Emory

  • Senior Research Interviewer

    Job Number
    30594
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Division
    School Of Nursing
    Department
    SON: Nursing Research
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Job Category
    Laboratory
  • Description

    This is a full-time position that will directly interact with patients with serious chronic illness and their family members in clinical settings, and thus candidates must have formal education/training in nursing, public health, social work, psychology or other social sciences or related area.

    • Must be able to travel between the School of Nursing and study clinics;
    • Flexibility in work hours is required, e.g., willingness to work in the evening and/or on Saturday to accommodate study participants’ needs;
    • Must have the manual dexterity and visual acumen to use desktop PCs or laptops and audio-recording devices;
    • Must have good hearing and a clear speaking voice for telephone-based interviews and data collection;
    • Proficiency in MS Office required;
    • Previous human subject research preferred;
    • Experience with REDCap preferred;

     

    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.

    Keyword:NellHodgsonSchoolofNursing

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