Research Assistant – Locum at Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu (AKHK) – May 2024

Research Assistant – Locum

Overall Responsibility

  • The Research Assistant will provide support to the research team in conducting this study.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with identifying and screening potential participants based on inclusion/exclusion criteria and obtain informed consent from eligible patients or their representatives.
  • Collect demographic and clinical data from medical records, ensure accurate and complete data entry into designated study electronic databases.
  • Track patient progress throughout their hospital stay while documenting relevant clinical information.
  • Assist with scheduling and coordinating blood draws for thromboelastometry and other required blood tests.
  • Proper labelling and storage of blood samples according to study protocol and assist with sample processing tasks as required.
  • Maintain accurate and organized study records, enter data into designated study databases in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Maintaining research files and study documents and help prepare study reports and presentations (as needed).

The requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. Public Health, Nursing, Medical Laboratory Sciences)
  • At least 1 year experience in research experience in clinical research setting
  • Strong understanding of research ethics and informed consent procedures.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficient in computer skills (data entry, spreadsheet software).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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