KEMRI Clinical Officers Jobs in Kenya

Program description: The Centre for Respiratory Diseases Research (CRDR) would like to fill vacancy in the following positions: Clinical Officers for the VPM1002 TB vaccine project.

POSITION: Clinical Officers, MR 8 (2 Positions)
Location: Centre for Respiratory Diseases Research, NAIROBI
Reports to: Medical Officer and Study Coordinator

Basic Functions:

The clinical officer will report to the Medical officer and study coordinator. The primary responsibilities for the position is to verify protocol eligibility, complete study forms, conduct physical examinations and
complete source documents, dispense medicine and refer participants for further medical checkup when necessary.


  • Develop a good understanding of study protocols.
  • Triaging and emergency management of study participants
  • Provide clinical services to study participants.
  • Obtaining informed consent.
  • Perform data entry from Source notes to sponsor electronic case report forms

    Essential Requirements:

  • Must have Diploma or certificate in Clinical Medicine.
  • Minimum of 1 year clinical experience.
  • Research experience an added advantage.

    Skills’ knowledge and Abilities.

  • Excellent management and communication skills, ability to work well with the public, to work well in a team, and to collaborate with counterparts
  • Be flexible to work within the existing structures and rules of the clinics and hospitals

    Terms of Employment

    A one (1) year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service

    and a Probation period for the first 3 months.

    Remuneration: salary and benefits are based on the KEMRI scheme of service

    How to apply

    Applications should 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, Diplomas or Transcripts
  • Contact telephone number

    A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed above should be sent to the following address to be received not later than not later than 22nd May 2018.

    The Director
    Kenya Medical Research Institute
    P.O. Box 54840-00200

    Attn: Assistant Director, Human Resources
    Or send by email to [email protected]

    For more information and job application details, see; KEMRI Clinical Officers Jobs in Kenya

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