Makerere University Clinical Officer Jobs in Uganda

Makerere University Clinical Officer Jobs in Uganda


Position Summary

  • The candidate will provide support to the study or services supervisor in medical assessment of participants, collecting important clinical details, performing clinical examinations and relevant tests and performing follow up data collection in the clinic/field.

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Managing and accounting for allocated resources.

  • Participating in research activities.

  • Adhering to professional codes of conduct and ethics.

  • Participating in continuous professional Development activities.

  • Preparing and submitting periodic reports.

  • Ensure proper documentation of the history, examination findings, provide health education to potential participants (as guided by standard operating procedures (SOP)).

  • Seeking informed consent from potential participants (as per informed consent SOP).

  • Collection of data and biological specimens as well as proper labelling and handling of data forms and specimens as per pertinent SOPs.

  • Clinical evaluation and care of participants in consultation with study physicians and offer pre- test counselling to participants.

  • Ensure patient safety and confidentiality.
    Actively participate in weekly CME’s

  • Conduct health education to potential participants (as guided by standard operating procedures (SOP).

  • Perform any other duties as requested, including but not limited to, running Antiretroviral Therapy Clinics.

    Required Education, Experience and Knowledge

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Heath from a recognized institute.

  • At least 5 years of post-qualification professional experience.

  • Experience in HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and
    Treatment including Antiretroviral Therapy.

  • Must be registered with the Allied Health professionals’ Council. The applicant should have a valid Annual Practicing License APL Fluency in verbal and written English and Luganda.

  • Experience of living and working in a rural environment.

  • Formal training in HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Treatment including Antiretroviral Therapy and Palliative Care.

  • Use of computers including word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint, email and Internet.

  • Experience working in a clinical or biomedical research setting.

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated.

    Physical Ability

  • The ability to work and stay in Kayunga. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to professionally communicate in writing, verbally or by other means deemed appropriate

    Supervisory Controls

  • The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Field Research Supervisor - PHE

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Makerere University Clinical Officer Jobs in Uganda


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