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  • Posted: Jun 22, 2020
    Deadline: Jun 28, 2020
  • The Aga Khan University is a private, autonomous university that promotes human welfare through research, teaching and community service initiatives. Based on the principles of quality, access, impact and relevance, the University has campuses and programmes in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, the United Kingdom, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Its facilities include ...
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    Research Study Nurse


    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 w

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    Clinical Practice Educator-OR/Recovery Hospital Administration


    Reporting to the OR/Recovery Nursing Manager, the Clinical Practice Educator will be responsible for delivery of safe and quality patient care through evidence based clinical practice and nurses’ professional growth and development.


    • Leads the team in development, implementation and monitoring of unit based clinical policies and procedures;
    • Guides nurses in the assessment of patient care needs and the planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing interventions;
    • Identifies learning needs of the nurses and assumes responsibility for development and implementation of unit based in-service programs for all nursing staff;
    • Makes daily rounds of all patients in the unit while reviewing patient allocation to determine correct patient assignment to the nurses;
    • Ensures that all documentation related to patient care is done as well as ensure that staff are familiar with the documentation policy;
    • Participates in the Nursing Division Nursing Quality Assurance audit program;
    • Guides nursing staff in initiation of and participation in Hospital-wide as well as Unit-based nursing research projects;
    • Ensures a monthly report of learning activities and spot checks are submitted to the relevant entities on time;
    • Takes lead in unit based continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) projects.


    Applicant must be a Registered Nurse with current licensure with the Kenya Nursing Council. They must have BScN, ACLS certification. S/he should be proficient in Microsoft Office packages. The successful candidate should have a minimum of five (5) years nursing experience in an acute care Hospital.

    Method of Application

    Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to the Manager, Recruitment, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. P. O. Box 30270-00100, NAIROBI or by email to [email protected]. Applications by email are preferred.
    Please indicate the title of the position on your application.

    Applications should be submitted latest by June 28, 2020

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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