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

Job
Title:        
 Medical
Officer (3 Job Opportunities)
Organization: Joint
Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head
Clinic
About US:
Joint 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 is responsible for management of research among in and out
patients at joint clinical research centre.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • 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.
  • Manage toxicities, opportunistic
    infections and any other co-morbidities affecting patients on
    antiretroviral therapy.
  • Respond to emergencies, carryout
    required procedures on the ward and appropriately refer patients where
    need arises.
  • Carryout preventive HIV care through
    offering post exposure prophylaxis and prevention of mother to child
    transmission.
  • Manage tuberculosis out patients in case
    of illness, re-assessment and completion of TB treatment.
  • Capture adequate, accurate and quality
    data for all our patients in their files as well as in the relevant
    software databases.
  • Engage in continuous medical education,
    training, and be knowledgeable of WHO, Ministry of Health and JCRC
    guidelines on patient management and follow up.
  • Follow-up on all study participants.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned to you from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Joint
    Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) Medical Officer job must hold an MBCHB or
    equivalent medical degree and registered with the Medical Council
  • Additional postgraduate education in
    epidemiology or public Health
How to Apply:
All candidates
should fill in this application form, Download
Here
, and send it to hr@jcrc.org.ug. Applicants should not attach any
other documentations like CVs and academic documents at this point as these
will be sought after the shortlisting phases.
All application
forms should be addressed to the: Director Finance & Administration on
email: hr@jcrc.org.ug
Deadline: 5th August 2019
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