Study Nurse Job in Homabay County, Kenya – KEMRI / UW Research

The KEMRI / University of Washington Study
The KEMRI / UW research collaboration aims to conduct interdisciplinary, setting – specific research aimed at improving the lives of women and children living in Kenya. 
Specifically, our research strives to understand various infectious diseases afflicting these populations and testing interventions. 

We are looking for motivated, committed, and honest staff members to join / continue working with our team.

Job Title: Study Nurse 

(1 Position)

Location: Homa Bay District Hospital, Homabay County

Job Description: The Study Nurse will be responsible for screening, examining, and enrolling participants in the study and conducting follow-up appointments with participants and caregivers. 

The Study Nurse will collect health history, and ascertain other relevant information from caregivers using standardized case report forms. 
(S)He will also be responsible for management of any side effects of the study intervention and for collecting and tracking adverse event and protocol violations that may occur over the study period. 
Finally, the Study Nurse is responsible for submitting weekly reports to the study coordinator summarizing indicators of study progress and communicating challenges and successes to the study coordinator.  
The Study Nurse will also assist with miscellaneous KEMRI/UW study activities including data entry, data query response, attend trainings, weekly reporting, on this and other related studies.

Required Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Nursing or related training
  • Holds a current practicing license
  • Three years of working experience as a Nurse
  • Demonstrated competency in standard specimen processing
  • Computer literate
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and listening skills
  • Must be able to work in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability, and integrity
  • Detail-oriented
Terms of Employment: One (1) year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service.

Remuneration: Compensation is negotiable within a relevant grade, based on educational levels, relevant experience and demonstrated competency. The salary scheme is based on the KEMRI salary scales.

If you meet the above requirements, please CLICK HERE to complete the online application form and then send an application letter with your current CV that contains details of your qualifications, experience and the full time telephone number and names and addresses of 3 professional referees to Email address: to reach us by 17th JUNE , 2016 at 5.00 p.m.

Note: Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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