Friday, May 20, 2011

The Safe Motherhood Program at the University of California San Francisco

The Safe Motherhood Program at the University of California San
Francisco is currently hiring for the Lusaka Coordinator position. The
position is full time with a start date of
7/15/11. Candidates can apply directly online through the UCSF Careers
page and input the req ID # 35590BR -

Job Code and Payroll Title: 7234 ANALYST I

Job Title: Lusaka Coordinator

Req Number: 35590BR

Position Start Date: July 15, 2011

Required Qualifications: BA/BS with a major in a related field and one
year of experience in administrative analysis or operations research;
or an equivalent combination of education and experience; at least
three months of experience in a developing country; excellent
attention to detail, good organizational skills; competent in EXCEL;
proficient in Word, Internet; problem Solving Skills.

Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.

Preferred Qualifications: MPH or master's in related field; experience
with research; ability to train, mentor and guide others; experience
with data management systems; knowledge of maternal health issues;
experience in Africa.

Job Summary: The Lusaka Coordinator is responsible for data
management, reporting, site administration and project support on a
Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial (CRCT) for the Non-pneumatic Anti
Shock Garment (NASG). The study, supported by NIH/NICHD and the Bill
and Melinda Gates Foundation, is to demonstrate if the NASG saves the
lives of women hemorrhaging in childbirth. The candidate will be
required to live full time in Lusaka, Zambia. Duties include providing
research, administrative and logistical support to the study. Duties
would include all forms of clinical trial coordination for this
hospital and clinic based study, including data form review for
completeness and accuracy, case tracking, logistics and supplies,
training coordinators and data collector/clinicians on clinical and
study protocol adherence, completion of protocol violation and adverse
event documentation, administrative oversight and mentoring and
supervising student interns (medical, nursing, midwifery, and public
health students).

The Lusaka Study Coordinator will serve as part of the Safe Motherhood
Team of the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, Department of
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at UCSF; will serve
as the local liaison between the NASG studies in Lusaka, Zambia and
the investigators and project staff at UCSF; will serve as the
administrative and research team leader for Lusaka, collaborate with
the UCSF Copperbelt, Zambia Coordinator as a peer, and will report
directly to Elizabeth Butrick, the NASG Study Director in San
Francisco. Willing to commit for at least 6 months, with a possible
extension depending on the availability of funds.

Note: Position to end six months from the date of hire, with the
possibility to be extended.

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