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Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) – Registered Nurse (Kisumu).

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Opening date: October 7, 2021 

 Vacancy No: CGHR/211/09/21

Position: Registered Nurse (2 position) KMR 8

Location: Kisumu, Kenya

Reporting to: Study Coordinator

Program description

The KEMRI/CGHR program has expanded considerably in its research and program support activities. This program is collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other partners and funders.  It  involves  conducting  research  and  programmatic  support  for  activities  related  to Malaria,  HIV,  Tuberculosis  and  other  diseases.  The  Family  Health  Unit  at  KEMRI-CGHR, Kisumu,  has  a  vacancy  in  the  Antenatal  and  Postnatal  COVID-19  (ANCOV)  study  for  the following position. 

Job purpose 

The  incumbent  will  be  responsible  for  providing  nursing  care  to  study participants,  conducting  antenatal,  perinatal  and  post-natal  care  to  mother  and  follow  up  for mother  and  baby  pair.    He/she  will  participate  in  taking  histories,  vital  signs,  physical examination,  anthropometrics,  assist  in  conducting  deliveries  and  management  of  patients.

Coordinate referral of pregnant women, enrolment and follow-ups. 

Requirements

  • Diploma in in nursing from a recognized institution.
  • Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Valid Practicing License from Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Excellent written/oral communication, interpersonal and organization skills
  • Fluency in English and Swahili both written and spoken
  • Training as a midwife and having worked in an Maternal and Child health and Nutrition
  • (MCHN) or reproductive and child health environment

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to withstand post-mortem procedures
  • Advance level of computer literacy
  • Excellent organizational skills and record keeping skills
  • Ability to communicate with tact, diplomacy and counselling skills to bereaved family members
  • Ability to work in a complex multidisciplinary group, especially in MOH set-up
  • Be a team player

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide basic triage to study participants
  • Enrolment and follow-up of study participants
  • Collection of high dimensional longitudinal clinical data
  • Participate in antenatal, perinatal and post-natal care of study participants
  • Identify danger signs of pregnancy and do appropriate referral
  • Conduct rapid HIV test in study participants with pre and post-test counselling
  • Maintains strict confidentiality and participants’ privacy
  • Maintain adequate amounts of required clinic supplies
  • Ensures high quality accurate data collection and recording of confidential clinical data.
  • Advices the study participants on availability of referral services.
  • Develop in-depth understanding of the study design and goals for successful

Implementation and execution of the study 

  • Develop and review study SOPs
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by your immediate supervisor

Terms  of  Employment:  This  employment  is  a  one-year  (1)  renewable  contract  with probation period for the first 3 months.

Salary is as per the stated job scale. 

How To Apply

Applications MUST include the following:

  • Letter of Application (INDICATE VACANCY NUMBER)
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address
  • Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
  • Copies of Certificates or Transcripts
  • Contact telephone number

Apply to

 Deputy Director, CGHR,

PO Box 1578-40100,

Kisumu

Not later than October 25, 2021.

Submit your application including documents via Email address cghr@kemri.org

KEMRI  IS  AN  EQUAL  OPPORTUNITY  EMPLOYER;  WOMEN  AND  DISABLED PERSONS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT  ANY  STAGE  OF  ITS  SELECTION  PROCESS  INCLUDING  APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY TO RELEVANT AUTHORITY.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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