Study Nurse

at UCSF Global Programs for Research & Training
Published November 15, 2022
Location Kisumu, Kenya
Category Health Care  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

Global Programs seeks to recruit a Study Nurse for this study. The position requires a one-year commitment, with the potential for extension at the end of the period, subject to funding availability.

Roles and responsibilities:

Conduct physical and medical examinations for study participants and treat medical conditions as may apply
Perform clinical assessment of participants & interpret laboratory results.
VL monitoring and counseling, giving feedback to study participants
Collaborate with Ministry of Health staff to identify eligible participants
Recruit study participants in coordination with Ministry of Health staff
Administer informed consent to prospective and continuing study participants and record the process appropriately
Respond to questions about the study posed by participants and the community
Develop in-depth understanding of the study’s goals and the logistics required to conduct the study
Blood sample management/coordination with Lumumba KEMRI research laboratory for same-day viral load analysis and retrieval of results
Transport Reimbursement for study participants
Track/trace participants for their study visits within the prescribed visit windows to ensure good retention and safety monitoring. This may include home visits and speaking with household members while maintaining patient confidentiality.
Report problems encountered to the study PI and consult appropriately
Data collection of study questionnaires into tablet-based database.
Maintain and upload study data daily.
Accurate and prompt study documentation.
Support data quality control and investigate data queries.
Always maintain participant confidentiality

Education

Diploma in Nursing from a recognized medical training institution.

Registered with the Nursing council and has a valid practicing license

Experience

At least one year’s experience with Clinical practice

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