Study Nurses Jobs in Homabay and Siaya Counties

Jun 19, 2017

Position: Study Nurse

(10 Posts to Be Located In Homabay / Siaya County)


Job Purpose: The study nurse will be responsible for recruiting and enrolling participants into the study in the selected facilities in Homabay and Siaya Counties.

He/she will directly report to the assistant study coordinator.



Responsibilities and Requirements
  • Counselling the study participant on pre-exposure prophylaxis
  • Identifying the study participants to be enrolled in the study
  • Collect data per approved Standard Operating Procedures and input into Android tablet system
  • Conduct rapid HIV testing for study participants
  • Counsel women on oral HIV testing, and provide instructions for oral HIV testing
  • Counsel women on partner HIV testing, with oral HIV test kit or refer partners to clinic
  • Counsel women on HIV and prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission
  • Submit twice-weekly summaries of recruitment and enrollment into the study to the study coordinator
  • Participate in twice-weekly phone call with PI and rest of study staff
Qualifications, Experience, and Skills Required
  • Must be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Must have a Diploma in Kenya Registered Nursing/Midwifery (KRN/M) or Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing (KRCHN)
  • At least one year experience post-internship
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Past research experience is an added advantage
  • Excellent communication skills: Must be able to communicate to the study participants well and with PI via email and Skype
  • Excellent skills with mobile technology
  • Language skills: fluency in English, Kiswahili, and Luo
  • Team player with ability to work closely with other study staff at the site
Applications must include the following:
  • Complete CV with 2 referees indicating their telephone contacts and e-mail contacts
  • Relevant certificates and testimonials.
  • Practicing license
If qualified for the above post, please CLICK HERE to upload your certificates and email your CV primastudynurse@gmail.com




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