Study Nurse Job in Thika, Kenya – University of Nairobi ACTION Trial Project 2019

University of Nairobi

Department of Obsterics and Gynaecology

Antenatal Corticos Teroids For Improving Outcomes In Preterm Newborns (ACTION) Trial Project

Job Opportunities

The ACTION Trial project is a WHO Multi Country Trial to be conducted for a period of two (2) years in four hospitals in Kenya which include Thika level 5 hospital, Kiambu level 5 hospital, Nakuru level 5 hospital and Coast Provincial General hospital.

Study Nurse – Thika

1 Position


  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or its equivalent with a pass in English
  • The applicant must have a diploma in Kenya Registered Nurse Midwife or Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse or a degree in Bachelor of Science, Nursing


  • At least 1 year working experience post qualification in a busy maternity unit
  • Applicants with training and experience in research and IT will have added advantage

Among other duties the applicant will be required to:-

  • Work closely with the ACTION Investigators, Study Coordinator and the Data Manager
  • Based in the following County hospital: Thika
  • Work closely with the staff of labour ward to:
  • Recruit and randomize study participants
  • Collect data
  • Maintain registers of randomized clients

How to Apply

Applications must include the following:

  • Complete CV with 3 referees indicating their telephone contacts and e-mail contacts
  • Relevant certificates and testimonials.
  • Practicing license

Terms of employment: Three months contract renewable on Mutual agreement

Applications to be sent to

Closing Date: 31st May, 2019