco industry in the past two years.  

Kindly circulate among your known contacts.

Call for Data Entry Operator Grade A

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru

Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru (IPH) is a premier multidisciplinary academic research institute in India engaged in public health research and action, education and policy. 

Who are we looking for?

The cluster on Health Services at IPH focuses on strengthening the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS)  and National Health Protection Mission/Ayushman Bharat (NHPM/AB) in Tribal areas of Chamarajanagar District. We are looking for a motivated worker to join the cluster to work on a research study that aims to understand NPCDCS program implementation barriers and Improving the Capacity of Health System and Community for Screening and Management of Hypertension, Diabetes and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The study proposes to use a mixed-methods approach. This study is funded by the Indian Council of Medical Research under the National Taskforce Project “Improving the Capacity of Health System and Community for Screening and Management of Some Non-Communicable Diseases among Scheduled Tribes: An Implementation Research in Chamarajanagar district, Karnataka”.

Essential requirements

Candidates should have completed 12th pass and a speed test of not less than 1500 key depressions per hour through speed test on computer OR ITI or Diploma (computer science) OR BSc degree with a minimum of work experience of one year. Candidates should be willing to live and work in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka and manage extensive fieldwork and data entry in computers. Candidates should be comfortable with the use of basic computer applications (Microsoft excel, microsoft word) and tablets. Candidates should be comfortable and desirous of working in a multicultural team environment including with people from very different disciplines/worldviews.

IPH is a learning organization and we expect candidates to be keen to read/learn newer approaches/skills on the job.

Desirable requirements

Any previous experience of working in a public health project will be favourable. 

Job location

This position is based in the Institute of Public Health (IPH) field station office (see location here). 

Duration

The contract will be for one year (with a probation period of 3 months) to begin with and there will be a possibility for review/renewal depending on the performance.

Salary

This is a Research Officer level position at IPH and pay will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience and will be Rs.17,000 (CTC) per month as per IPH salary policy. 

Job description

Data Entry operator

  • Work closely with the PI and IPH staff in implementing various research activities under the project
  • Quantitative and qualitative data entry
  • Communication: Ensure communication between the office and field teams in a timely and efficient manner
  • Any other role that the PI may feel deem fit

Application Procedure

Applications are to be completed online through the IPH website at https://iphindia.org/careers/ . The last date for receiving applications form shall be 5th March 2020.

Keep the following information/documents ready for the online application:

  1. Your basic details including name, permanent and current address and other identifying details
  2. Resume/CV (PDF only)
  3. Name, phone number, and email address of two references who are willing to provide a reference for your work. This could include your teachers/mentors/supervisors. 

All applications shall be reviewed and only those that are shortlisted shall be contacted over phone and/or email for an interview over Skype/in-person in the first week of March 2020. The post is expected to be filed before 15th March 2020

Note:

Candidates applying for this position shall not have any economic ties and shall not have represented any tobacco business or organization that represents the interest of the tobacco industry in the past two years.  

Kindly circulate among your known contacts.

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