KEMRI Nurse Counselor Jobs in Kenya

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KEMRI Nurse Counselor Job 

A KEMRI –CCR Clinical Trials Research Project based in Thika is currently conducting clinical trials and is looking for motivated individuals to fill in the following positions: Nurse Counselor position- To be based in Thika

Job purpose

To deliver quality nursing and counseling services to patients and research study participants.

Responsibilities for the Nurse Counselor Job

  • Obtains consent from participants for various studies
  • Obtains medical history and performs physical examination
  • Offers individual, group and family counseling to participants and patients
  • Confirms eligibility for all study participants
  • Completes and handles all CRF queries
  • Completes interviewer administered questionnaires
  • Conducts protocol specific tests and procedures
  • Phlebotomy, specimen processing
  • Does HIV counseling, testing and lab results interpretation
  • Responds to participant’s calls.
  • Community sensitization in order for recruitment purposes of study participants
  • Performs other duties assigned by supervisor
  • Retention activities-follow up of participants in need of close monitoring and review together with visit reminders via phone calls
  • Development and training of SOPs
  • Record any adverse events, pregnancy, sero-conversion (HIV, HSV) and notify the lead clinician of the same as per protocol

Qualifications for the Nurse Counselor Job

  • Education and Professional training
  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or related field
  • Training in HIV/AIDS counseling and testing

Licensure

Registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya

Competencies

  • Team player
  • Excellent Communication and people skills
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to work without supervision

Qualifications for the Nurse Counselor Job

  • Two (2) years’ experience working in a comprehensive Care Centre or an equivalent HIV care setting
  • Prior GCP and Human subjects training is desirable
  • Experience working in clinical research setting is an added advantage

How To Apply

Send your application to [email protected]