Study Coordinator Job Careers – Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Job Title:       Study  Coordinator

Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Duty Station:

Reports to: Project   Manager

About US:

The Infectious
Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit research organization.
IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including Malaria, HIV and
Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 300 publications and have impacted
on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC currently manages over
41 Grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was established in May
2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University College of Health
Sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the Uganda Ministry of

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Management of the     overall daily operation of
the study clinics including overseeing all  recruitment and follow up of study participants and  data management activities

·       Coordination of staff ensuring the      study clinic is open Mon-Sun  8.00am to 5.00pm including weekend

·       Supervising     
clinicians, home visitors, clinic manager, and the lab coordinator

·       Conduct patient evaluations including screening
interviews, initial and follow up visits

·       Provide obstetric care to enrolled
participants including conducting cesarean sections whenever needed.

·       Ensure accurate and proper completion on
enrollment activities, including informed consenting procedures

·       Facilitating and monitoring of scheduling,     follow 
up, including  auditing of case report forms

·       Ensuring  proper daily    laboratory  operations including   specimens  orrectly labeled, sent   for
processing, follow up on laboratory
results and transfer  to study forms

·       Review and correct      study forms for accuracy and completion

·       Communication with Masafu Hospital staff
regarding clinic referrals or          hospitalization
of study patients if needed

·       Take     lead
in AE reporting activities

·       Manage study funds related to supplies and
participant reimbursement

·       Communicate 
regularly with project leaders about study progress and issues        through regular conference calls (must
be comfortable using email regularly)

·       Conducting      regular study   staff      meetings

·       Maintaining good communication      between the study team and Masafu              Hospital administration

Key Result Areas/Outputs

·       Number of participants correctly enrolled

·       Adverse events properly identified, managed, and
reported in time

·       Number laboratory      results entered in the case record forms

·       Adequate coverage      of the study clinic

·       Attending/conducting study meetings

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal applicant must be fully registered
with the Uganda Dental and Medical Practitioner’s  Council and must have a valid annual practicing license

·       Experience working in an Obstetrics and Gynecology
setting and ability to make  obstetric care decisions independently and conducting cesarean sections

·       Good computer, communication and interpersonal

·       At least two years progressive work experience
in a research setting especially in HIV and malaria research will be an added advantage

·       Demonstrated ability to work in a team and fast
paced environment

·       Candidate must have great attention to detail,
high levels of confidentiality And integrity

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates please Email your applications to:

The Human Resource Manager,

Infectious Diseases ResearchCollaboration (IDRC)

Email to:

·       All  applications
must be accompanied by the following documents (PDF & Word        version only): Current CV with contact details of professional referees, an     application letter and Bachelors degree, Advanced and Ordinary level
academic certificates/transcript only. Please    
do not attach other certificates.

·       Submission of incomplete or inaccurate
documents will render the applicant ineligible for consideration for the job

·       Applications cannot be amended following

·       Please Note 
That Only Shortlisted Candidates Will Be Contacted  Further.           

Deadline:  Friday
24th April 2020 by 5:00pm

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