HIV-TB Study Retention Officer Job at Kenyatta National Hospital


HIV-TB Study

The Office of Research and Program at Kenyatta National Hospital in collaboration with the University of Washington is seeking to fill the following positions in Kisumu county and Lumumba sub-County Hospitals

Position: Retention Officer

Reporting to: Study Coordinator & Principal Investigator

Retention Officer Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Conduct home visits for each potential study participant
  • Recruit and enroll participants into the study
  • Collect data per approved Standard Operating Procedures and input into Android tablet system
  • Conduct follow up visits via phone and in person with study participants
  • Submit weekly summaries on retention to the study data manager

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills Required

  • Diploma in social work, community health development or other relevant field
  • Experience working in the community with extensive geographic knowledge of the area and how to find participants’ homes
  • Good computer skills
  • Past research experience: At least one year
  • Familiar with Maternal and Child Health needs of the community
  • Excellent communication skills: Excellent skills with text messaging and mobile phones
  • Language skills: Fluency in English and Luo
  • Team player with ability to work closely with Study Nurses and Retention Officers

Applications must include the following:

  • CLICK HERE to complete our online application form
  • Complete CV with 2 referees indicating their telephone contacts and email contacts
  • MUST attach all the relevant certificates and testimonials

If qualified for the above post, please send your CV to the email by Close of Business 19th August 2019

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Community Development, Health and Medical
Updated: August 15, 2019 — 12:08 am