3 Fresher Medical Officer Job Opportunities – Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Organization: Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Clinic Manager
About US:
Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) is a National Ugandan Organization that was
established in 1991 as a Medical Institution and HIV/AIDS Centre of Excellence
specializing in Medical Research, Health Care and Training.
Job Summary: The Medical Officer will be responsible for
providing a holistic approach to the investigation, diagnosis and management of
health concerns of JCRC clients and patients on top of providing support to
ongoing medical research projects and studies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Follow-up clients under the study.
  • Enroll and follow up research participants
    which involves management of infection, capturing quality data, carrying
    out research specific procedures and referral where need arises.
  • Assess, investigate, initiate and monitor
    both in and out patients on antiretroviral therapy.
  • Actively engage in continuous medical
    education, training, and be knowledgeable of WHO, Ministry of Health and
    JCRC guidelines on patient management and follow up.
  • Explain investigatory results to clients.
  • The incumbent will prescribe anti-retroviral
    and other drugs to clients.
  • Diagnose and follow up patients in the
    tuberculosis clinic.
  • Schedule review visits where necessary.
  • Educate clients on the relationship between
    lifestyle and disease.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned
    to you from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a University degree
    of Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery.
  • Potential candidates should be registered
    members of Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Association.
  • At least two years’ experience specifically
    preferably from an HIV/AIDs Care and Management setting will be required.
  • Significant experience and exposure to
    HIV/AIDS medical related research will be of an added advantage.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and
supporting documents including copies of academic qualifications and Curriculum
Vitae (CV) indicating names and contacts of three professional referees should
either via post to: Manager Human Resource and Development Joint Clinical
Research Centre, Plot 101, Lubowa Hill, Entebbe road P.O. Box 10005, Kampala or
via email with all documents combined in one PDF document on hr@jcrc.org.ug.
Deadline: Monday, 8th August 2016.
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