Entry Level Medical Doctor – Research NGO Job Opportunities – Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Organization: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Report to: Investigator of Records
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Uganda (Baylor -Uganda) is a private not for profit NGO that provides: HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention services; maternal child health services; Health Professional training and Clinical Research.
Job Summary: The Medical Doctor – Research will conduct clinical -patient assessment for participants in clinical studies, provide medical care and treatment to clients and their care takers, & contribute to continuous professional development.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide clinical assessment and evaluation of health or illnesses of clients and give individualized care and treatment
  • Provide appropriate advice, health education and counselling, determine the eligibility of participants for enrolment in the study
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the side effects of the investigational study product, schedule of visits
  • Provide test results
  • Prescribe study products
  • Guides and implements the appropriate medical management of adverse events
  • Ensures timely reporting of SAEs and EAEs
  • Keenly monitor adverse drug reactions, disease progression and community follow up and provide appropriate management
  • Provides counselling to participant
  • Completes forms
  • Prepares and presents
  • Register the microbiology laboratory results, trace patients with critical laboratory results and make monthly reports
  • Conduct capacity building
  • Carry out operational research; write out relevant abstracts
  • Perform tissue biopsies on patients, follow up results then trace and initiate patients with critical results on appropriate treatment and/or refer to them for higher levels of management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Baylor Uganda Medical Doctor – Research job opportunity should hold a  Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery or equivalent from a recognised institution
  • One year of working experience in HIV/AIDS research, internship in Paediatrics, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Two years’ experience in a clinic or hospital based services. Experience in HIV/AIDS & ART is important
  • The applicant must be registered with the Uganda Medical & Dental Practitioners council.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to the address below including a detailed CV demonstrating possession of the job requirements, current position, names and addresses of three referees i.e. email and phone addresses, copies of professional/academic documents, email address, and day time telephone contact. The applicant must have at most a credit 6 in Math and English.
Send applications via E-mail to: applications@baylor-Uganda.org.
The Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda,
P.O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 17th January 2018

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