GLOBAL HEALTH UGANDA

A Multi-Disciplinary Research Collaboration

GLOBAL HEALTH UGANDA

A Multi-Disciplinary Research Collaboration

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A Multi-Disciplinary Research Collaboration

Psychiatric Clinical Officer (1 Position-Full Time)

Ref: GHU 006/2020
Global Health Uganda (GHU) is a registered not-for-profit, limited liability company with the mission to promote child health by conducting and facilitating quality and relevant research in child health, neurodevelopment and interventions.
GHU is inviting applications for the following positions for the MIND STUDY based in Jinja.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Obtaining informed consent from caregivers of eligible patients as per protocol, in accordance with GCP and HSP principles.
• Counsel and explain study procedures to the caregivers of study participants.
• Carry out psychiatry assessments on study participants.
• Complete study CRFs, correctly and accurately in compliance with study procedures / SOPs and GCP standards.
• Obtaining of appropriate samples/specimens from study participants as per protocol and ensuring that the samples are sent to the appropriate labs.
• Ensure study participant safety and privacy, and data integrity and confidentiality.
• Provide emergency nursing care for study participants as per protocol.

Skills and Person specifications:
• The ideal candidate should possess at least a Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry from a recognized institution.
• Experience in research work is an added advantage.
• MUST be fluent in Lusoga and other local languages used in the area.
• Should have done a form of GCP with an updated certificate.
• Good communication and interpersonal skills.
• Personal integrity, flexible attitude and proactive.
• Excellent organization and planning skills with ability to handle work in an efficient manner.

Application Procedure:
Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should submit a detailed CV, a TYPED cover letter, all necessary academic documents and the contact details of three work related referees all in one PDF document addressed to the: Human Resource Officer, Global Health Uganda, P.O BOX 33842, Kampala, Uganda.
Please send your application to the email hr@globalhealthuganda.org not later than November 15, 2020 by 5:00pm.
We appreciate your application however; only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application has been unsuccessful.

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