Program Nurse Job in Kisumu, Kenya

Vacant Position: Program Nurse

Reporting to: Program Coordinator and Principal Investigator

Location: Kisumu

Essential Requirements

  • Registered Nurse / Higher Diploma in nursing
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Past research experience: At least one year
  • Held a previous position in Maternal and Child Health or HIV testing or Family Planning
  • 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 MUST be fluent in Luo
  • Team player with ability to work closely with other study staff at the site

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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, including partner HIV testing
  • Counsel women on HIV prevention, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), Family Planning, and/or 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

Applications must include the followings:

  1. Completed online recruitment form (CLICK HERE to access)
  2. Complete CV with 2 referees indicating their day telephone contacts and e-mail contacts
  3. Relevant certificates and testimonials

Send your application addressed to the PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, PrIYA Program and CV to the email by 18th February, 2018.

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Health and Medical, NGO and UN
Updated: February 13, 2018 — 9:22 pm