PrIMA Study Nurses Jobs in Homabay and Siaya Counties, Kenya

PrIMA Study

Position: Study Nurse

4 Posts

To be located in Homabay and Siaya County

Job Purpose: The study nurse will be responsible for recruiting and enrolling participants into the study in the selected facilities in Homabay County. He/she will directly report to the assistant study coordinator.

Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Counselling the study participant on pre-exposure prophylaxis
  • Identifying the study participants to be enrolled in 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

  • Must be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Must have a Diploma in Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery (KRN/M) or Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing(KRCHN)
  • At least one year experience post-internship
  • Excellent computer skills (Attach computer training certificate)
  • Past research experience is an added advantage
  • Excellent communication skills: Must be able to communicate to the study participants well and 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

Applications must include the following:

  • Complete CV with 2 referees indicating their telephone contacts and e-mail contacts
  • Relevant certificates and testimonials (MUST send these with the application letter via the email address)
  • Practicing license

How to Apply

If qualified for the above post, please CLICK HERE to complete our online application form and then send your CV to by 28th September, 2018.

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Homabay and Siaya Counties

Homabay and Siaya Counties, Kenya

Homabay and Siaya Counties

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Updated: September 24, 2018 — 8:55 pm