KEMRI Study Nurses/Clinic Nurses Jobs in Kenya
Program description: The Centre for Respiratory Diseases Research would like to fill vacancies in the following positions: Study Nurse for the VPM1002 TB vaccine project.Position:
Full-time Study Nurses/Clinic Nurses - MR 7 (4 Positions)Location:
Nurse Supervisor and Study Coordinator
The study nurse will be responsible for obtaining informed consent from potential participants, HIV testing and counseling, Triaging, taking vital signs, training participants on study sample collection,
They will also be responsible for data entry into an electronic database and responding to queries. Develop an in-depth understanding of study protocol
Major duties and responsibilities:
Obtain and accurately document informed consent
Perform weight and height measurements, vital signs observations; document these as per the study protocol and SOPs.
Ensure ward supplies are available at all times and all equipment are in working condition.
Help ensure good communication, quality and timely completion of clinical trial activities, including problem identification and problem solving.
Adequately respond to questions about the study posed by parents/guardians and the community.
Maintain a good relationship with the community and other clinic staff.
Any other duties as assigned by the Study Management.
Must have a Diploma in Community Health Nursing from a recognized institution.
She/he must be registered and with a valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya.
At least 1-2 years of research experience.
Ability to work well with the community, and collaboratively with colleagues. He/She must be flexible and work within the existing structure, in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and integrity.
Excellent written/oral communication, interpersonal and organization skills.
Computer literacy in Microsoft Office suite.
Fluent in English and Swahili, written and spoken.
HIV testing and counseling training
Attention to detail
Research Experience is an added advantage
Certificate in “Good Clinical Practice” and/or “Human Subjects Protection”
Ability to work long hours within a team
Terms of Employment:
A one (1) year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service and aLetter of Application (INDICATE VACANCY NUMBER)
Probation period for the first 3 months.
Remuneration: salary and benefits are based on the KEMRI scheme of service
How to apply
Applications should include the following:
Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address
Letters of reference from your referees
Copies of Certificates and transcripts
A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed above should be sent to the following address to be received not later than not later than 22nd May 2018.
Kenya Medical Research Institute
P.O. Box 54840-00200
Attn: Assistant Director, Human Resources
Or send by email to [email protected]
For more information and job application details, see; KEMRI Study Nurses/Clinic Nurses Jobs in Kenya
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