Kenya Medical Research Institute Clerk - Interviewer - Jobs

Kenya Medical Research Institute Clerk - Interviewer - Jobs

Job Description

  • The Community Interviewer will report directly to the Research Scientist, he/she will be responsible for consenting study participants, collecting timely and accurate data in his/her assigned households.

  • S/he must be flexible and work within the existing structure, in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and integrity

    Essential Requirements:

  • O-level Secondary Education with a Minimum grade of C-(Minus)

  • Good English, Swahili and Dholuo, both spoken and written

  • Ability to ride a motorcycle

  • Knowledge of office computer packages or ability to work with smart phones

  • Must be able to write brief reports and keep records.

  • MUST be a resident or willing to live and work in Alego Usonga

    Specific Tasks and Responsibilities.

    The Community Interviewers’ responsibilities shall include and not be limited to the following:

  • Consent study participants

  • Collect a blood sample by fingerpick (adults) and/or heelprick (infants)

  • Prepare a Dried Blood Spots (DBS) on filter paper

  • Prepare Blood slides (BS)

  • Perform a Malaria RDT.

  • Complete study forms accurately and completely

  • Ensure proper labelling, storage and tracking of samples and work with
    the Research
    Scientist to arrange for transport to the laboratory

  • Conduct interviews with study participants within the study villages

  • Communicate with the Research Scientist on field issues

  • Ensure that one has requisite supplies in good time

  • Attend study field meetings and report on progress of work

  • Be courteous, respectful, proactive, conscientious, punctual, honest, and hardworking

  • Work closely with the Data Manager to solve queries

  • Perform any other duties assigned or delegated by the study management.

  • Must be able to relate well with Ministry of Health staff and the community

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Medical Research Institute Clerk - Interviewer - Jobs

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