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  • Posted: Mar 23, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 6, 2023
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    The KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) is based within the KEMRI Centre for Geographic Medical Research - (Coast). Our core activities are funded by the Wellcome Trust. We conduct integrated epidemiological, social, laboratory and clinical research in parallel, with results feeding into local and international health policy. Our research platfor...
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    To provide efficient and effective nursing care to paediatric patients and supports research study activities.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Assess patient needs in order to diagnose, plan and implement appropriate nursing care for children in accordance with established protocols.
    • Provide treatment to patients as instructed by the physician including performing procedures, tracking vital signs, administering medicines and carrying out regular checks on the patient’s well being.
    • Monitor treatment plans, evaluate and advice/ make appropriate recommendations to the Medical Officer or relevant officer as required.
    • Undertake daily reviews of patients to establish eligibility for inclusion in studies and make relevant recommendations.
    • Ensure all study patients are aware of their rights and have signed consent forms.
    • Collect and document data as defined in the study protocols.
    • Support clinical care and research activities at the paediatric unit ( PCM bay)
    • Perform study related procedures including administering investigational products as per protocols.
    • Continuously advice and inform patient’s parents/ guardians on their children’s illness, participation in the studies, progress and treatment.
    • To maintain relevant medical records on patients, treatment etc. as may be required.
    • To generate and draft nursing reports as may be required from time to time.
    • Support study protocols.
    • And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.


    • A Diploma in Nursing.
    • Kenya Registered Nurse (KRCHN).
    • At least 3 years nursing experience.
    • Knowledge/ experience in patient care and in undertaking medical procedures.
    • Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft applications.


    • Excellent diagnostic skills.
    • Attentive to detail with strong follow through ability.
    • Proactive and confident with strong ethics.
    • Able and willing to take and follow instruction and to learn.
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).
    • Team worker, able to work in a multi-cultural environment, punctual and high integrity.
    • Well groomed; neat and clean appearance.

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