Research Study Coordinator Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya
Research Study Coordinator Jobs in Nairobi, KenyaBackgroundThe Evaluation of HIV Testing and Care in African Emergency Care for the Injured Study will be a prospective cohort design completed at a single site in Nairobi, Kenya.
The research will study acutely injured patients to assess the current state of HIV services delivery during emergency care.
The research will enroll and follow approximately 600 subjects and gather data during hospital services and after discharge on HIV testing, linkage to HIV treatment and patient perception of HIV program delivery during Accident and Emergency department treatments.
The results will be used to inform future research and public health initiatives that will be designed to increase HIV testing and treatment among populations commonly missed by conventional HIV programming and which often only interface with health systems via Accident and Emergency departments.
To coordinate study activities for a prospective cohort study evaluating HIV services to patients seeking emergency care at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) Accident and Emergency (A&E) department.
Planning, organizing and coordinating study work
Serve as the liaison between the study team, the study Principal Investigator (PI) and collaborators
Coordinate all meetings required for the success of the study
Training of staff involved in research on study methodologies
Ensure necessary local ethics review board and governmental approvals and renewals are obtained for the study and managing study ethics and human subject protection
Development of material for studies including standard operating procedures, consent forms, case report forms, recruitment materials etc
Oversight of study implementation at study sites
Review participant recruitment for study participation
Assist with data collection procedures as needed
Participate in database development and management
Assist the study data manager in quality assurance and control of raw data
Coordinate and participate in the data analysis and report writing activities
Any other duties assigned by the supervisor
Education and Professional Training
Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery or Bachelors degrees
At least 1 year of relevant experience in a similar role preferably in a health sector or any other related field
Specific experience with emergency care research desirable
Certification in Human Subjects Protection and Good Clinical Practice
Familiarity with smartphone technology for data collection, including REDCAp™
Demonstrated ability to plan, lead, coordinate, and accomplish research activities
Strong analytic, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to maintain flexible work hours, including occasional nights and weekends, in order to interface with key and priority populations and international partners.
Attention to detail and good work ethic
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Respectful, punctual, hardworking, and conscientious
Responsive to multiple communication modalities with international team members
Ability to work effectively as a member of a collaborative team
Experience working with key and priority populations
Performance evaluation will be carried out quarterly
Performance evaluation will be based on verifiable data and information
Performance evaluation will be done against the following key performance indicators
Performance against responsibilities and duties as per job description
Demonstrable professional growth
Continued competence in line with set standards
Performance against annual objectives in line with the balanced scorecard
Full-time position at 40 hours per week with variable hours based on study needs
Position length is 7 months, provided good performance
Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience
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