Project Coordinator - Bloemfontein Verfied

Salary Negotiable Bloemfontein, Free State Bloemfontein, Free State 5 days ago 23-06-2022 12:53:18 PM
• Facilitation and support of the reporting and investigation of Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI) reporting and investigation in the province and district.
• Alert the National Department of Health, Expanded Programme on Immunisation AEFI Coordinator of serious/severe AEFIs.
• Assign EPID numbers for reported AEFI cases in consultation with district public health officials.
• Assist with the follow-up of cases and ensure all Case Report Forms (CRF), Case Investigation Forms (CIF), and supporting documentation (clinical notes, laboratory results, autopsy, verbal, post-mortem, etc.), and line lists are submitted to National AEFI Coordinator, and captured on the MedSafety-Vigilance Hub.
• Monitor the timely submission of CRFs and CIFs, and initiate investigation of severe or serious cases, clusters and adverse events of special interest (AESI).
• Serve as a Vigilance Hub super-user, responsible for drawing of AEFI reports, line lists and ensuring cases are assigned to the relevant district public health officials for follow-up.
• Train AEFI Coordinators on Med Safety App and the Vigilance Hub access and capture AEFIs, reporting forms, add missing information, upload supporting documents, draw line lists for follow-up, and generate reports.
• Capture paper-based CRF on the Vigilance Hub, update the case on the Vigilance Hub as investigation is conducted. Upload all paper-based investigation forms, clinical records and autopsy results on the Vigilance Hub.
• Prepare formal communication and AEFI surveillance updates / reports.
• Assist the provincial team to analyse the CRFs and guide on investigation.
• Serve as the secretariat for the Provincial review and investigation team meetings.
• Attend National and Provincial AEFI Team meetings.
• In the event of death occurring within 30 days of investigation alert provincial AEFI review committee and the National Department of Health, for further guidance. Submit CRF, CIF and clinical records and if applicable submit Med App Safety reference number.
• In the case of death occurring within 30 days after vaccination ensure necessary post-mortem examinations completed.

Recruiter: Right to Care