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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Medical Officer - IMPAACT Job at Baylor - Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Medical Officer - IMPAACT

Jobs at:
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Deadline of this Job:
17th January 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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 Officer - IMPAACT
01 Position, Kampala
Reporting to the Study Principal investigator, the successful candidate will conduct clinical patient assessment, provide medical care and treatment to clients 8r their care takers, & contribute to continuous professional development in line with the Baylor Uganda Medical & Psychosocial needs.
Overall responsibilities: Overseeing clinical and toxicity management & performing clinical assessment, Confirming! Verifying eligibility of potential research participants, Ordering laboratory tests and interpreting them in a timely manner, Prescribing ARVs and other medications, Completing source forms and CRFs, Verifying the conduct of informed consent process, Providing HIV related counselling, Provide clinical assessment and evaluation of health or illnesses of clients inclusive of mental assessment and give proper individualized care and treatment in line with Baylor Uganda Clinical Policies and SOPs, Monitor adverse drug reactions, disease progression and community follow up and provide appropriate management including referral of complicated cases to higher levels of management in line with Baylor Uganda Clinical Policies and SOPs, Prepare reports on the progress of the study participants and shares it with the study team.
Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery.
  • The candidate must have at least two (2) years working experience in clinic or hospital based services & experience in HIV/AIDS &ART
  • 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 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 '