Clinical Officer

  • Kemri Trust
  • Kilifi, Kilifi County, Kenya
  • Dec 15, 2017 - Dec 27, 2017
Full time Health Care

Job Description


  • Play a leading role in screening and enrolment of eligible participants into the trial.
  • Provide clinical care to research subjects on the paediatric high dependency unit (HDU) and general ward, maintain study documentation and ensure adherence to the study protocol.
  • Ensure all study procedures are followed and all the relevant forms completed prior to discharge of each participant.
  • Conduct clinical reviews for all study participant during follow up visits and ensure collection of samples.
  • Complete adverse event forms promptly following any adverse events
  • Regularly update the COAST trial management team on status of the study
  • Attend and participate in COAST trial meetings and other meetings as needed
  • Serve as first on call clinician for the paediatric clinical service, contributing to a rota of at least 1 in 7.
  • Attend clinical skills training and updates when required to.


  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine
  • Registered by the Kenya Clinical Officers Council
  • At least 3 years clinical experience with a keen interest in paediatrics
  • Knowledge / experience in organisation of clinical trials is an added advantage
  • GCP certification
  • Computer literate with proficiency and experience in using email applications and Microsoft applications such as Word and Excel.


  • Excellent diagnostic skills
  • Attentive to detail with strong follow through ability
  • Confidentiality and strong ethics
  • Able and willing to take and follow instruction and to learn
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Team worker, able to work in a multi-cultural environment, punctual and high integrity
  • Well groomed; neat and clean in appearance