Staff Research Associate - Westwood
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POST DATE 2/20/2017
END DATE 9/14/2017
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Description:
Assist the project manager in the recruitment and management of participants for a research project studying the benefits of an intervention in clinics with the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. Assist with the enrollment of subjects, conduct participant informed consent. Assist with the administering of questionnaires (in English and Spanish) to both the intervention and non-intervention groups. Coordinate follow-up. Maintain database on study recruitment efforts; other duties as needed.
Outstanding organizational skills. Excellent interpersonal skills to collect and/or convey information to persons of various educational and cultural backgrounds. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and productive working relationship with research project collaborators, coordinators, and participants. Ability to help organize recruitment efforts for complex project into discreet steps. Ability to work independently as well as a team player. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Ability to compose grammatically correct correspondence in English and Spanish. Competence in using PC or compatible computer. Experience working with difficult to reach populations. Skill in performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature under the stress of frequent interruptions and/or distractions. Ability to handle stressful circumstances effectively and efficiently. Ability to maintain confidentiality with participant-related data. Ability to work a flexible work schedule including occasional evenings and weekends in order to meet deadlines. Fluency in speaking in English and Spanish. Ability to read and write in English and Spanish. Ability to travel to various sites throughout Los Angeles County.