Research Study Nurse - Nairobi, Kenya

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Research Study Nurse

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Jun 21, 2020

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Chartered in 1983, Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, autonomous and self-governing international university, with 13 teaching sites in 6 countries over three continents. An integral part of the Aga Khan Development Network, AKU provides higher education in several disciplines, carries out research pertinent to the countries and operates 7 hospitals (soon 8) and over 325 outreach clinics, all at international standards. It has almost 2,500 students and 14,000 staff. The University is both a model of academic excellence and an agent of social change. As an international institution, AKU operates on the core principles of quality, relevance, impact and access.
The position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Reporting to the Principal Investigator, the successful candidate is primarily responsible for conducting the administrative assistance to the site investigator and coordinating the Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of COVID-19, and the Biorepository and Data Registry at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi.
Evaluate screened patients for study eligibility;
Work with PI to provide study information (verbal and written) to participants and obtain written informed consent;
Record any adverse reactions occurring immediately post vaccination;
Complete the Case Report Forms and update database;
Work with the project manager to order for supplies as at when required;
Maintain confidential information about participants securely.

The ideal candidate must possess a Diploma as a Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse. S/he must be registered and with a valid license from the Nursing Council of Kenya with at least 1-2 years of working in a research setup. S/he should have good communication, interpersonal, and excellent computer skills.

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