KEMRI Clinical Officer Jobs in Kenya
KEMRI Clinical Officer Jobs in KenyaProgram descriptionThis program is a collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, and other organizations and donors.
It involves conducting research and programmatic support for activities related to Malaria, HIV, Tuberculosis and other diseases.
Due to its continued growth, the program seeks to fill the position of a Clinical Officer within Antenatal Research Collaborative (ARC) study.
Collection of high dimensional longitudinal clinical data
Making brief summary of the clinical cause of illness of the enrolled cases
Conducting detailed clinical data abstraction from the medical records of enrolled cases to a web based system or other
Diagnose danger signs of pregnancy and make appropriate referral
Present clinical data to consultants
Deliver study determined causes of death to the family members of enrolled
Support the process of study sensitization/feedback to the communities, health facilities, MOH leadership and other partners
Assess pregnancy, childbirth and healthcare-related factors that may affect outcomes for mothers or their babies
Provide basic triage to study participants
Enroll and follow-up study participants
Participate in antenatal, perinatal and post-natal care of study participants
Maintain strict confidentiality and participants’ privacy
Maintain adequate quantities of required clinic supplies
Ensure high quality accurate data collection and recording of confidential clinical data
Develop and reviews study Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by immediate supervisor
Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized Institution
Minimum of 3-year clinical experience, post internship in a busy clinical research environment
Be registered with Clinical Officers Council and in possession of a valid practicing
Experience with collection of high dimensional longitudinal data
Good interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work with minimal supervision and have a high standard for research ethics
Fluency in both English and Swahili, written and
Strong leadership and excellent organizational skills
Be interested and willing to work in a mortality and antenatal research study
Desired Knowledge/Skills & Abilities
Ability to withstand postmortem procedures
Computer literacy, record keeping skills and meticulous attention to detail
Ability to communicate with tact, diplomacy to bereaved family members
Ability to work in a complex multidisciplinary group, especially in MOH set-up
Be a team player
Terms of Employment
Employment is a one (1) year renewable contract with probation period for the first 3 months.
Salary is negotiable within the appropriate KEMRI salary scale depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency.
Applications MUST include the following
Letter of Application (INDICATE VACANCY NUMBER)
Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address
Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
Copies of Certificates and Transcripts
Contact telephone number
How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send in their applications to:
The Deputy Director, KEMRI-CGHR,
P. O. Box 1578- 40100,
Applications are due no later than: March 26, 2020.
Kemri is an equal opportunity employer commited to diversity; persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.
Kemri does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including application, interview and processing of offer letter.
If asked for a fee, report such request immediately
Only short listed candidates will be contacted
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