mWACh-PrEP Study Nurses Jobs in Kisumu, Kenya

mWACh-PrEP Study Nurses Jobs in Kisumu, Kenya

Job Purpose:

  • The study nurse will be responsible for recruiting and enrolling participants into the study in the selected facilities in Kisumu County.

  • He/she will directly report to the assistant study coordinator.

    Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Counselling the study participant on pre-exposure prophylaxis.

  • Identifying the study participants to be enrolled in the study.

  • Collect data per approved Standard Operating Procedures and input into Android tablet system.

  • Conduct rapid HIV testing for study participants.

  • Counsel women on oral HIV testing, and provide instructions for oral HIV testing.

  • Counsel women on partner HIV testing, with oral HIV test kit or refer partners to clinic.

  • Counsel women on HIV and prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission.

  • Submit twice-weekly summaries of recruitment and enrollment into the study to the study coordinator.

  • Participate in twice-weekly phone call with PI and rest of study staff.

    Qualifications, Experience, and Skills Required

  • Must be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya.

  • Must have a Diploma in Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery (KRN/M) or Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing(KRCHN).

  • At least one year experience post-internship.

  • Excellent computer skills.

  • Past research experience is an added advantage.

  • Excellent communication skills: Must be able to communicate to the study participants well and with PI via email and Skype.

  • Excellent skills with mobile technology.

  • Language skills: fluency in English, Kiswahili, and MUST be fluent in Luo.

  • Team player with ability to work closely with other study staff at the site.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; mWACh-PrEP Study Nurses Jobs in Kisumu, Kenya

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