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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Senior Research Interviewer - Rollins School of Public Health in Atlanta, Georgia

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Recruits, screens, identifies, contacts, and interviews participants to obtain data for assigned research projects.

  • Interviews may be conducted in person, in a clinical setting, the subject's residence, or by telephone.

  • Coordinates the data collection process.

  • May abstract data from the participant's medical record.

  • Schedules appointments, obtains consent forms, explains the study to the participant and collects data.

  • May observe participants and record results of observation through written documentation or video recording.

  • Edits completed questionnaires for completeness, legibility and accuracy.

  • Follows up with participants to obtain missing data or clarify existing data.

  • Designs forms, worksheets and study questionnaires.

  • May code and enter data into a database.

  • Compiles data and produces reports to be used for analysis of research findings.

  • May monitor blood pressure and heart rate and may take vital signs and height/weight measurements.

  • May collect blood, saliva, or urine samples from participants and prepare them for laboratory testing.

  • Provides direction to others engaged in the interviewing process.

  • Maintains required record-keeping.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:

  • Position is part time 20 hours a week; shift 7:00am – 1:00pm.

  • The candidate will be responsible for recruiting/scheduling research participants, completing research visits (data collection) in homes of participants, and processing participant incentives.The candidate will be responsible for performing blood draws, anthropometry, and ultrasound of blood vessels.They will conduct the field visits which entail administering questionnaires, initializing air, light and noise monitoring devices, instructing participants on the sleep monitor and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. They will visit the homes of participants to conduct the research visits, which occur in the evenings and weekends. The candidate will review, produce quality control grades under the direction of Dr. Johnson or project manager. They will be responsible for calibrating and maintaining equipment. They will also be in charge of mailing the sleep and cardiovascular feedback letters to the participants, and also to their physicians upon request from participants.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Two years of administrative support, customer service or other related experience which includes one year of interviewing experience.

  • Data entry experience.

  • Positions that require drawing blood require completion of a phlebotomy training program.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with Phlebotomy, recruitment, data collection, and data management.

  • Experience recruiting and enrolling Black or African American adults in research studies

  • 2 years research experience

  • Highly organized

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Reliable transportation

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 114327

Job Type Regular Part-Time

Division School Of Public Health

Department SPH: Epidemiology

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

Job Category Laboratory

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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