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Uganda , Mbarara, East Africa

Full-time

Deadline: 

October 18, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Describing, measuring, quantifying and comparing situations was the main mission of Epicentre at its creation in 1986. Today Epicentre conducts field epidemiology activities, research projects and training sessions in support of Médecins Sans Frontières' (MSF) goals of providing medical assistance in areas where people are suffering from conflict, epidemics, disasters or where access to care is inadequate or non-existent.

Job Title

Study Medical Doctor job at Epicentre

Job Description

To support the Investigators in the implementation of the study and ensuring that procedures are followed according to protocol and Standard Operating Procedures

Duties and Responsibilities

Job Description

  • To support the Investigators in the implementation of the study and ensuring that procedures are followed according to protocol and Standard Operating Procedures

  • To participate in the informed consent process and clinical assessment of study participants for inclusions in the studies according to the inclusion and exclusion criteria.

  • To ensure that all clinical and biological testing required by the study is done at inclusion and during the follow-up visits.

  • Complete case report forms following CRF completion guidelines, ICH-GCP and SOP

  • Provide adequate medical care to study participants and ensure appropriate referral and follow up in liaison with the study Coordinator.

  • To take up any study specific responsibilities delegated to him/her by the Study Coordinator.

  • To ensure proper use of the study specific materials and equipment

  • Provide support to the communication team in the implementation of the communication plan, as requested by the Study Coordinator.

  • Provide regular support to lower cadres.

  • Participate in support supervision, training, needs assessments in health units

  • To participate in the training related to the research studies as deemed appropriate by the Director and the investigators.

  • Participate in the meetings of the medical department and different study meetings as required by the investigators.

  • To participate in the meetings and trainings related to research studies as deemed appropriate by the Director and the Investigators and other general activities of the research base.


Qualifications and Competencies

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of surgery (MBChB) (Mandatory)


Experience:

  • Experience in Clinical Medical practice for at least 1 year (Mandatory) Previous experience in clinical research (preferred) ICH-GCP


Language:

  • Fluent in English, Rukiga and/ Runyankole, Spoken and written (Mandatory)


Competencies:

  • Knowledge of MS office, Excel and other electronic databases (Preferred) Teamwork, flexibility, commitment and service

How to Apply

APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE DONE ONLINE:
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