Entry Level Medical Doctor – Research NGO Job Opportunities – Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Job Title:      Medical Doctor – Research
Organization: Baylor
College of Medicine Children’s Foundation
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Report to: Investigator
of Records
About US:
Baylor College of Medicine
Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) is a private not for profit NGO
that provides: HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention services; maternal child
health services; Health Professional training and Clinical Research.
Job Summary: The Medical
Doctor – Research will conduct clinical -patient assessment for participants in
clinical studies, provide medical care and treatment to clients and their care
takers, & contribute to continuous professional development.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide
    clinical assessment and evaluation of health or illnesses of clients and
    give individualized care and treatment
  • Provide
    appropriate advice, health education and counselling, determine the
    eligibility of participants for enrolment in the study
  • Demonstrate
    an understanding of the side effects of the investigational study product,
    schedule of visits
  • Provide
    test results
  • Prescribe
    study products
  • Guides
    and implements the appropriate medical management of adverse events
  • Ensures
    timely reporting of SAEs and EAEs
  • Keenly
    monitor adverse drug reactions, disease progression and community follow
    up and provide appropriate management
  • Provides
    counselling to participant
  • Completes
    forms
  • Prepares
    and presents
  • Register
    the microbiology laboratory results, trace patients with critical
    laboratory results and make monthly reports
  • Conduct
    capacity building
  • Carry
    out operational research; write out relevant abstracts
  • Perform
    tissue biopsies on patients, follow up results then trace and initiate
    patients with critical results on appropriate treatment and/or refer to
    them for higher levels of management.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Baylor Uganda Medical Doctor – Research job
    opportunity should hold a  Bachelor’s
    Degree in Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery or equivalent from a
    recognised institution
  • One
    year of working experience in HIV/AIDS research, internship in
    Paediatrics, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Two
    years’ experience in a clinic or hospital based services. Experience in
    HIV/AIDS & ART is important
  • The
    applicant must be registered with the Uganda Medical & Dental
    Practitioners council.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications to the address below including
a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current
position, names and addresses of three referees i.e. email and phone addresses,
copies of professional/academic documents, email address, and day time
telephone contact. The applicant must have at most a credit 6 in Math and
English.
Send applications via E-mail
to: applications@baylor-Uganda.org.
The Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine
Children’s Foundation-Uganda,
Block 5 Mulago Hospital,
P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 17th January 2018
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