Kenya Medical Research Institute Study Nurse - KEN SHE Study Jobs

Kenya Medical Research Institute Study Nurse - KEN SHE Study Jobs

  • Duration: 1 Year Renewable Contract as per KEMRI Scheme of Service. The first 3 months is a probation period

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Register and consent study participants and assist with eligibility determination, screening and enrolment of study participants.

  • Informed Consent administration per study protocol and collection of participant medical and surgical history.

  • Work in consultation with the study clinicians in all steps above

  • Participant vaccination and psychosocial counselling

  • Prescreening and screening of participants

  • Support in health talks to participants at the clinic and mobilization sources.

  • Collect nasal swab specimens and phlebotomy.

  • Observe participants after vaccination and report any AEs observed to study doctor.

  • Ensure participant flow at the clinic.

  • Respond to questions about the study posed by participants and the community in consultation with the study doctor.

  • Ensure participant retention and adhere to site retention strategies.

  • Maintain a good relationship with the community, study participants and other clinic staff.

  • Maintain up to date participant visit notes.

  • Administer Case Report Forms (CRFs), accurate recording of data on CRFs and perform self QC.

  • Assess adherence to study products- vaccine schedules and take anthropometric measurements
    Perform home visits.

  • Develop and review clinic related SOPs.

  • Laboratory results interpretation.

  • Prepare weekly and monthly progress reports of personal study activities.

  • Closely work with other staff members to ensure the success of the study.

    Required Qualifications

  • Diploma in Nursing.

  • Must be registered with the Nursing officers council of Kenya.


  • Knowledge and experience in vaccine administration and psychosocial counselling.

  • Good Clinical Practice training/Human Subjects Protection training.

  • At least two (2) years Clinical research experience.

    Desirable Qualities

  • Commitment to integrity and high quality performance.

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team.

  • Keen and attentive to detail.

  • Ability to follow instructions and procedures.

  • Articulate in both verbal and written communication in English and Swahili.

  • Counseling skills.

  • Computer literacy.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Medical Research Institute Study Nurse - KEN SHE Study Jobs

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