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Position: Nursing Officer (1 Position) KMR/7 Vacancy No.FN-03-04-2021
Reports to: Clinic Lead
Duration: 6 Months Contract as per KEMRI Scheme of Service. The first 2 months is a probation period
Diploma in Nursing from a recognized medical training institution.
Registered with the Nursing council and has a valid practicing license
Duties and Responsibilities:
Conduct physical and medical examinations for study participants and treat medical conditions as may apply
Perform clinical assessment of participants & interpret laboratory results.
Conduct The Life-Stage Assessment
VL monitoring and counseling, giving feedback to study participants
Administer informed consent to prospective and continuing study participants and record the process appropriately
Respond to questions about the study posed by participants and the community
Develop in-depth understanding of the study’s goals and the logistics required to conduct the study
Track/trace participants for their study visits within the prescribed visit windows to ensure good retention and safety monitoring
Participate in Provider consultation and discussion via WhatsApp will occur upon each detectable VL test result and for any other issue or barrier to adherence identified by the study staff as requiring consultation, as needed
Report problems encountered to the study Coordinator and consult appropriately
Report adverse events as applicable and document all protocol deviations
Counsel participants on HIV/AIDS and various treatment/prevention on offer. Maintain participant confidentiality at all times
Maintain good relationship with the community, the rest of the clinical team and the other departments in the facility
Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the study Coordinator and designated supervisors
Works in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and integrity
At least one year experience with Clinical research
Minimum 2 years’ experience in HIV Clinical care management including anti-retroviral.
Experience in implementing clinical research studies.
Other Required Skills:
Comfortable working in remote rural villages of Suba, Mbita & Rongo, Uriri Sub-Counties of Southern Nyanza.
Be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in English and preferably Dholuo
Ability to ride a motorbike (with a valid riding/driving license) will be an added advantage.
Applications should include the following:
A cover letter stating current position and date available to start working for the program
A current CV including email and mobile phone contact
Name and phone number for two professional referees
Two letters of recommendation
A copy of the latest pay slip (if applicable)
Copies of academic and professional certificates
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are encouraged to send in their applications through email; firstname.lastname@example.org
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.