Kenya Medical Research Institute Nurse Counselors Jobs in Thika Kenya

Kenya Medical Research Institute Nurse Counselors Jobs in Thika Kenya

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


  • Nurse Counselors M/R 7 (2 positions)
  • Thika
    Reports to:
  • Study Coordinator.

    Job purpose

    To assist in screening and enrolment of clients into the study and in data collection


  • Screening of participants to determine eligibility for study
  • Explaining study procedures to eligible participants
  • Obtaining informed consent and enrolment of participants into study
  • Obtaining information from participants and filling in participant forms
  • Demonstrating use of HIV self-testing kits to study participants
  • Timely abstraction of data from participant forms
  • Providing project management team with regular feedback on field activities
  • Verify quality of data by comparing abstracted data to source documents
  • Responds to participant’s calls
  • Follow up of participants through phone calls
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned

    Education and Experience
  • Diploma in nursing, clinical medicine or any other health related field
  • Experience working in a Comprehensive Care Centre (CCC) will be an added advantage
  • Past experience in electronic data collection using Redcap is desirable
  • Experience in HIV testing and certified by NASCOP
  • Prior GCP and Human subjects training is desirable
  • Experience working in clinical research setting is an added advantage

  • Registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya

  • Team player
  • Excellent Communication and people skills
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to work without supervision

    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

    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: not later than 19th March, 2019.
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Medical Research Institute Nurse Counselors Jobs in Thika Kenya

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