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Research Assistant, Nurse, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Aga Khan University
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

Job Summary
The Research Nurse will be responsible for enrolment, data collection, blood sampling and follow up of study participants, to better understand how severe acute respiratory-coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection during pregnancy impacts women and their neonates during pregnancy and post-partum period. S/he will work within the Centre of Excellence for Women and Child Health, East Africa and report to the Principal Investigator.
  • Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Nurse or equivalent.
  • Proof of registration with relevant professional body.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant clinical experience preferably in nursing and midwifery.
  • Experience in research is an asset.


  • Conduct proper recruitment and enrolment of study participants.
  • Facilitate accurate data collection using case report forms.
  • Ensure timely sample collection by availing the test kits to the study sites, collection of blood samples and packaging and delivery of blood samples to the laboratory.
  • Follow up study participants and collect follow up study data.

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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