HOPE Project Study Nurse Career Opportunity in Kenya

Job Title: Study Nurse

HOPE Project, Kisumu and Homabay

The Research and Programs Office at Kenyatta National Hospital in collaboration with the University of Washington is seeking to fill the following positions.

HOPE study is looking to hire 1 Study Nurse to be based in Homabay and Kisumu starting May 2023.

The objective of HOPE study is to understand the effect of maternal HIV status and treatment on long term developmental and mental health outcomes.

This study will be conducted in Kenyan children and adolescents age 6 weeks-18 years at 5 hospitals in Nairobi and Kisumu.

Position: Study Nurse (1 Position)

Qualified Kenyan candidates are invited to fill the above positions on one year renewable contract subject to merit, ability and competencies as reflected in work performance and results.

Reports to Study Coordinator, Principal Investigator

Location: Homabay County

Duties and responsibilities

  • Recruiting and enrolling participants into the study
  • Ensure a seamless and coordinated running of the study in their site
  • Conducting enrollment and follow-up procedures
  • Supervising retention officers
  • Providing summaries of enrollments

Academic Qualification

  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Registered with the Nursing council
  • Certificates in Human Subjects Protection

Required experience

  • Two (2) years relevant research experience
  • Experience conducting neurodevelopmental assessments among children under 5 years


  • Effective Communication English, Kiswahili
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Good time Management
  • Team Player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Client service support and public relations
  • Must be conversant with the study area
  • Computer literate

How to Apply

Interested applicants MUST send a cover letter stating current position of employment highlighting duties and responsibilities and state date of availability to begin work if successful.

Attach CV indicating two (2) referees indicating their telephone contacts and e-mail contacts and relevant copies certificates and testimonials.

Also Include two (2) recommendation letters (minimum) and a copy of last pay slip and email to hopestudy2021@gmail.com

The deadline for application is 22nd April, 2023

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by April 25th, 2023