Study Doctor Career Opportunity at KNH Couple Counselling Centre

Position Title: Study Doctor

Location: Kenyatta National Hospital (Couple Counselling Centre)

Job Summary: The “Clinical evaluation of Daily Nestorone (NES) ® and Testosterone (T) combination gel for male contraception study is a clinical trial that aims to determine the contraceptive efficacy and acceptability of the Nestorone (NES) and Testosterone (T) combination gel.

The study is currently being carried out at Kenyatta National Hospital, at the couple counseling center.

The study is recruiting a study doctor who will be responsible for following up study participants that have already been recruited and conducting the necessary study procedures

Immediate Supervisor: Study Coordinator

Job Specification

  • Have a Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery degree/Medical Doctor.
  • Must be registered and licensed by the Kenya Medical practitioners and Dentists council
  • Must have a Good Clinical practice certificate
  • Past experience working in a clinical research set up and research experience in a clinical trial is an added advantage
  • Ability to counsel participants on family planning methods
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be available to offer 14 hours effort per week to the study.

Duties and Responsibilities;

  • The study doctor will be required to conduct physical examination and provide clinical care to study participants.
  • Counselling the study participants on procedures stipulated within the study protocol.
  • Work hand in hand with the retention officer to ensure participant retention in the study
  • Communicate with other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of research participants.
  • Conduct phlebotomy to obtain blood samples, and manage the collected samples per study protocols
  • Attend meetings with the study coordinators and /PI to discuss patient care and research activities.
  • Complete all the CRFs for all the research participants seen within the clinic
  • Perform daily quality improvement procedures for samples collected and CRFs completed.
  • Ensure all project supplies are kept in safe custody and are ordered in a timely manner in consultation with the study coordinator
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Principal investigator.

How to Apply

Applications must include the following:

  • Complete our online application form AVAILABLE HERE.
  • Complete CV with 3 referees indicating their telephone contacts and e-mail contacts
  • MUST send all the relevant certificates and testimonials
  • If qualified for the above post, please send your application addressed to the Principal Investigator, TESNES study
  • If qualified for the above post, please send your CV to the email

NOTE: Applicants MUST be able to report for the position IMMEDIATELY after the interviews.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.