International Center for Vulnerable population ICVPG Supported by Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) Bureau’s Programs for Vulnerable Populations, ICVPG is working with partner organizations to ensure that especially vulnerable populations groups are able to manage risks and gain access to opportunities that support their full and productive participation in society. ICVPG through local partners in Kenya are looking for STUDY NURSE for (1) year engagement

Position: Study Nurses (2SD Clinical Trial Project) – AD/6/64/20 (25 POSTS) (CHS) ONLY LOCALS SHOULD APPLY

Duty Station: Five position each at selected hospital facilities in HOMABAY, SIAYA, KISII, KAKAMEGA and MARSABIT

Reporting to: Study Coordinator

Tenure: Full-time, one year contract renewable on satisfactory performance and mutual consent.

Job description

This is a Project on adult HIV clinical trial that will be conducted at hospital facilities in Homabay, Kisii, Siaya, Kakamega and Marsabit. The Study Nurse will be responsible for recruitment, follow-up, retention and monitoring of study participants in accordance with the study protocols and SOPs.

Responsibilities

  • Screening of participants
  • Obtaining consent from participants
  • Providing family planning services
  • Preventing missed appointments and ensuring retention of study participants
  • Supporting treatment adherence
  • Collection and entry of study information in approved clinical report forms
  • Completion of required MoH tools and registers for HIV care
  • Safe and confidential custody of study source and other study documents
  • Collection and shipment of study specimen
  • Dispensing of study medication
  • Monitoring study participants for adverse events
  • Any other duties assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

  • Enrolled Nurse and registered to practice with the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Minimum of 1 year’ experience with direct clinical care
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Evidence of intermediate IT skills
  • MUST have a current Certificate of Good Clinical Practice
  • MUST have a Certificate in Human Subject Protection
  • Diploma or Degree in nursing is an added advantage
  • Additional training in counselling is an added advantage
  • Research experience is an added advantage
  • Experience in HIV clinical care is an added advantage
  • Certification in the National Advanced HIV Clinical Course is an added advantage

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their application CV, Cover letter to (hr@icvpg.org) by 22nd June 2020. They should state their current designations and salaries and other benefits attached to those designations. They should state the place the would like to be station at depending on where they come from