HJFMRI Research Nurse Job Re-Advertisement in Kericho, Kenya

HJF Medical Research International, Inc (HJFMRI)

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Job Title: Research Nurse

Henry Jackson Foundation for Medical Research International (HJFMRI) in collaboration with The Walter Reed Project, HIV Program – Kericho is seeking to fill the above position.

HJFMRI / Walter Reed Project – Kericho carries out HIV / AIDS vaccine and therapeutic research, and supports HIV prevention, care and treatment programs in South Rift Valley.

Job Summary: To participate in conducting human research clinical trials, by managing and providing medical and psychosocial counseling to study participants

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. Screen, brief and consent potential research participants.

2. Direct participants within the clinic and oversee the flow in the clinic.

3. Provide HIV pre-test and post-test counseling to study participants.

4. Perform adherence assessment and counseling as well as the necessary ongoing support counseling for HIV Positives.

5. Participate in other routine clinic activities including but not limited to:

  • obtaining participant vital signs (i.e. blood pressure, pulse rate, respiratory rate, temperature, height and weight);
  • phlebotomy/collection of laboratory specimens;
  • review of laboratory results; scheduling appointments;
  • assisting the clinic team in tracking patients lost to follow-up;
  • inpatient nursing care of participants.

6. Maintain study participants’ confidentiality.

7. Observe good clinical practice.

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Updated: May 21, 2017 — 10:17 am