Research Doctor

The Aurum Institute

Gauteng, South Africa


Jul 15

The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in Health Research and Systems. We are focused on research, support and implementing integrated approaches to managing TB and HIV. The following positions have become available as part of the various projects currently being run by us and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements of the position. Work DescriptionThe Research Doctor is responsible for accurate, timely, complete, ethical and efficient processing of Study Volunteers in accordance with the Study ProtocolTechnical Work ResponsibilitiesLiaise with Internal and External StakeholdersApply relevant clinical knowledge and skills Apply knowledge and understanding of HIV/Aids and TBResearch Study-related tasksAttend training activitiesReporting and record keepingResearch-related administrative dutiesPerformance management DutiesLiaise with all Internal Stakeholders and External Stakeholder and Suppliers when necessary towards the achievement of organizational and departmental goalsClinical tasks:Take medical histories and conduct physical examinations on Study Participants according to protocolAssess potential Study Participants to determine eligibility for Study participation according to protocol requirementsFollow up Participants according to protocol requirements, including safety management and reportingManage Study Participants that develop medical complications arising from or during Study proceduresReport on Study Participants according to Regulatory and Sponsor requirementsRefer Participants for further management Apply medical judgment related to adverse event reporting; and follow up thereofResearch Study-related tasks:Conduct procedures related to the enrolment and follow up of Study ParticipantsComplete, compile and submit Study Case Report Forms (CRFs) and source documentation accurately, comprehensively, timeously and according to GCP standardsRespond timeously and accurately in keeping with GCP to Data queries from Lab, QA and Data StaffMonitor and report on the safety of Trial ParticipantsProcess and store Study documents with strict adherence to documentation handling proceduresEvaluate and ensure appropriate follow up of Laboratory findings in accordance with Research findings Monitor and through training, correct Research Nurses skills in taking medical histories from, conducting physical examinations on, and providing treatment for selected primary health conditions to Study ParticipantCommunication and Education:Ensure an exceptionally respectful and friendly rapport with Research Participants to maximize their retention in the protocol, and adherence to Study products and proceduresEffectively communicate Study requirements, including adherence procedures, to Study ParticipantsParticipate in Staff meetingsComply with Reporting requirementsConducts all activities listed above according to SOPs and protocols, and in accordance with Confidentiality AgreementsEnsures the ethical, timely, accurate, confidential and courteous processing of Research Participants and DataConducts other duties as reasonably assignedConducting Study activities to GCP standardsConduct all Study activities in accordance with the Study protocol and standard proceduresAddress and ensure error corrections are attended toAdhere to Data collection and recordkeepingComply with all safety policies, practices and procedures according to prescribed procedures and legislationReport all unsafe activities to Senior Management/Human ResourcesParticipate in proactive Team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skillComply with all safety policies, practices and procedures according to prescribed procedures and legislationReport all unsafe activities to Senior Management/Human ResourcesAdhere and maintain decision making authority as allocated to the position

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