Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) – Clinical Officer (1 Position), Kisumu.

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Position: Clinical Officer (1 Position) KMR/ 7 Vacancy No. FN-016-05-2021

Reports to: Study Doctor

Location: Kisumu

Duration: 1 Year Renewable Contract as per KEMRI Scheme of Service.

The first 3 months is a probation period

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Performing Clinical Assessments.
• Collecting specimens.
• Conducting interviews, administering Case report forms and form completion
• Offer support counselling to study participants.
• Conducting the informed consent process.
• Diagnose and provide STI and treatment for other ailments to participants.
• Make requisitions for the required clinical supplies.
• Monitor Adverse events and write reports to IRB or any other regulatory body as required
• Develop and implement Standard Operating Procedures as per protocol
• Perform any other duties as assigned by your immediate supervisor.
• Safety communication with medical director, study safety monitor and Principal Investigator


• Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery.
• Registered with the relevant professional body.
• Valid practicing license.
• Certificate in ART Management and Syndromic Management of STIs, Counseling will be an added advantage

Required Experience

• Two years’ experience in a similar field.
• Experience in research setting and having Human Subject protection certificate will be an added advantage

Other Required Skills

• Good communication skills
• Pleasant personality
• Ability to work under pressure
• Good report writing skills
• Good Computer skills, especially, MS Office packages

Applicants should attach the following:

• Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number) and date available to start working for the study
• Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone number and e-mail address
• 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
• Requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.

Applications to be done through the email no later than 24th June 2021. (Indicate Position & Vacancy Number as the subject of your Email)

KEMRI or any of its programs, Studies or Projects does not solicit for Money or any form of reward for a Job applicant to be considered for employment. Any such requests should be immediately reported to the HR department.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.




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