Research Aide - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Assists in research work in support of a major research project which may include duties such as gathering, tracking and entering data, preparing support material, etc.

Additional Department Summary:

The ACTIVE-C On-Site Coordinators will be responsible for the Health System Navigation of HCV+ patients desiring treatment. They will coordinate the identification of patients who were screened for HCV, the collection of demographic and clinical information, data regarding HCV treatment outcomes as well as Patient Reported Outcomes for diagnosed patients. They will assist with education training efforts, facilitate collection of data, and be responsible for the entry of patient data in the secured reporting electronic database and data quality at the sites. The On-Site coordinators will work with community primary healthcare providers, local health officials, and emergency department staff by supporting linkage, retention, and treatment services for newly diagnosed persons.

Required Minimum Qualifications

At least two (2) semesters of research support experience (student work experience is acceptable) or a bachelor's degree.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Nursing, Public Health or a related field and experience working in a clinic-based setting. Must be willing to travel.

Skills and Knowledge:

Patient navigation Data collection and management Medical record review Motivational Interviewing

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Medical Social Work, Nursing or Public Health and experience working with patients diagnosed with HIV, HCV, or STDs. Non Classified - Grade NA

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Research Aide
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Laboratory and Research
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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