Aga Khan University Research Assistant - Nurse Jobs in Kenya

Aga Khan University Research Assistant - Nurse Jobs in Kenya


Position Summary:

  • The research assistant - nurse will be required to support the study’s activities at the health facility.

  • This will include screening and recruitment of study participants, clinical and non-clinical data collection, sample collection and handling and additional study procedures.

    Responsibilities

  • Liaise with health facility staff to identify potentially eligible study participants for recruitment into specific studies and sub-studies

  • Screening and recruitment of study participants and administering informed consent.

  • Clinical and non-clinical data collection for study participants

  • Perform anthropometric measurements and vital signs measurements and other clinical tests and study procedures for participants

  • Contribute to collection, transport, logging and initial processing of biological samples

  • Support health facility staff in obtaining and recording other data relevant for the study.

  • Contribute to follow up of participants in their homes and communities.

  • Create and plan for data collection activities summary reports for activities as guided by the study coordinator on a daily, weekly and monthly basis

  • Communicate to families and community members about the study, as appropriate and as guided by the study coordinator

  • Regularly report any relevant
    events that affect the study to the study coordinator

    Requirements

  • Diploma in Kenya Registered Nurse Midwife or Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse or equivalent.

  • Valid Practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya.

  • Basic Computer literacy and training in Microsoft Office.

    Essential Experience -

  • Experience working at the maternity unit, antenatal care unit or child health units at hospital or health center level

    Additional Experience -

  • Experience in research activities at community or health facility level

  • Experience in mobile data collection tools

  • Experience in collecting and handling biological samples

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Aga Khan University Research Assistant - Nurse Jobs in Kenya


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