Study Nurses and Retention Officers Jobs at Siaya & Rachuonyo County Hospitals and Riruta Health Center

The office of Research and Program at Kenyatta National Hospital in collaboration with university of Washington is seeking to fill the following positions:
 
Position: Study Nurses
 
Reporting to: Study Coordinator & Principal Investigator
 
Location: Siaya County hospital, Rachuonyo County Hospital and Riruta Health Center
 
Essential requirements:
  • Registered Nurse / Higher Diploma in nursing
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Past research experience: At least 6 months
  • Held a previous position in Maternal and Child Health
  • Excellent skills with text messaging and mobile phones
  • Language skills: fluency in English, Kiswahili, and Luo
  • Team player with ability to work closely with other study staff at the site, Research Officers, and Retention Officers
Specific Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Recruit and enroll participants into the study
  • Respond to participant SMS (text message) communication daily (Monday-Friday)
  • Update SMS system with participant information
  • Collect data per approved Standard Operating Procedures and input into Android tablet system
  • Conduct follow up visits via phone and in person with study participants
  • Submit weekly summaries of recruitment and enrollment into the study to the study data manager
Position: Retention Officers
 
Reporting to: Study Coordinator & Principal Investigator
 
Location: Siaya County hospital, Rachuonyo County Hospital and Riruta Health Center

Essential Requirements:

  • Diploma in social work
  • Fluent in English, Kiswahili and Dholuo common languages among our research participants
  • Must be conversant with the study area
  • Computer literate
  • Additional required qualifications include Certificates in Human Subjects Protection.
Specific Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Conduct home visits for each participant enrolled
  • Assist study nurses with recruiting and enrolling participants into the study
  • Complete locator Case Report Form
  • Prepare daily clinic summaries of  women ,screened and recruited into the study
  • Defaulter tracing
Applications must include the followings:
  • Complete CV with 2 referees indicating their day telephone contacts and  e-mail contacts
  • Relevant certificates and testimonials
Applications are due no later than: 30th August 2016 and emailed at @ mhealthstudy2015@gmail.com to: Principal Investigator, Kenyatta National Hospital