Makerere University Walter Reed Project Medical Officer Jobs in Uganda

Makerere University Walter Reed Project Medical Officer Jobs in Uganda

Position Number: MUWRP/04/11/2022

Position Title: Medical Officer (4) Positions

Position Location: Mukono General Hospital (2) & Kampala (2)- Please specify location preference location

Contract Tenure: 6 months with a possibility of extension subject to availability of funding.

Position Summary

The candidate will serve as a Medical Officer for the Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) Clinical trial at the Mukono General Hospital study site.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the study coordinator to implement a COVID-19 vaccine trial and all related procedures as approved by IRB.

  • Participate in screening, conducting medical assessments and enrolling participants into the trial.

  • Take medial history, conduct physical examination, diagnose and manage medical conditions and refer for further management where necessary

  • Compliance with study procedures and GCP/ICH guidelines.

  • Ensure participant safety and confidentiality.

  • Writing and implementing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the study site.

  • Documentation of procedures, processes and events as required by approved SOPs

  • Support the teams to ensure accurate and quality data.

  • Actively participate in generating and designing research protocols including public health evaluations.

  • Participate in writing manuscripts and publications

  • Assist Study coordinator in implementing the clinical trial.

    Required Education, Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery
    2 years of working experience

    Technical Skills and Abilities

  • Strong leadership and communication skills.

  • Experience or with skill in conducting clinical trials

  • Demonstrated ability to generate and develop scientific research concepts

  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training.

  • Research Ethics Training

  • Knowledge of Regulatory Procedures.

  • Experience of living and working in a rural environment

    Supervisory controls: The individual will serve under the immediate supervision of the Senior Medical Officer.

    Physical Ability: Ability to professionally communicate in writing and verbally or other means deemed appropriate.

    The ability to frequently travel between MUWRP sites in Uganda.

    For more information and job application details, see: Makerere University Walter Reed Project Medical Officer Jobs in Uganda

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