Study Roving Nurse Job in Kenya

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Study Roving Nurse Job in Kenya


Position: Study Roving Nurse

(1 Post to be Rotating in Kisumu, Homabay and Siaya)

Job Purpose: The study nurses will be responsible for conducting duties for an RCT study of WLHIV in the specific facilities within those selected Counties.

He/she will directly report to the study coordinator.

Responsibilities and Requirements

·  Discuss study procedures and conduct screening with facility clients to assess interest in and eligibility for participation in the research study.

·  Perform the informed consent processes, obtain written and/or verbal consent for research procedures and document the consent process as needed.

·  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 SMS communication daily and as per the SOP and referring participants to appropriate care as needed.

·  Update SMS system with participant information

·  Maintain proper communication between study site, study coordinator and Study Principal Investigator (PI).

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

·  Submit daily summary of study progress to the study coordinator, Study (PI) or co-Investigators and suggest any improvements to the study procedures as appropriate

·  Ensure strict compliance with ethical requirements for conduct of research, privacy and confidentiality of study participants and their data.

·  Submit summaries of recruitment and enrolment to the study coordinator

·  Attend regular meetings with the study PI and/or 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.

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills Required

·  Must be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya

·  Must have a minimum of a Diploma in Nursing.

·  Must have at least 2 years’ experience in maternal and child health.

·  Must have at least 2 years’ research experience

·  Must have experience in REDCAP/ODK

·  MUST be fluent in Luo

·  Must be trained in Human Subjects protection /Good Clinical Practice

·  Must have excellent computer skills (Attach computer training certificate)

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

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

·  Flexibility in the job location and start period.

Applications MUST include the following:

·  Completed online application form (available here)

·  Complete CV with 2 referees indicating their telephone contacts and e-mail contacts

·  Relevant certificates and testimonials

·  Valid Practicing License

If qualified for the above post, please send your application addressed to the Principal Investigator, Mwach-Empower study.

If qualified for the above post, please send your CV and testimonials to the email: by 22nd March 2023

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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