KEMRI Research Assistant at Kenya Medical Research Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI Research Assistant at Kenya Medical Research Jobs in Kenya


  • Diploma in Information Technology, Community Health, Social Work or related fields
    Computer proficient with good knowledge of Microsoft Office

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure Blue/Green card and CRFs are entered in to the electronic databases (OpenMRS, Clinic data works, NCD).

  • Pull pre-programmed reports from Open MRS on a weekly basis and send it to the supervisors every Friday.

  • Compile weekly Blue/Green card and NCD card data entry report and send it to the supervisors.

  • Pull the weekly retention report and share with the Retention coordinator.

  • Support in correction of frequent data errors identified by the data coordinator.

  • Update the appointment tracking databases.

  • Making initial contacts with potential study subjects and introducing them to the study.

  • Recruit and obtain informed consent from study subjects.

  • Manage calendar of appointments under supervision of study clinician.

  • Filing and maintaining study documents as Patient files in the CCC.

  • Deliver reminders of appointment dates to study participants.

  • Trace study participants.

  • Ensuring proper documentation on all the study CRFs as well the MOH forms and Registers.

  • Maintaining and uploading study data on a daily basis under supervision of data officer.

  • Accurate and prompt study documentation.

  • Transport Reimbursement for referred participant

  • Other duties as assigned by the Data Coordinator

    Other Required Skills

  • Must be keen and attentive
    to details and have ability to follow instructions and procedures properly.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication required.

  • Must be non-judgmental and flexible to mix with all cadres of people

  • Prior knowledge of Health Management
  • Information Systems is desired

  • Must have good interpersonal skills, flexible and a team player.

  • Ability to ride a motorbike (with a valid driving license) will be an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are encouraged to send in their applications through email;

    Applications should include the following:

  • A cover letter stating current position and date available to start working for the program

  • A current CV including email and mobile phone contact

  • Name and phone number for two professional referees

  • Two letters of recommendation

  • A copy of the latest pay slip (if applicable)

  • Copies of academic and professional certificates

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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