Data Jobs – Research Officer at Mengo Hospital

Job Title:      Research Officer
Organization: Mengo Hospital
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager
(HIV/AIDS)
About US:
Mengo Hospital was founded in 1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest
hospital in Uganda. It currently serves as an urban community hospital that
provides modern medical care. Mengo Hospital provides comprehensive care
including radiology, obstetrics, dentistry, orthopedics, and surgery.
Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides critical training and education to health
professionals through its various programs in midwifery and nursing, health
sciences, and laboratory technology. Mengo Hospital also has a dedicated
research and development team that works to find new solutions to health issues
in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Research
Officer will provide support in carrying out research programs and activities
in Mengo Hospital.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will prepare literature
    reviews to understand medical complications and identify best practice.
  • The Research Officer will also screen and
    enroll study participants
  • Administer study informed consent to study
    participants
  • Carry out prospective data collection from
    patients, patient records, and hospital processes and operations.
  • Collect service and research data from
    study participants using standard tools
  • Perform data entry and data cleaning.
  • Assist with data analysis as may be
    requested
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations from
    investigations done.
  • Compile and submit progress reports
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Social Sciences or related field
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in
    clinical research field
  • Certificates in Good Clinical Practice are
    an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational
    skills.
  • Effectively work with minimum supervision.
  • Skills in interviewing adults.
  • Computer literacy skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their
application letters attached with a CV, copies of academic/training
certificates and testimonials, professional membership certificates indicating
three (3) referees and a reliable e-mail /telephone contact, addressed to:
Medical Director,
Mengo Hospital,
P.O. Box 7161, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 19th May 2017
by 5:00pm

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