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Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) – Research Assistants.

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Position: Research Assistants ( 4 Positions) K MR 7 

Vacancy No. FN-05-11-2022

Reports to: Study Coordinator

Location:Kisumu

Duration: 6 Months as per KEMRI Scheme of Service. The first 2 months is a probation period

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Register and consent study participants and assist with eligibility determination, screening and enrolment of study participants.
  • Administer and collect participant tobacco use history and medication use history as per study protocol.
  • Provide health education on tobacco use cessation counselling support.
  • Respond to questions about the study posed by participants and the community.
  • Ensure participant retention and adhere to site retention strategies and requirements.
  • Maintain up to date participant visit notes.
  • Develop and review study related SOPs.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly progress reports of personal study activities.
  • Ensuring safety of data collection tools and equipment assigned.
  • Accurate and prompt study documentation.
  • Transport Reimbursement for participant
  • Other duties as assigned by the Study Coordinator

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Diploma in Public health or Social Science or Community Development or related field.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Counselling and Psychosocial support.
  • At least 2 years of experience working in HIV Clinics.
  • Good Clinical Practice training/Human Subjects Protection training in behavioural Health

Other required skills

  • Must be keen and attentive to details and have ability to follow instructions and procedures properly.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication required.
  • Must be non-judgmental and flexible to mix with all cadres of people
  • Prior working knowledge in tobacco use cessation programs is desirable
  • Must have good interpersonal skills, flexible and a team player.

How to Apply

  1. All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.
  2. Indicate Position & Vacancy Number as the subject of the Email
  3. Must include a current CV with names of at least three referees.
  4. Must include copies of academic and professional certificates.

A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of the documents listed above should be sent to: hrrctp@kemri-rctp.org not later than 2nd December, 2022.

KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITED TO DIVERSITY;PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

 

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