Emory Healthcare/Emory University Senior Research Interviewer - Rollins School of Public Health in Atlanta, Georgia
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This position is with the Georgia Center for Cancer Statistics, a surveillance research unit that is part of the Department of Epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health. The Center has an active research portfolio largely focused around engaging cancer patients in the state of Georgia to participate in population-based research studies. Most of these studies are survey based and require extensive follow-up to answer questions and encourage participation.
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:
Responsibilities include all aspects of study recruitment such as preparing materials for mailout, conducting quality control activities on items returned, entering data into research databases and contacting patients by phone.
Day, evening and weekend calls are required.
All weekend and evening calls can be made remotely as well as some day calls with supervisor approval.
Assisting with other study activities must be performed in the office.
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.
Excellent communication skills.
Experience with computers and entering data into databases.
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.
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Job Number 91903
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Public Health
Department SPH: Epidemiology
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
Job Category Laboratory
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
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