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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Medical Doctor - Research Job at Baylor - Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Medical Doctor - Research

Jobs at:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Deadline of this Job:
17th January 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda




JOB DETAILS:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and North America
Role Position: Medical Doctor - Research
(01 position, Kampala)
Reporting to the investigator of Records, the successful candidate 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.
Overall 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, Advises and implements the appropriate medical management of adverse events, Ensures timely reporting of SAEs and EAEs, 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, Perform 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.
Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery or equivalent from a recognised institution
  • The candidate must have at least one (1) years working experience in HIV/AIDS research, internship in Paediatrics, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • At least (2) years’ experience in a clinic or hospital based services. Experience in HIV/AIDS is important
  • Must be registered with the Uganda Medical & Dental Practitioners council.
Job application procedure
If you believe that you are the right candidate for the above positions, please email your application to: applications@baylor-Uganda.org . Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable professional references; and should be emailed or hand delivered by Wednesday, 17 January 2018. You must have at least a Credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview. An approved Medical Check up from a recommended health centre for successful candidates is a requirement at entry.
Applications should be addressed to:
The Head of Human Resources '
BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE CHILDREN'S FOUNDATION-UGANDA
BLOCK 5 MULAGO HOSPITAL,
P. O. BOX 72052, CLOCK TOWER, KAMPALA