Study Nurses and Retention Officers Jobs at Siaya & Rachuonyo County Hospitals and Riruta Health Center

Aug 23, 2016

The office of Research and Program at Kenyatta National Hospital in collaboration with university of Washington is seeking to fill the following positions:
 
Position: Study Nurses
 
Reporting to: Study Coordinator & Principal Investigator
 
Location: Siaya County hospital, Rachuonyo County Hospital and Riruta Health Center
 
Essential requirements:
  • Registered Nurse / Higher Diploma in nursing
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Past research experience: At least 6 months
  • Held a previous position in Maternal and Child Health
  • Excellent skills with text messaging and mobile phones
  • Language skills: fluency in English, Kiswahili, and Luo
  • Team player with ability to work closely with other study staff at the site, Research Officers, and Retention Officers
Specific Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Recruit and enroll participants into the study
  • Respond to participant SMS (text message) communication daily (Monday-Friday)
  • Update SMS system with participant information
  • Collect data per approved Standard Operating Procedures and input into Android tablet system
  • Conduct follow up visits via phone and in person with study participants
  • Submit weekly summaries of recruitment and enrollment into the study to the study data manager
Position: Retention Officers
 
Reporting to: Study Coordinator & Principal Investigator
 
Location: Siaya County hospital, Rachuonyo County Hospital and Riruta Health Center

Essential Requirements:
  • Diploma in social work
  • Fluent in English, Kiswahili and Dholuo common languages among our research participants
  • Must be conversant with the study area
  • Computer literate
  • Additional required qualifications include Certificates in Human Subjects Protection.
Specific Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Conduct home visits for each participant enrolled
  • Assist study nurses with recruiting and enrolling participants into the study
  • Complete locator Case Report Form
  • Prepare daily clinic summaries of  women ,screened and recruited into the study
  • Defaulter tracing
Applications must include the followings:
  • Complete CV with 2 referees indicating their day telephone contacts and  e-mail contacts
  • Relevant certificates and testimonials
Applications are due no later than: 30th August 2016 and emailed at @ mhealthstudy2015@gmail.com to: Principal Investigator, Kenyatta National Hospital




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