KEMRI Study Nurse – Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities
Register and consent study participants and assist with eligibility determination, screening and enrolment of study participants.
Informed Consent administration per study protocol and collection of participant medical and surgical history.
Work in consultation with the study clinicians in all steps above
Participant vaccination and psychosocial counselling
Prescreening and screening of participants
Support in health talks to participants at the clinic and mobilization sources.
Collect nasal swab specimens and phlebotomy.
Observe participants after vaccination and report any AEs observed to study doctor.
Ensure participant flow at the clinic.
Respond to questions about the study posed by participants and the community in consultation with the study doctor.
Ensure participant retention and adhere to site retention strategies.
Maintain a good relationship with the community, study participants and other clinic staff.
Maintain up to date participant visit notes
Administer Case Report Forms (CRFs), accurate recording of data on CRFs and perform self QC
Assess adherence to study products- vaccine schedules and take anthropometric measurements
Perform home visits.
Develop and review clinic related SOPs
Laboratory results interpretation
Prepare weekly and monthly progress reports of personal study activities
Closely work with other staff members to ensure the success of the study

Required Qualifications
Diploma in Nursing
Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN) with extensive and recent hands-on clinical experience

Experience:
Knowledge and experience in vaccine administration and psychosocial counselling
Good Clinical Practice training/Human Subjects Protection training
At least one (1) year Clinical research experience is an added advantage
How to apply

All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.
Must include a current CV with names of at least three referees.
Must include copies of academic and professional certificates.

A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed above should be sent to: hrrctp@kemri-rctp.org not later than 26th August, 2022

For more information and job application details, see;https://www.kemri.go.ke/careers//

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