KEMRI Nurse Counselors Jobs in Nairobi and Thika

KEMRI Nurse Counselors Jobs in Nairobi and Thika


A KEMRI –CCR Clinical Trials Research Project is currently conducting clinical trials and is looking
for motivated individuals to fill in the following positions:

Position:

  • Nurse Counselors M/R 7

    Location:

  • Nairobi (1 position) and Thika (4 positions)

    Reports to:

  • Study Coordinator.

    Job purpose

    To deliver quality nursing and counseling services to patients and research study participants
    involved in a Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine clinical trial.

    Responsibilities

  • Obtains consent from participants for various studies
  • Obtains medical history and performs pelvic examination
  • Offers individual, group and family counseling to participants and patients
  • Completes interviewer administered questionnaires
  • Phlebotomy, specimen processing
  • Does HIV counseling, testing and lab results interpretation
  • Responds to participant’s calls.
  • Community sensitization in order for recruitment purposes of study participants
  • Performs other duties assigned by supervisor
  • Retention activities-follow up of participants in need of close monitoring and review together
    with visit reminders via phone calls

    Education and Professional training

  • Diploma in Nursing or related field
  • Experience in female reproductive health service delivery particularly cervical cancer screening
    is an added advantage

    Licensure

  • Registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya
    Competencies
  • Team player
  • Excellent Communication and people skills
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to work without supervision

    Experience

  • Two (2) years’ experience working in a comprehensive Care Centre or an equivalent HIV
    care setting
  • Prior GCP and Human subjects training is desirable
  • Experience working in
    clinical research setting is an added advantage

    Terms of employment

  • Employment is a one year renewable contract with a probation period for the first 3 months. Salary
    is negotiable within the appropriate grade depending on education, experience and demonstrated
    competency.

    How to Apply

  • All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.
  • Must include a current CV with names of at least 2 referees.
  • Must include copies of academic and professional certificates.

  • A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed
    above should be sent to: phrdrecruit@pipsthika.org not later than 19th October, 2018.

  • Kemri Is an Equal Opportunity Employer Commited to Diversity; Persons With Disability, Women, Youth and Those From Marginalized Areas Are Encouraged to Apply.
  • Kemri does Not Charge a Fee at Any Stage of Its Recruitment Process Including Application,Interview and Processing of Offer Letter. If Asked for a Fee, Report Such Request Immediately.

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