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Nov 8, 2017

KEMRI / UW Clinical Officer Job in Homa Bay, Kenya

The KEMRI / University of Washington Study

The KEMRI / UW research collaboration aims to conduct interdisciplinary, setting-specific research aimed at improving the lives of women and children living in Kenya. 

Specifically our research strives to understand various infectious diseases afflicting these populations and testing interventions. 

We are looking for motivated, committed, and honest staff members to join our team.
 

Job Title: Clinical Officer 

MR/7 

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Location:
KEMRI / UW Homa Bay Site Office

Report to: Study Coordinator
Job Description: The Clinical Officer will be responsible for screening, examining, and enrolling participants in the study and conducting follow-up appointments with participants and caregivers. 

The Clinical Officer will perform physical exams, collect health history, and ascertain other relevant information from caregivers using standardized case report forms. 

This staff member is also responsible for management of any side effects of the study intervention and for collecting and tracking adverse event and protocol violations that may occur over the study period. 

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The Clinical Officer will also assist with miscellaneous KEMRI/UW study activities including data entry, data query response, attend trainings, weekly reporting, on this and other related studies.

Required Qualifications:
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery
  • Holds a current practicing license
  • Three years of working experience as a clinical officer
  • Demonstrated competency in standard specimen processing
  • Computer literate
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and listening skills
  • Must be able to work in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability, and integrity
  • Basic computer skills
  • Detail-oriented
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated track record working in busy clinic
  • Experience working with paediatrics
  • Research experience
Effort: 100%

Terms of Employment: One (1)  year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service and a probation period for the first 3 months.

Remuneration: Compensation is negotiable within a relevant grade, based on educational levels, relevant experience and demonstrated competency. 

The salary scheme is based on the KEMRI salary scales.

How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please CLICK HERE to complete the application form and then send an application with your current CV that contains details of your qualifications, experience and the full time telephone number and names and addresses of 3 referees to Email address: [email protected] to reach us by 17th November, 2017 at 4.00 p.m.
 
KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY; PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. 

KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY

Note: Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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