Médecins Sans Frontières, (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization working together with the Ministry of Health in Chiradzulu district on HIV program.
MSF-FRANCE is recruiting suitable candidate for the position of:
Position: Clinical Officer for the “Enhanced Monitoring of Efavirenz to Dolutegravir Transition” (EMEDT) Study, based in Chiradzulu
Please clearly indicate the position title on the application
Day to day follow up of EMEDT study participants currently on a Dolutegravir based first line regimen.
History taking and physical examination of study participants at each study visit
Requesting protocol required and other relevant laboratory tests at study visit dates
Diagnosis and treatment of HIV-associated opportunistic infections according to current Malawian standards of care
Prescription of study specific ARV and monitoring of ARV-related adverse events at study visits
Collection of clinical follow-up information and filling of case report forms (CRF)
Reference and counter reference of study patients who require further evaluation or hospitalisation
Coordination of daily activities of nursing and paramedical team
Compliance with MSF terms of conduct.
Other duties as assigned by the field principal investigator
Three months contract: February to end of April 2020
Intended start date: Saturday, 1st February 2020
Working days: Tuesday to Saturday, from 7:30 to 16:30
Skills & Qualifications:
Essential: Clinical officer Diploma; registered with the Medical Council of Malawi
Minimum of two years’ relevant experience working in the field of HIV
Demonstrable experience in supervising and training others in a team setting
Previous experience in clinical research is an advantage
Previous working experience with MSF or another NGO is an advantage
Fluent in English and Chichewa, both written and oral
Empathic, team player, committed and respectful
How to apply
Interested applicants should send their written application letter (letter of motivation) with a detailed CV indicating postal address, day phone contacts, photocopies of certified copies of academic documents and working certificates and minimum three referees to the following addresses:
NOTE: Please clearly indicate the position title on the application. Letters, CVs and any documentation included in application package will not be returned. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for a written test. MSFF does not reimburse the possible costs for transportation for tests and interviews that may take place during the recruitment process. Any individual found to canvas will automatically be disqualified.