KEMRI UW Study Clinical Officers / Nurses Jobs in Homabay and Kisii Counties

The KEMRI / University of Washington Study

Job Announcement

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 our team.

Study Clinical Officer or Study Nurse 

Job Group MR/7

3 Positions

Location: Homabay and Kisii Counties

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

The Clinical Officer or Study Nurse will perform physical exams, collect health history, and ascertain other relevant information from caregivers using standardized case report forms.

This staff member is also 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 Clinical Officer or 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 Clinical Officer or 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 Clinical Medicine and Surgery – or – Diploma in Nursing
  • Holds a current practicing license
  • Three years of working experience as a clinical officer or 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
  • Basic computer skills
  • Detail-oriented

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated track record working in busy clinic
  • Experience working with paediatrics
  • Research experience

Terms of Employment: One year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service and a probation period for the first 3 months.

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.

How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please CLICK HERE to complete our online application form and then send an application with your current CV that contains details of your qualifications, experience and the full time telephone number and names and addresses of 3 referees to to reach us by 7th June, 2018 at 4.00 p.m.

Note: Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Homabay and Kisii

Homabay and Kisii, Kenya

Homabay and Kisii Counties

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Updated: May 24, 2018 — 8:59 am