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Research and Intervention Specialist - MMP - Public Health Seattle & King County

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Location: Seattle, WA
Part-time position, 20 hours per week
Closing Date: May 24, 2017
Job #11429
Posted: May 11, 2017

Are you interested in working on a national survey that informs HIV programs and policy?  If you have the ability to quickly develop rapport and trust with people of diverse backgrounds, this is an excellent opportunity for you. Public Health’s HIV Epidemiology Division is seeking a motivated Disease Research and Intervention Specialist, who is knowledgeable in HIV-related issues. The person in this position will recruit and interview individuals sampled for the Medical Monitoring Project (MMP). This is a part-time, short term temporary opportunity.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Recruit sampled adults by mailing letters, making cold-calls, and sending text messages
  • Screen potential participants for eligibility and obtain informed consent
  • Conduct in-depth, standardized surveys with participants
  • Maintain detailed records
  • Follow strict data security and confidentiality protocols
  • Participate in MMP trainings and required Public Health trainings

Competitive Candidates will have:

  • Basic knowledge of HIV-related issues.
  • Ability to establish trust with people of varying sexual orientation & gender identities, racial/ethnic backgrounds, and socioeconomic status
  • The ability to work independently and to self-motivate to meet project goals and deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for and ability to approach strangers and quickly build rapport
  • Ability to strictly adhere to detailed MMP protocols
  • Ability to comply with strict protocols for data security and confidentiality
  • Strong attention to details
  • Strong oral communication skills.
  • Ability to learn MMP specific computer databases
  • Experience conducting research interviews, and experience with HIV highly desired

Interested candidates should apply  here

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