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Clinical Officer - Migori

Closing: May 22, 2024

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Published: May 14, 2024 (4 days ago)

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Person Specifications

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery;
  • Registration Certificate from the Clinical Officers’ Council;
  • Membership to a relevant professional body;
  • At least three years’ experience working in a clinical trial or research setting will be an added advantage
  • Certificate in “Good Clinical Practice” and/or “Human Subjects Protection”


Responsibilities

Person Specifications

  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery;
  • Registration Certificate from the Clinical Officers’ Council;
  • Membership to a relevant professional body;
  • At least three years’ experience working in a clinical trial or research setting will be an added advantage
  • Certificate in “Good Clinical Practice” and/or “Human Subjects Protection”


The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail: -

  • Implementing pre-clinical and clinical research projects and/or supervise designated aspects of the work;
  •  General diagnosis, care, treatment and provision of specialized clinical care for study participants;
  •  Assist in carrying out fieldwork and pre-clinical and clinical experimental procedures;
  •  Carry out experimental and/or developmental work;
  •  Contributing to interpretation and validation of results;
  •  Conduct community diagnosis, care and treatment during Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities;
  •  Assist in organization of the internal scientific seminars;
  •  Maintaining the scientific pre-clinical and clinical facility
  •  Lead the development of a study monitoring plan;
  •  Lead stakeholder engagement activities at relevant stages of the project;
  •  Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) for all data collection and processing as well as for the management and deployment of study drugs;
  •  Manage field-based teams to ensure timely data collection, data quality control (quantitative data) and data processing (transcription and translation of audio files) according to SOPs;
  •  Work with data managers and Co-investigators to code and analyse data and lead in writing reports, publications, and manuscripts in close collaboration with the Consortium PI based in Liverpool. To present study updates at meetings as necessary;
  •  Oversight of procurement and inventory of all study drugs, supplies and equipment; 
  •  Implement capacity-building efforts to increase and expand the skills of local counterparts and field team technicians;
  •  Plan and coordinate meetings for both internal project staff and external collaborators/visitors;
  •  Host/participate in scheduled conference calls with the international study partners;
  •  Conduct performance appraisal of study site staff in liaison with the relevant technical supervisors of the staff members in Kenya.


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