Registered Nurse at KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP)

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Registered Nurse


  • Assess patient needs to diagnose, plan, and implement appropriate nursing care for children per 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 advise/ 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 (malnutrition bay)
  • Perform study-related procedures including administering investigational products as per protocols.
  • Continuously advise and inform patient’s parents/ guardians on their children’s illness, study participation, 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 or equivalent
  • Kenya Registered Nurse (KRCHN)
  • At least 3 years of nursing experience


  • Knowledge/ experience in patient care and in undertaking medical procedures.
  • Computer literate with proficiency and experience in using email applications and Microsoft applications such as Word and Excel


  • 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

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) on to apply

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