RCTP Nyanza Female Migration Study VCT Counselor and Field Interviewer Jobs in Kisumu Kenya 2013

 

Program Description: The Research Care and Training Program (RCTP), is a collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and University of Washington (UW).
RCTP leads the Family AIDS Care and Education Services (FACES) program, a comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment program working in over 1 00 clinics in Nyanza Province, Kenya.
RCTP is seeking motivated individuals to fill the following vacancies in the Female Migration Study.
 
Job Title: Field Interviewer / VCT Counselor
Reports to: Study Coordinator
 
Duty Station: Kisumu
 
Duration: 6 Months, starting July 1 , 2013
 
Vacancy No. FN-036-06-2013
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Collect GPS data in a market setting and record data on a computer tablet
  • Recruit and obtain informed consent from study subjects
  • Manage calendar of appointments under supervision of study coordinator
  • Deliver reminders of appointment times to study participants
  • Administer surveys, take vital signs
  • Perform HIV counseling and testing as per current Kenyan protocol
  • Trace study participants
  • Filing, maintaining study charts
  • Uploading data on a daily basis under supervision of study coordinator
  • Accurate and prompt study documentation
  • Other duties as assigned
Key Requirements:
Education:
  • University degree in anthropology, sociology, geography, psychology OR a Diploma in Community Health, Social Work, Nursing or Clinical Medicine with at least 2 years work experience in health research.
  • Certificate in HIV test counseling
  • Certificate in Counseling
Experience:
  • Experience with research preferred
  • Working experience within an HIV care setting preferred
  • Familiarity with computers
Other skills:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent spoken English, Dholuo, and Kiswahili required
Job Title: Field Interviewer
Reports to: Study Coordinator
 
Duty Station: Kisumu
 
Duration: 6 Months, starting July 1 , 2013
 
Vacancy No. FN-037-06-2013
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Collect GPS data in a market setting and record data on a computer tablet
  • Recruit and obtain informed consent from study subjects
  • Manage calendar of appointments under supervision of study coordinator
  • Deliver reminders of appointment times to study participants
  • Administer surveys
  • Trace study participants
  • Maintaining study data and uploading on a daily basis under supervision of study coordinator
  • Accurate and prompt study documentation
  • Other duties as assigned
Key Requirements:
Education: University degree in anthropology, sociology, geography, psychology OR a Diploma in Community Health, Social Work, Nursing or Clinical Medicine with at least 2 years work experience in health research.
Experience:
  •  Experience with research preferred
  • Familiarity with computers
Other skills:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent spoken English, Dholuo, and Kiswahili required
Applications must include the following:
  • A cover letter stating current work (if applicable), current salary and (late available to start work on the project
  • A current CV with names and telephone contacts for at least 2 referees
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates and copy of the latest pay slip
  • At least two recommendation letters, preferably from previous employers
All applications must be sent electronically to the email address below followed by hard copies which should be delivered or posted so as to reach the following address by 14th June 2013: hrrctp@kemri-ucsf.org
Human Resources Manager
KEMRI – RCTP/ FACES Program
P. 0 Box 614-40100
Kisumu
 
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