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Interviewer (Clinical) III

Interviewer (Clinical) III

Job ID 
2017-10062
Campus 
Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Posting Date 
2/13/2017
Employee Classification 
1199 Union
Department 
Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time

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ABOUT US

Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

 

Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

 

Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

 

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

 

POSITION

We are seeking a Research Assistant to work in the capacity of an Interviewer (Clinical) III to participate in clinical research in HIV/STD prevention.  Join our team of dedicated professionals focused on the clinical testing of microbicides, drugs in development for vaginal application to prevent the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and other sexually transmitted infections.  The research also focuses on defining the factors that contribute to genital tract immunity.   

 

Responsibilities include assisting with subject recruitment, scheduling, collection and processing of study samples and data entry.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

The Interviewer will assist with all aspects of the studies to include but not limited to the following:

 

  • Answer phones and disseminate information to study participants
  • Consent participants for research studies
  • Schedule appointments
  • Administer study questionnaires and collect other relevant study data
  • Assist in the collection of study samples; label, process and transport study samples
  • Assist in preparation of study documents
  • Data entry into MS Excel or other databases
  • Prepare packets containing information about the study
  • Post flyers and online advertising
  • Mail items to IRB and other agencies
  • Make photocopies
  • Pull and gather information from medical charts
  • Order supplies
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent plus 6 months - 1 year of clerical experience required
  • BA/BS in a related field is preferred

 

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communications skills, ability to develop and implement recruitment plans
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Interest in HIV/STD prevention
  • Spanish is helpful, but not required