Director Clinical Services Employment Opportunity – Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Clinical Services
Organization: Joint
Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Executive/Deputy
Executive Director
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 Director Clinical Services is responsible
for the overall supervision and coordination of activities in the clinical
section of JCRC. The Head is required to ensure that health workers have access
to and trained on updated medical information. The head of Clinical services at
JCRC will work in liaison with the Business Development Manager, other health
sectors and senior management to identify strategies for strengthening clinical
services both in quality and as one of the major sources for income generation
for purposes of moving JCRC forward as a self-sustaining entity.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Lead the strategic thinking process for
    diversification of clinical services
  • Coordinate all units within the clinical
    department of JCRC that are directly concerned within the care of patients
    attending the JCRC
  • Ensure smooth running of the inpatient
    and the general outpatient and private clinics of JCRC.
  • Provide advanced care and consultations
    for care of HIV/AIDS patients from within and without.
  • Participate in the development of
    Strategic and Departmental work plans.
  • Provide leadership in supporting the
    organizational strategic plan in implementing activities in the
  • Prepare and coordinate submission of
    reports as required by the organisation.
  • Participate in clinical research as an
    Investigator and supervise assigned research teams members.
  • Lead the weekly doctors’ forum meetings
    and ensure that important updated information concerning patient care is
    relayed timely and implemented.
  • Provide and oversee on-site training for
    health care providers in-house and other.
  • Assess, determine, and advocate for a
    rationalized optimal workforce requirement for the department.
  • Lead the strategic thinking process for
    improvement and/or diversification of clinical services at JCRC for
    purposes of widening the income base for JCRC sustainability.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned to
    you from time to time.
Key Outputs:
  • Quality control management
  • Strategic and development work plans
  • Timely reports
  • Quality leadership and management
  • Effective information system on patient

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Joint
    Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) Director Clinical Services job must hold a
    Masters in Clinical Human Medicine such as Internal Medicine, Paediatrics
    or an equivalent qualification
  • Post graduate Speciality training in
    Internal Medicine or paediatrics
  • PHD an added advantage.
  • At least three years of progressive and
    professional experience in a hospital setting of which (1 year) should
    have been at the same or equivalent level.
  • Should have Research Experience with
    publishing record in peer review medical journals.
  • Excellent interpersonal and
    communication skills.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should fill in this application form, Download
, and send it to 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
Deadline: 5th August 2019
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