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The KEN SHE Study is a prospective, blinded randomized study that will test the efficacy of single-dose bivalent and nonavalent HPV vaccination as a catch-up strategy.
Position: Study Nurse (4 Positions) K MR 7 Vacancy No. FN-03-05-2021
Reports to: Study Doctor
Duration: 1 Year Renewable Contract as per KEMRI Scheme of Service. The first 3 months is a probation period
Duties and Responsibilities
Register and consent study participants and assist with eligibility determination, screening and enrolment of study participants.
Informed Consent administration per study protocol and collection of participant medical and surgical history.
Work in consultation with the study clinicians in all steps above
Participant vaccination and psychosocial counselling
Prescreening and screening of participants
Support in health talks to participants at the clinic and mobilization sources.
Collect nasal swab specimens and phlebotomy.
Observe participants after vaccination and report any AEs observed to study doctor.
Ensure participant flow at the clinic.
Respond to questions about the study posed by participants and the community in consultation with the study doctor.
Ensure participant retention and adhere to site retention strategies.
Maintain a good relationship with the community, study participants and other clinic staff.
Maintain up to date participant visit notes
Administer Case Report Forms (CRFs), accurate recording of data on CRFs and perform self QC
Assess adherence to study products- vaccine schedules and take anthropometric measurements
Perform home visits.
Develop and review clinic related SOPs
Laboratory results interpretation
Prepare weekly and monthly progress reports of personal study activities
Closely work with other staff members to ensure the success of the study
Diploma in Nursing
Must be registered with the Nursing officers council of Kenya.
Knowledge and experience in vaccine administration and psychosocial counselling
Good Clinical Practice training/Human Subjects Protection training
At least two (2) years Clinical research experience
Commitment to integrity and high quality performance
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
Keen and attentive to detail
Ability to follow instructions and procedures
Articulate in both verbal and written communication in English and Swahili.
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• Two letters of reference with contact telephone numbers
• Copies of Academic Certificates and Transcripts
• A copy of the latest pay slip (if applicable)
• A copy of National Identity card or passport
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