Study Roving Nurse Job in Kenya


Job Purpose

The study nurse will be responsible for recruiting and enrolling participants into the study in the selected facilities in Homabay & Siaya County. He/she will directly report to the assistant study coordinator.


Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Screening, recruiting and enrolling participants to the study.
  • Counselling the study participant on pre-exposure prophylaxis
  • Identifying prior study participants to be enrolled in the extension study.
  • Collect data per approved Standard Operating Procedures and input into Android tablet system (RedCap)
  • Conduct rapid HIV testing for study participants.
  • Counsel women on HIV and prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission
  • Collecting, preparing, and storing samples from study participants.
  • Physical and neurocognitive assessment of infants
  • Preparing study participants for DEXA Scan procedures
  • 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)
  • Must have at least one year experience in research post-internship
  • 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 Zoom
  • Must be trained in Human Subjects Protection (Attach certificate)
  • Excellent skills with mobile technology
  • Language skills: fluency in English, Kiswahili, and Luo
  • Team player with ability to work closely with other study staff at the site


Applications must include the following:

  • Application letter to principal investigator PrIMA-X study, complete CV with 2 referees indicating their telephone contacts and e-mail contacts
  • Relevant certificates and testimonials
  • Practicing license
  • If qualified for the above post, please send the above documents to the email by; 12th October 2023

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be shortlisted.

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