Research Doctor - Klerksdorp (CRD/AU0663/TM

Client Aurum Group
Reference # CRD/AU0663/TM
Published 21/04/2017
Location South Africa
Introduction
The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in TB and HIV integration. We are focused on researching, supporting and implementing integrated approaches to managing TB and HIV.

Job Functions Clinical,Research
Industries Ngo / Non-Profit
Specification
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
•Responsible for project coordination and management through:
1. Clinical tasks:
•Take medical histories and conduct physical examinations on study participants according to protocol
•Assess potential study participants to determine eligibility for study participation according to protocol requirements
•Follow up participants according to protocol requirements, including safety management and reporting
•Manage study participants that develop medical complications arising from, or during, study procedures.
•Report on study participants according to regulatory and sponsor requirements
•Refer participants for further management
•Apply medical judgment related to adverse event reporting; and follow up thereof
2. Research study-related tasks:
•Conduct procedures related to the enrolment and follow up of study participants
•Complete, compile and submit study case report forms (CRFs) and source documentation accurately, comprehensively, timeously and according to GCP standards
•Respond timeously and accurately in keeping with GCP to data queries from Lab, QA and Data staff
•Monitor and report on the safety of trial participants
•Process and store study documents with strict adherence to documentation handling procedures.
•Evaluate and ensure appropriate follow up of, laboratory findings in accordance with research findings.
3. Managerial Tasks:
•Assist with recruitment, orientation, supervision and performance management of junior clinical staff
•Monitor and through training, correct research nurses’ skills in taking medical histories from, conducting physical examinations on, and providing treatment for selected primary health conditions to study participants.
•Develop and manage the system to ensure sufficient stock of all clinical supplies.
4. Communication and Education:
•Ensure an exceptionally respectful and friendly rapport with research participants to maximize their retention in the protocol, and adherence to study products and procedures.
•Effectively communicate study requirements, including adherence procedures, to study participants.
•Participate in staff meetings
Requirements
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE

•Bachelor’s degree in medicine - MBCHB or equivalent
•Registered Medical Practitioner with the HPCSA
•GCP Certification
•Previous experience in clinical research/trials will be an advantage



REQUIRED ATTRIBUTES

•Well-developed problem solving skills
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
•Ability to work independently and in a team environment
•Ability to meet objectives against tight deadlines
•Meticulous attention to detail
•Word processing, spreadsheet and database skills
Job Closing Date 28/04/2017
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