3 Global Health Fresher Career Vacancies – Medical Officers

Organization: Global Health Uganda
(GHU)
Project Name: Transfusion
and Treatment of severe Anaemia in African Children: a randomized controlled
trial (TRACT)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About GHU:
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:  
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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