Medical Officer @ Global Health Uganda

Ref: GHU 004/2018

Global Health Uganda (GHU) is a registered not for profit, limited liability company with the mission to promote child health by conducting and facilitating quality and relevant research in child health, neurodevelopment and interventions.

GHU is conducting a clinical trial, the ZIPS study (the use of Zinc for Infection Prevention in Sickle cell Anaemia) which will be based at Nalufenya children’s hospital in Jinja.

Medical Officer (1 position)

Job Summary:

  1. The Medical Officer will be responsible for the day to day clinical aspects of the study.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Identifying and Screening of patients for possible enrolment into the study according to the protocol.
  2. Recruitment and enrollment of eligible patients into the study.
  3. Providing emergency and continuous medical care to children taking part in the study for the duration of the study.

Skills and Person specifications:

  • The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree M.B.Ch.B. Completion of Internship and registered with the Medical Council.
  • Demonstrated research experience in pediatrics is an added advantage.
  • Excellent organization and planning skills with ability to handle work in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Hardworking, enthusiastic about research.
  • Should have completed some form of human participants training in research and /or Good clinical practice.
  • Knowledge of the local languages used in the area (Luganda and Lusoga) will be an added advantage.

Application procedure:

Candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV, a TYPED cover letter, all necessary academic documents and the contact details of two work related referees to: The Human Resource Manager, Global Health Uganda, Plot 667 Mawanda Road, first turn on the right after the Mawanda Road Police Station starting Thursday 24th May 2018 and not later than Wednesday 6th June 2018 at 12:00pm. We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date we regret that your application has been unsuccessful.

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Quality Assurance Officer @ Global Health Uganda

Ref: GHU 004/2018
Quality Assurance Officer (1 position)

Job Summary: The Quality Assurance Officer will continually monitor data collection procedures and data management practices at every level of the study.

Key Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Ensuring that data generated during the study reflect what is specified in the protocol (case report form vs. protocol).
  2. Comparing data in the CRF and data collected in source documents for accuracy (CRF vs. source documents).
  3. Ensuring that the data analyzed are the data recorded in the CRF (database vs. CRF).
  4. The person will perform periodic operational checks within each functional department to verify that clinical data are generated, collected, handled and reported according to the protocol, SOPs, and GCPs.

Person specifications:

  • A university degree in a relevant field.
  • Proven ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Extensive experience in clinical research.
  • Prior experience in similar position.

Application procedure:

Candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV, a TYPED cover letter, all necessary academic documents and the contact details of two work related referees to: The Human Resource Manager, Global Health Uganda, Plot 667 Mawanda Road, first turn on the right after the Mawanda Road Police Station starting Thursday 24th May 2018 and not later than Wednesday 6th June 2018 at 12:00pm. We appreciate your application however, only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date we regret that your application has been unsuccessful.

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Data Entrant @ Global Health Uganda

Ref: GHU 004/2018
Data Entrant (1 position)

Key Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Enter study data from different data sources.
  2. Weekly data backup for all study data.
  3. Database management (editing and verification).
  4. Prepare data for computer entry by compiling and sorting information and establishing entry priorities.
  5. Reviewing data for correctness, resolving discrepancies by using standard procedures or returning incomplete documents to the team leader for resolution.

Person specifications:

  • A degree in Information Technology or Computer science or related field.
  • Experience in working with various databases.
  • Good data entry skills with attention to detail, confidentiality, thoroughness and a high energy level.
  • Experience in research data entry in a research setting is an added advantage.

Application procedure:

Candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV, a TYPED cover letter, all necessary academic documents and the contact details of two work related referees to: The Human Resource Manager, Global Health Uganda, Plot 667 Mawanda Road, first turn on the right after the Mawanda Road Police Station starting Thursday 24th May 2018 and not later than Wednesday 6th June 2018 at 12:00pm. We appreciate your application, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date we regret that your application has been unsuccessful.

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