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Clerk (Interviewer)

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Job Summary

The Community Interviewer will report directly to the Research Scientist. S/He will be responsible for collection of standard ANC, OPD, Household registration, service delivery related data using ScanForm registers. The community Interviewer must ensure that the data collection in the health facilities and at the community level is conducted in the highest standards possible as per Health Facility and Community Surveillance study protocols. S/he must be flexible and work within the existing structure, in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and integrity.
Essential Requirements:
  • O-level Secondary Education with a Minimum grade of C-(Minus)
  • Good English, Swahili and Dholuo, both spoken and written
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle
  • Knowledge of office computer packages or ability to work with smart phones
  • Must be able to write brief reports and keep records.
  • MUST be a resident or willing to live and work in Alego Usonga

Responsibilities

Specific Tasks and Responsibilities.
The Community Interviewers’ responsibilities shall include and not be limited to the following:
  • Consent study participants
  • Collect a blood sample by fingerpick (adults) and/or heel prick (infants)
  • Prepare a Dried Blood Spots (DBS) on filter paper
  • Prepare Blood slides (BS)
  • Perform a Malaria RDT.
  • Complete study forms accurately and completely
  • Ensure proper labelling, storage and tracking of samples and work with the Research Scientist to arrange for transport to the laboratory
  • Conduct interviews with study participants within the study villages
  • Communicate with the Research Scientist on field issues
  • Ensure that one has requisite supplies in good time
  • Attend study field meetings and report on progress of work
  • Be courteous, respectful, proactive, conscientious, punctual, honest, and hardworking
  • Work closely with the Data Manager to solve queries
  • Perform any other duties assigned or delegated by the study management.
  • Must be able to relate well with Ministry of Health staff and the community.

Job Requirements

Required education: High, secondary school
Required relevant work experience: 12 months
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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