Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) – Research Assistant (2 Positions).

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Position: Research Assistant (2 Positions) KMR/7(K) Vacancy No.FN-04-04-2021
Reports to: Community Coordinator
Location: Suba/Rongo
Duration: 6 Months Contract as per KEMRI Scheme of Service. The first 2 months is a probation period

Qualifications and Experience:

 Diploma in Community Health & Development, Social Work, Counselling Psychology or any other relevant health and social science fields
 Training in HTS with NASCOP certification.
 Post qualification experience in conducting field research using questionnaires, interviews will be added advantage
 Experience in community and home-based HIV testing and Counselling is added advantage
 Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office
 Ability to ride a motorbike is an added advantage (with a valid Driving License)

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes Required:

 Ability to communicate effectively both and in writing verbally in Luo, English and Kiswahili
 Natural ability to multitask, problem solve and work with others to resolve challenges
 Must be keen and attentive to details and have ability to follow instructions and procedures properly.
 Must be non-judgmental and flexible to mix with all cadres of people in the community
 Must have good interpersonal skills, flexible and a team player.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 Ensure green card/blue card data are entered into electronic database (Open MRS, Clinic data works &NCD)
 Pull and submit pre-programmed reports from open MRS on a weekly basis.
 Support in correction of frequent data errors identified by data coordinator
 Manage calendar of appointments under supervision of study clinician
 Accurate and prompt study documentation
 Tracking and tracing of study participants in their respective homes or places of convenience for home-based study interventions
 Filing and maintaining study documents as patient files in CCC
 Ensuring proper documentation on all the study CRFs as well as the MOH forms and registers
 Other duties as assigned by the data coordinator.

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

Application Method

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are encouraged to send in their applications through email; hrrctp@kemri-ucsf.org

KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITED TO DIVERSITY; PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS SELECTION PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

https://www.kemri.org/careers/

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