7 Clinical Officer Jobs at Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Organisation: Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)
Reports to: Study or Services
Supervisor
Duty Station: Uganda



About
RHSP:
Rakai Health Sciences
Program is a collaborative Bio-medical research and service delivery
organization. It strives to improve the quality of life of the local population
through a combination of community based research, curative services and
prevention strategies in the district of Rakai, South Western Uganda. It is
based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute – Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai
District.
Job
Summary:
The Clinical
Officer 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.



Key
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The
    Officer will do the collection of qualitative and quantitative data by
    administering study or service a questionnaire or using electronic
    methods.
  • The
    Officer will also 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 the respondents in the study
    communities.

Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
  • Possess
    a Diploma in clinical medicine and public health from a reputable
    institution.
  • Possess
    a valid registration with the relevant licensing body
  • Working
    experience of at least 1 year in a reputable healthy organization is an
    added advantage
  • Certificates
    in good clinical practice and Human subjects Protection, experience
    conducting research and HIV care work is added advantage but not a
    requirement.
  • Ability
    to ride a motorcycle within the study or service areas of Rakai district
    is an added advantage.
  • Willingness
    to reside in Rakai district.
  • Good
    interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Fluent
    in Luganda the local language
  • Ability
    to work under minimum supervision.
How
to apply:

All those willing to work with Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) should
submit their applications including an application letter, valid academic
documents and detailed resume (C.V) with three recognizable referees
 to:

The Human Resource Manager


Rakai Health Sciences Program,


P.O. Box 279, Kalisizo, Uganda

E-mail: info@rhsp.org
Deadline:
14th June, 2013


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