Study Nurses Jobs in Kenya
Study Nurses Jobs in Kenya
HIV testing among during emergency care is an opportunity to reach persons that are not well engaged with HIV Testing Services (HTS) in other settings and provides particularly good access to young adults, men and key populations, which are priority groups for testing and HIV self-testing (HIVST) initiatives.
The planned research will be a pilot implementation science study completed at a single site in Nairobi, Kenya at Kenyatta National Hospital.
The research will evaluate the impacts and utility of enhanced HTS and HIVST programming within the Accident and Emergency department (A&E).
The research will enroll and follow both patients and healthcare providers as participants and gather data overtime on multiple outcomes pertaining to HTS metrics and operational aspects.
The results will be used to inform future research and public health initiatives designed to increase HIV testing and treatment among populations commonly missed by conventional HIV programming in other A&E settings.Job Purpose
To screen, consent, enroll and follow up patient subjects for the collection of data for a pilot implementation science study evaluating the utility of enhanced approached to HTS and HIVST programming during A&E care.Position Duties and Responsibilities Screen and enroll eligible participants into the study in the A&E
Ensure proper administration of consent procedures
Administer screening and enrollment questionnaires to participants
Utilize hard copy data forms to complete data collection as needed
Utilize mobile devices to complete electronic data collection
Ensure that data are collected accurately and resolve any discrepancies
Perform follow-up evaluations with enrolled participants either in person or through phone
contact if needed
Be able to refer participants for HIV testing and counseling as needed Prepare quarterly reports for the Study Coordinator
Perform other duties as directed by Study Coordinator
Attend weekly study team meetings either in person or virtually
or degree in Nursing (KRCHN or BScN)
Previous experience in clinical or research activities.
Specific experience with emergency care research desirable Familiarity with HIV-testing, prevention, and treatment strategies
Certificate in Good Clinical Practice
Basic computer skills particularly for Word-processing, spreadsheets and e-mail
Familiarity with smart phone / device technology for data collection
Strong communication skills in English and Kiswahili
Desirable Qualities, Skills and Abilities
Experience with HIV testing and care
Experience with HIVST programming Experience with emergency medical care
Certificate in Voluntary Counseling and Testing or HTC from NASCOP or accredited
facilities is an added advantage
Training in research ethics
Attention to detail and good work ethic
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Respectful, punctual, hardworking, conscientious
Ability to work effectively as a member of a collaborative team
Full-time position at 40hours per week which will require working overnight and on weekends based on a variable schedule to accommodate study needs
Position length is 4months, pro vided good performance Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience
How to Apply
Apply online and then email your current CV, copies of certificates and testimonials to email@example.com not later than January 2, 2023
All applications should be addressed to the Principal Investigator HIV AECI Study.
Note: Applications without the above-mentioned qualifications or required certificates will NOT be considered.
For more information and job application details, see: Study Nurses Jobs in Kenya
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