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18 June 2020
Job ID: CR-454
Research Nurse (Chiangrai)/พยาบาลผู้ช่วยวิจัย

This post is based at the Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital, Chiangrai, of the Mahidol Oxford Research Unit (MORU). MORU is a collaboration between Mahidol and Oxford Universities, principally funded by the Wellcome Trust. Its objectives are to conduct research in tropical diseases in Thailand and other countries. The Bangkok Unit laboratories provide scientific and logistical base for microbiology, most of the clinical and diagnostic research takes place in the up-country field sites.

The Chiangrai site is currently involved in clinical research and public engagement activities. The job requires flexibility and the capacity and desire to learn new tasks depending on the project. The applicant must be willing to participate in research projects of diverse nature. The projects are likely to be based both in Chiangrai city and in rural settings around Chiangrai. While most of the activities will be based in and around the city the applicant may be required to travel to other units of the MORU network for work or educational purposes


  • Obtain and record research data in conjunction with the physician and other professionals on the research team; interview subjects; review medical records.
  • Assist in planning the nursing aspects of medical team research.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and their families, professional or community groups and volunteers; maintain contact with public agencies which are involved with aspects of the research of general public health care.
  • Determine eligibility of potential study participants; obtain informed consent; enroll patients in research protocol; coordinate all aspects of the patient’s care.
  • Explain research protocol to participants; respond to patient inquiries regarding protocol; schedule patient participation; ensure compliance with research protocol; inform referring physicians of protocol requirements.
  • Administer treatment and/or medication in accordance with research protocol.
  • Assess patient reaction to medications and/or treatments as part of a research protocol; identify potential adverse reaction; conduct physical assessment; take medical histories.
  • Coordinate and evaluate the collection of research data; coordinate data management system for research data; create data collection tools.
  • Instruct hospital and clinic staff in implementation of the research protocol.
  • May direct of clerical, data entry or laboratory technician support staff.
  • Follow up participants at home when they cannot come to hospital.
  • Accounting, petty cash in office and send to MORU every month or twice per month.
  • Summary overtime, vacation leaves and sends to HR every month.
  • Prepare and send documents or letter to associated staff.
  • Coordinate between our staff and hospital staffs or public health staffs.
  • Handle everything completely and perform related duties as required.

Essential qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree in Nursing Science
  • 3 or more years’ experience in nursing
  • Good knowledge of how to collect and record medical data for research purposes
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience of working on medical research projects

Desirable qualifications

  • English language skills
  • Driver’s license

Interested applicants should send your current comprehensive resume with photo 

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 Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU) Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University 420/6 Rajvithi Road, Bangkok 10400 
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Job Details:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance

Mahidol-Oxford Research Unit,
Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU) is a medical research collaboration between the Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, the University of Oxford, and the Wellcome Trust (UK). Our main research interests are the epidemiology, diagnosis, pathophysiology and treatment of malaria, scrub typhus, melioidosis, leptospirosis and other tropical infections which impose a substantial disease burden on rural populations throughout this populous region. MORU is looking for enthusiastic people to join our team.

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