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KEMRI Clinical Officer Job in Kilifi

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Reference Number: CO-01-11

Category: Clinical Healthcare and Research

Salary: 73,706

Grade: 4.8

Location: Kilifi

Country: Kenya


The post holder will work closely with the principal investigator and clinical team to collect research data for the INTERGROWTH 21st study, whilst contributing to the provision of clinical care within the maternity and antenatal departments.

The study will incorporate ultrasound into antenatal care in Kilifi District Hospital as a means of assessing gestational age of pregnancies. The post holder will be required to liaise with staff on allied studies.

Reporting Lines:

The post reports to the Principal Investigator (s), senior study and clinical staff and has no supervisory responsibility.

Key Responsibilities:
• To provide high quality clinical care for women attending Kilifi District Hospital for antenatal care and delivery.
• Develop practical skills in accordance with the data needs of the study, which may include obstetric ultrasound scanning and biological sample processing. Full training will be provided for these skills.
• To participate in all aspects of research and data collection.
• To participate in clinical audit and opportunities for continuing medical education – attending and presenting in seminars and participating in staff training events.
• Plus any ad hoc tasks as and when required by the Principal Investigator.

Skills and Competence:

• Diploma or higher National Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery

Post holder will have:
• Experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and/or Ultrasound
• Experience in hospital based studies and data collection for research
• Training in Good Clinical Practice
• Ability to work independently and be able to prioritise their work
• Good communication skills and ability to work within a team.

Any other information: Females are encouraged to apply

How to apply

Visit KEMRI career site here to apply

Candidates must supply an email and telephone contact that will be used when offering interviews. The application closing date is 28th January 2011. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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