JOB TITLE: Medical Officer – Sickle Cell Unit Tropical Medicine Research Institute
LOCATION: University of the West Indies
DESCRIPTION: Participate in the development and updating of clinical care guidelines for the care of individuals with sickle cell disease both as out-patients and as in-patients at the SCU and its various outreach clinics; To diagnose and manage patients with sickle cell disease and its complications at the SCU and its outreach clinics; To provide clinical consultations for the care of patients with sickle cell disease at other hospitals/clinics upon request; The coordination of inpatient care and conducting of clinical ward rounds; The training of fellows and students in the clinical care of subjects with SCU; To maintain accurate clinical records to facilitate good clinical care and research; To participate in sickle cell neonatal screening as may be required; To participate in clinical trials at the SCU; To participate in clinical audit cycles; Any other related responsibilities as assigned by the Director SCU/TMRI or Head Clinical Services TMRI; Any other related responsibilities as assigned by the Director Sickle Cell Unit or Director TMRI
QUALIFICATIONS: Have a medical degree, from a university recognized by the Medical Council of Jamaica; Registered to practice medicine in Jamaica; Post graduate training in Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Hematology or Public Health would be an asset; Should be computer literate Must have good interpersonal skills.
CONTACT INFORMATION: Director. Human Resource Management Division. The University of the West Indies. Mona Campus. Kingston 7. Jamaica; Email: [email protected] – For further particulars regarding the University of the West Indies and the Tropical Medicine Research Institute, please visit us at www.mona.uwi.edu or http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/fms/tropical-medicine-research-institute
Applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae (inclusive of a statement on research interests) giving full particulars of qualifications, experience, the names and addresses of three (3) referees (one of whom should be from your present organization) and copies of academic qualifications
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 31, 2014