Study Doctor – ACT5 Study

Job description - Study Doctor - ACT5 Study Organisation: Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Vietnam The Woolcock Institute is lung health research organisation, based at Sydney University, Australia (http://www.woolcock.org.au/). The Institute has operated in Vietnam since 2009, we undertake large and important operational and epidemiological and clinical research projects in collaboration with the National Tuberculosis Program in 9 Provinces, including Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City. The Woolcock also runs training in epidemiological and operational research methods for Vietnamese doctors and public health workers. Currently the Woolcock directly employs 70 full-time staff across the Vietnam. We are recruiting a highly motivated and experienced Study Doctor to participate in the implementation of the ACT5 study. Location: Based in Ca Mau Duration: 12 months appointment, with consideration for subsequent extension. The position will be on a full-time basis. Roles: To support the implementation of the ACT5 study in Ca Mau. The role includes:
  • To work with a study manager closely and also with whole study team throughout the study.
  • To contribute to medical assessment and treatment aspects of the study based on the discussion with a study manager.
  • To engage with relevant stakeholders and assist their efforts together with the relationship manager.
  • To prepare and participate in all workshops, trainings and meetings related to the study.
  • Any other additional tasks if required.
Direct report: ACT5 Study Manager Key staff working with the project:
  • Field staff
  • Data Manager
  • Local financial controller
  • Technical managers (such as Laboratory staff)
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and strengthen key relationships with collaborative partners in assigned areas.
  • Planning and executing the trial:
    • Assisting in the evaluation of trial-related materials including the Standard Operating Procedures, trial documentation and forms, and trial marketing (promotion) materials.
    • Implementing pilot projects to test key components of the trial, including medical assessment for study participants.
    • Read and report CXR results.
    • Review and provide advice on LTBI and active TB diagnosis and treatment.
    • Troubleshoot any medical issues occurred in the field.
    • Preparation and submission of AE/SAE reports.
    • Manage AE/SAE according to study MOPs.
  • Study implementation accountability:
    • To learn and fully understand the study protocols and procedures.
    • To work with partners to recruit target group/participants into the study.
    • To create and maintain relations with partners for Woolcock Institute of Medical
  • Research in general and in the field:
    • To complete data forms accurately and timely as required (or to ensure it in case partners conduct the study).
    • To fill soft and hard copies of study data as required.
  • Financial accountability:
    • Fulfilling financial responsibilities delegated according to project financial procedures.
    • Ensure efficient expenditure of resources.
    • Ensuring appropriate financial control processes are followed.
  • To participate in report development by providing comments and inputs.
  • To work closely with the project manager, the Country Director, and Chief Investigators
  • To perform other duties if required.
Key attributes
  • Have Medical Doctor degree
  • Strong organizational management skills
  • Strategic planning
  • Experience in engaging with government and/or non-government partners
  • Strong skills in English and good communication skills
  • Ability to communicate fluently in Vietnamese.
  • Ability to work within a team
  • A motivator with good listening skills
  • Focused, but flexible approach
  • Willingness to work hard
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
Application Procedure For interested applicants, please send a cover letter together with a CV (with the name and contact details of at least three senior referees) in English or Vietnamese and scanned copies of your related degrees, no later than 29th February 2020 by submitting the application form in the link as follows: http://bit.ly/woolcockhiring Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until 29th February 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.   Candidates have to confirm having received the recruitment information through the recruiting channel NGO Recruitment in the application letter for this position

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