Study Nurses/Clinic Nurses - MR 7 (4 Positions)

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Company:KEMRI
Category:Health
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Ksh. NIL
Location:Nairobi

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Program description: The Centre for Respiratory Diseases Research would like to fill vacancies in the

 

following positions: Study Nurse for the VPM1002 TB vaccine project.

 

 

 

Position:

 

Location:

 

Reports to:

 

 

 

Full-time Study Nurses/Clinic Nurses - MR 7 (4 Positions)

 

Nairobi/Siaya

 

Nurse Supervisor and Study Coordinator

 

 

 

Essential Requirements:

 

  1. Must have a Diploma in Community Health Nursing from a recognized institution.

 

  1. She/he must be registered and with a valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya.

 

  1. At least 1-2 years of research experience.

 

  1. Ability to work well with the community, and collaboratively with colleagues. He/She must be flexible and work within the existing structure, in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and integrity.
  2. Excellent written/oral communication, interpersonal and organization skills.

 

  1. Computer literacy in Microsoft Office suite.

 

  1. Fluent in English and Swahili, written and spoken.

 

 

 

 

Desired Qualities:

 

  • HIV testing and counseling training

 

  • Attention to detail

 

  • Research Experience is an added advantage

 

  • Certificate in “Good Clinical Practice” and/or “Human Subjects Protection”

 

  • Ability to work long hours within a team

 

 

Job Summary:

 

The study nurse will be responsible for obtaining informed consent from potential participants, HIV testing and counseling, Triaging, taking vital signs, training participants on study sample collection, documenting procedures. They will also be responsible for data entry into an electronic database and responding to queries.

 

Major duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of study protocol

 

  • Obtain and accurately document informed consent

 

  • Perform weight and height measurements, vital signs observations; document these as per the study protocol and SOPs.
  • Ensure ward supplies are available at all times and all equipment are in working condition.

 

  • Help ensure good communication, quality and timely completion of clinical trial activities, including problem identification and problem solving.
  • Adequately respond to questions about the study posed by parents/guardians and the community.

 

  • Maintain a good relationship with the community and other clinic staff.

 

  • Any other duties as assigned by the Study Management.

 

 

Applications should include the following:

 

  • Letter of Application (INDICATE VACANCY NUMBER)

 

  • Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address

 

  • Letters of reference from your referees

 

  • Copies of Certificates and transcripts

 

 

Terms of Employment: A one (1) year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service and a Probation period for the first 3 months.

 

Remuneration: salary and benefits are based on the KEMRI scheme of service

 

 

 

A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed above should be sent to the following address to be received not later than not later than 22nd May 2018.

 

The Director

 

Kenya Medical Research Institute

 

P.O. Box 54840-00200

 

NAIROBI.

 

Attn: Assistant Director, Human Resources

 

Or send by email to [email protected]

 

KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER; WOMEN AND DISABLED PERSONS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI/CGHR AND DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY

 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

 

Click here to apply; https://www.kemri.org/index.php/careers

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