Study Retention Officers Jobs in Kenya

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Study Retention Officers Jobs in Kenya

CHV NEO, a mHealth trial studying the effect community-based digital communication on neonatal mortality, Essential newborn care provision and care seeking is seeking Study Retention Officers.

Objective of this Position: To conduct study duties supporting participants for an RCT study of mothers and infants.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·  Describe the study to women attending MNCH and conduct screening with facility clients to assess interest in and eligibility for participation in the research study.

·  Recruit and enroll participants into the study and other related study procedures.


·  Input/Record data per approved Standard Operating Procedures in an electronic database using tablets; communicate with data manager to transfer records and maintain devices.

·  Respond to patient study questions and concerns when necessary and as per the SOP and referring participants to appropriate care as needed.

·  Maintain proper communication between study site and study coordinator

·  Maintain adequate supplies at the study sites (for example, study forms)

·  Ensure strict compliance with ethical requirements for conduct of research, privacy and confidentiality of study participants and their data including supporting the informed consent process.

·  Submit summaries of recruitment and enrolment to the study coordinator and suggest any improvements to the study flow as appropriate.

·  Provide support in active trading and retention of study participants in the study including home visits.

·  Attend regular meetings with the Study coordinator to discuss study progress and activities

·  Provide support for non-research activities at the facility.

·  Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Essential Requirements:

·  Diploma/Degree in social work/Community Health/ counselling psychology or a related field

·  Familiar with Maternal and Child Health needs of the community

·  Experience working in the community

·  Interest in maternal, child and neonatal health

·  At least t wo years research experience

·  Excellent computer skills(Attach certificate)

·  Excellent use REDCAP for data collection

·  Held a previous position in Maternal and Child Health

·  Excellent communication skills: Must be able to communicate regularly with study coordinator via email and Zoom

·  Good organizational skills

·  Able to work with minimal supervision

·  Language skills: fluency in English, Kiswahili, MUST be fluent in LUO

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

·  Flexibility in the job location and start period.

·  Ability to input data into Android Tablet.

·  Must have an up to date certificate in Human Subjects.

Applications must include the following:

·  CLICK HERE to complete our online application form

·  Complete CV with 3 referees indicating their telephone contacts and e-mail contacts

·  Relevant certificates and testimonials

If qualified for the above post, please send your CV and testimonials addressed to the Principal Investigator, CHVNeo study to the email: chvneo2022@gmail.com by 12th December, 2022.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.