EMPOWER Study Nurses Job Vacancies in Kenya


Position Title: Roving Study Nurses

(3 Posts)

Description: This position will entail rotational placement in different study sites in Kisumu, Homabay, Siaya and Nairobi counties.

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 patient 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 minimum 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 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:

  • Complete CV with 2 referees indicating their telephone contacts and e-mail contacts
  • Relevant certificates and testimonials
  • Valid Practicing License

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to complete our online application form.

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: mwachempower2022@gmail.com by 24th November, 2022

N/B: This position requires to be filled immediately after the interview.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.