Jobs in Uganda - Study Medical Officer job at Infectious Diseases Institute


Infectious Diseases Institute

Study Medical Officer job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 15 November 2021

Hiring Organization: Infectious Diseases Institute

Job Details:

Job Summary:
The study medical officer will ensure that patients presenting at the OPD or on the medical
wards, meeting criteria, are identified, correctly consented to, and enrolled on the study. You
will work with a multi-disciplinary team and will equally have leadership roles delegated as
deemed fit. Skills in advanced care for patients with sepsis, and potential Viral Haemorrhagic
Fever, will also be developed, as will skills in the use of Point of care ultrasound to aid diagnoses
(POCUS), so that you can assist in leading the team in managing these cases, supporting staff at
FPRRH to develop their skills in these areas as well. This role will support a medical officer
interested in developing their internal or emergency medicine skills, among others.

Key Responsibilities:
• Implement the research protocol(s) at the FPRRH research site by working with a multidisciplinary study team which will include but is not limited to physicians, medical
• officers, nurses, laboratory staff and the laboratory clerk
• Regularly participate in the ongoing IPC training, and high-dependency interventions for
• sepsis / VHF training in drills and other simulation exercises both at Fort Portal and other
• sites as applicable
• Active participation in the identification, investigation, safe isolation, and care of both
• suspect and confirmed cases of Viral haemorrhagic fevers presenting at FPRRH
• Ensure that clinical research is conducted in the highest ethical and academic standards
• as stipulated in the research protocols
• Participate in/ deliver CME to the JMEDICC team and keep up to date with the latest
• developments in the management of severely ill medical patients, sepsis, and filovirus
• haemorrhagic fevers
• Consent, enrol and follow up research participants
• Carry out research-related investigations on study participants
• Follow up research participants, review patient files and labs to ensure completeness and
• continuity of care
• Provide medical care for study participants and routine care for FPRRH patients in the
• medical wards
• Refer patients for additional assessment as appropriate
• Ensure that research participant data is checked for completeness and respond to all
• queries raised by the QC team in redcap
• Liaise with the physician concerning patient management
• Attend all study meetings
• Perform any other duties that may be reasonably necessary for carrying out the study
• protocol as directed by the study coordinator, physician, or designee


Qualification requirements:
• Bachelors degree of Medicine and Surgery
• Complete and up-to-date registration with the UMDPC
• Commitment to support for at least two years following a successful recruitment
• Previous VHF training
• Previous experience of working in a Covid-19 Treatment Unit
• Relevant Point of care ultrasound scan training • Complete and up-to-date registration with the UMDPC • Commitment to support for at least two years following a successful recruitment • Previous VHF training • Previous experience of working in a Covid-19 Treatment Unit • Relevant Point of care ultrasound scan training

Application procedure

Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in this position should
send their CVs, including details of email address, present position, current remuneration,
Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the
stipulated email address not later than 15th, November 2021. Please follow this link
https://idi.mak.ac.ug/hrms  to apply for the position above.

Key Notes:
IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees
at any stage of the recruitment process.
Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a
period of at least one year will be given priority.
Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one PDF
document.
Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.
Please note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your
application will not be considered.
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Date Posted: 2021-11-08

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