Jobs – 3 Medical Officers needed

Job Title: Medical Officer (3 Vacancies)
Global Health Uganda (GHU) is a registered not for profit, limited liability company involved in facilitating collaborative research especially in the area of brain injury and neurodevelopment. The organization subcontracts and manages research grants. GHU is looking for suitably qualified staff for its new project entitled ‘Transfusion and Treatment of severe Anaemia in African Children: a randomized controlled trial (TRACT)’ (the “Project”).
Job Summary: The Medical Officer will be responsible for the day to day clinical aspects of the study.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Take lead in identifying and screening of patients for possible enrolment into the study according to the protocol.
  • In charge of recruitment and enrollment of eligible patients into the study
  • Consenting, and explaining the study to caregivers and older children
  • Offering emergency and continuous medical care to children taking part in the study for the duration of the study.
  • Collecting appropriate samples from study patients and ensure that they are delivered to the appropriate labs as per protocol
  • Responsible for documentation and reporting of any adverse events
  • Conducting training/supervision of the study nurses
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the PI
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The Medical Officer must hold an M.B.Ch.B; Completion of Internship; registered with the Medical Council.
  • At least a year’s clinical practice (post internship).
  • Demonstrated research experience in Malaria is an added advantage
  • Hardworking, enthusiastic about research with good communication skills.
How to apply for the job:  
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV, a TYPED covering letter explaining how and why you are suited to the role, and the contact details of three referees to: The Human Resource Officer, Global Health Uganda, P.O. Box 33842, Kampala. Uganda OR Hand delivered to Plot 138 Upper Mawanda Road, opposite Mawanda road police Station
Deadline: Thursday 10th July 2014 at 5:00pm
NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date we regret that your application has been unsuccessful.


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