Medical Officer MRI TBV02

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Competitive package ZMW / Month

Website cidrzinfo Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ)

Reports to Director TB Programs. The Medical Officer is responsible for Study implementation and medical oversight, and consultants with the Co- PI, Study Coordinator, as necessary on any issues related to the accurate and successful implementation of the study.

Main duties

  • Follows and adheres to the guidelines of Good Clinical Practices at all times.
  • Responsible for the ethical conduct of the study and works with the project coordinator to ensure that all staff involved with the protocol are fully aware of their administrative and ethical responsibilities.
  • Communicates directly with the IRB/REC regarding any serious adverse events, changes in protocol and human subjects/GCP matters.
  • Meets regularly with protocol chairs, NIH and other key persons involved with oversight of the study.
  • Participates in all aspects of the study where physician input is needed/required and is the designated SAE reporter.
  • Attends and participates in CAB meetings as appropriate.
  • Ensures strict confidentiality of all participant data.
  • Acquire and maintain an in-depth knowledge of the study protocol.
  • Ensures the safe keeping of participant records.
  • Ensures the safety of participant health at all times.
  • Performs screening, enrolment and other physical examinations as required with skill and accuracy.
  • Ensures quality care and accuracy in the collection of participant specimens, timely delivery to the proper lab, timely collection/tracking of results, and timely, confidential, and sensitive notification of results to the participant.
  • Provides referral to the District Clinic or the University Teaching Hospital as required.
  • Be knowledgeable about and able to apply the WHO/Ministry of Health HIV CoVID-19 and TB Treatment Guidelines.
  • Provides supervision and advice, as required, in a professional and supportive manner to the Study Coordinator, Senior Research Nurse, Clinical Officer, and Study Nurses regarding recognition, diagnosis and treatment of HIV/TB and other general medical conditions.
  • Provides supervision and advice, as required, in a professional and supportive manner to the Clinical Officer, Study Coordinator Senior,
  • Research Nurse and Study Nurses as required regarding findings on history and physical examinations.
  • Reviews the history and examine all patients referred by the Clinical Officer or Study Nurses and provides constructive and supportive feedback and teaching in each case.
  • Collaborate with the Study Coordinator /Senior Research Nurse and the QA/QC Nurse in all aspects of patient management and data collection.


  • Qualified Medical Officer
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Analytical and attention to detail
  • Excellent planning and organization skills
  • Valid Practicing License

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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