Study Nurse Job Vacancy in Kenya

Position Title: Study Nurse

(One Position)

Job Summary: S/he will triage, counsel, clients attending their study visits and refer them to the clinical officers or the Study Clinician.

Immediate Supervisor: Study Clinician

Job Specification

  • Professional qualification
  • Registration with the Nursing council of Kenya
  • Team player, Outgoing, innovative and Flexible
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Kenya National Family planning guidelines is mandatory.
  • Previous knowledge and experience with family planning tools and Job aids will be an added advantage.

Reporting Relationships

Immediate Supervisor: Lead Clinician

Supervisory Role: Clinic assistant

Peers: Nurse Counsellors, Clinical officer, Pharmaceutical technologist

Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Will work with the clinical officers and the Pharmacist to provide Sexual and reproductive health services to couples enrolled
  • Will work with the field officers in recruitment of clinicians through answering queries in the social media platforms.
  • Will Screen all clients for enrolment to the CCTN study. They will guide the patients through the informed consent procedure.
  • Will give health talks concerning study procedures to patient in the waiting room before seen by clinical officers
  • They will triage patients to be enrolled in the clinic.
  • Will counsel patients on procedures to be followed during physical examination, genital examination and help draw lab samples for all clients enrolled in the clinic.
  • He or She will refer clients enrolled to the clinical officer for specialized care if needed.
  • HIV/STI risk reduction testing and counselling through CHTC.
  • Liaising with the clinic assistant and administrator to ensure all the specimens collected are recorded to the clinic log before delivery to laboratory.
  • Providing the laboratory results to the clients on follow up.
  • Perform daily Quality improvement procedures samples and CRFs for all clients seen in the clinic on a daily basis.
  • Train and remain   on all Study Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Study Specific Procedures SSPs
  • Participate in weekly clinic Quality improvement meetings.
  • Other duties advised by the study clinician.

Additional trainings required

  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  • Human Subject Protection
  • Continuous FP/ study SOP / SSP guidelines and trainings

How to Apply

Applications must include the following:

  • Complete CV with 2 referees indicating their telephone contacts and e-mail contacts
  • MUST send all the relevant certificates and testimonials

If qualified for the above post, CLICK HERE to complete an online application form and send your CV to tesneseffistudynurse@gmail.com by 22nd June 2018




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