Emory

  • Research Interviewer, Senior

    Job Number
    20234
    Job Type
    Regular Full-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
  • Description

    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.

    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.

    Additonal Details

    Preferred Qualifications

     

    1. Experience working with HIV/AIDS research, prevention, or treatment
    2. Ability to work independently and with a team
    3. Familiarity with communities of gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men
    4. Experience with recruitment and retention for clinical trials
    5. Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented

    This job is part of the PRISM Health team at Rollins. Through the confluence of behavioral, social science, epidemiology and biomedical research, Programs Research Innovation in Sexual Minority Health (PRISM) undertakes quality science, innovative research, and evidence-based programming to better understand and improve the sexual health of sexual minority populations, with a focus on HIV.

    Key Responsibilities:

    1. Online participant recruitment and follow-up for retention.
    2. Data collection and quality control of data.
    3. Tracking in participant management system.
    4. Following up on site study activities, including participant reimbursement.
    5. Conducting in-depth interviews for qualitative assessments.

    Project Description:

    ePrEP and PrEP@Home are both mobile app based projects designed to increase the uptake and maintenance of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among men who have sex with men in the US over 12 months of follow-up with quarterly assessments. Participants will be using home test kits, to self-collect samples and send to us for testing, and telemedicine consultations for visits.

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