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Requisition Number 19-0017
Post Date 7/8/2019
Title Research Assistant I
Employment Type Full Time
Campus SF VA Medical Center
City San Francisco
State CA
Description Position Definition:

The Population Health and Policy Research Group (PHPRG) at the San Francisco VA Medical Center is dedicated conducting rigorous outcomes studies for improving Veteran’s health.

We are seeking a research assistant who will be involved in the implementation of project plans and creatively identifying novel methods for researching studying hypothesis. The research assistant will be most heavily involved in conducting health interviews to veterans, reviewing private health information in charts, handling sensitive medical documents and participating in meetings.

Essential Functions:
• Recruit participants for studies
• Updating patient information and enrollment databases
• Recruit, screen, and manage the healthy control subjects
• Maintain detailed record of work performed
• Conduct interviews with various project participants
• Collect study data and demographic information from subject’s medical records
• Managing research assistant duties
• Managing subject payment
• Additional administrative tasks as assigned
• Other duties as assigned
Requirements • B.A./B.S.
• Previous work experience
• Attention to detail
• Ability to exercise tact and discretion in handling a variety of confidential material
• Excellent interpersonal, written/ oral communication skills
• Demonstrated knowledge and abilities in recruitment for patients.
• Ability to successfully interact with a wide variety of individuals, especially veterans, senior citizens and individuals with memory impairment
• Knowledge of data entry and database management.
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities to achieve desired goals
• Prior experience in both clinical and research environments
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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