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Vacancy No. CRDR/01/10/22

Location: Centre for Respiratory Diseases Research-Siaya and Nairobi

Reports to: Study Coordinator

Qualifications

  • Must have Diploma in Clinical Medicine and a registered Member with a valid practicing license from the Clinical Officers Council of Kenya
  • At least 2 year post-internship experience in clinical management of patients
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office suite
  • Fluency in English, Swahili (and Luo languages for Siaya site)
  • Must be willing to reside in/within the study sites
  • Experience working in a research study
  • Certificate in “Good Clinical Practice” and/or “Human Subjects Protection”
  • ability to work well with the public, to work well in a team, and to collaborate with counterparts
  • Be flexible to work within the existing structures and rules of the clinics and hospitals
  • Willingness to learn and do requisite training on human subject protection.

Major duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop a good understanding of TB treatment, and provide clinical services to people living with TB.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the study’s goals and activities to conduct the study
  • Perform screening & consenting and enrollment of participants,
  • Perform physical examination, take medical history, prescribe medication and make follow up of enrolled participants
  • Make diagnoses and decisions on patient’s management according to study protocols and the recommended national guidelines
  • Document applicable study data during all study procedures
  • Clinically manage ill participants and conduct clinical procedures and collect biological samples when

Terms of employment:

Contract for one (1) year, renewable as per KEMRI scheme of service. Probation period for the first 3 months. Salary negotiable depending on experience and demonstrated competency.

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How to Apply

Applications should include the following:

  • Letter of Application (INDICATE VACANCY NUMBER)
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address
  • Copies of Certificates, Diplomas or Transcripts

Applications should be sent to
Deputy Director/PI,
KEMRI (CRDR) TB VACC TRIALS,
P.O. Box 47855-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.

Email: crdr@kemri.go.ke. not later than 26th October 2022