Research Study Nurses Vacancies in Ahero and Nairobi

Job Vacancy: Study Nurse

This research study is seeking 2 full-time study nurses, 1 at Ahero County Hospital and 1 in Nairobi.

Study Nurse Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Recruit and enroll participants into the study
  • Collect data per approved Standard Operating Procedures and input into Android tablet system
  • Conduct rapid HIV testing for study participants
  • Counsel women on oral HIV testing, and provide instructions for oral HIV testing
  • Counsel women on partner HIV testing, with oral HIV test kit or refer partners to clinic
  • Counsel women on HIV and prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission
  • Submit twice-weekly summaries of recruitment and enrollment into the study to the study coordinator
  • Participate in twice-weekly phone call with PI and rest of study staff

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills Required

  • Registered Nurse/Higher Diploma in nursing
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Past research experience: At least six months
  • Held a previous position in Maternal and Child Health and/or HIV testing
  • Excellent communication skills: Must be able to communicate regularly with PI via email and Skype
  • Excellent skills with mobile technology
  • Language skills: fluency in English, Kiswahili, and Luo
  • Team player with ability to work closely with other study staff at the site

Salary: Contract with UW-Kenya for 2 months with the potential to extend renewal until subcontract with Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) is ready.

Total contact duration (UW-Kenya and KNH) is 1 year with the potential to extend.

Eligible for medical cover.

50,000 KES per month.

Reports to: Daniel Matemo Maina- Study co-ordinator

Please send your application by 14th January, 2017 to the email

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Updated: January 10, 2017 — 1:48 pm