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
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
About Kemri Trust
The KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) is based within the KEMRI Centre for Geographic Medical Research – (Coast). Our core activities are funded by the Wellcome Trust. We conduct integrated epidemiological, social, laboratory and clinical research in parallel, with results feeding into local and international health policy. Our research platforms include state-of-the-art laboratories, a demographic surveillance system covering a quarter of a million residents, partnership with Kilifi County Hospital in health care and hospital surveillance, a clinical trials facility, a vibrant community engagement programme and a dedicated training facility.
The KWTRP leadership includes the Executive Director Philip Bejon, the KEMRI Centre Director Benjamin Tsofa, the Ag. Nairobi Programme director Mike English and the Chief Operating Officer Catherine Kenyatta.