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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Study Midwife Job at Baylor - Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Study Midwife

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: Study Midwife
01 Position, Kampala
Reporting to the Study Coordinator, the successful candidate will review and monitor the implementation of systems and procedures for managing research study as well as provide technical support in line with the study protocol and GCP guidelines.
Overall responsibilities: The study midwife identifying and screening study potential participants for IMPAACT studies, obtaining all necessary information as per the specific study protocols, Obtain written informed consent from potential participants who would be attending ANC, Labour ward and postnatal clinic, Provide Pre and post-test HIV counselling to mothers, Manage all stages of labour for potential or study participants, conduct general examination and carryout study specific procedures for all potential or study participants pre and post entry into the study, take off study‘ specific samples required from the study participants after consent, package them well and hand them to the laboratory personnel for shipment, collect and file any required data for completion of case repo|1 forms during their interaction of the study participants, provide neonatal care to the new - born study participants while utilizing the baby's matrix and appreciate data collection tools, treat their minor illness and refill appreciate drugs, prepare and submit weekly reports.
Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
  • Diploma in midwifery
  • The candidate must have at least three (3) years working experience in Midwifery and 3years and a minimum of 1 years’ experience in research.
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 '