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Health Research Data Collection & Processing Assistant

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID350968
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilySupplemental Employee
Full/Part TimePart-Time
Regular/TemporaryRegular
Job Code0001
Employee ClassCivil Service
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Health Research Data Collection & Processing AssistantMedical Assistant, LPN, EMT or CNA The 10,000 Families Study is hiring student and temp/casual Medical Assistant, LPN, EMT or CNAs to staff health visits in the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota. This is the ideal position for someone looking to explore and develop research skills and support nationally recognized efforts to improve family health in Minnesota. Check out our website for in-depth information about the 10,000 Families study: 10kfs.umn.edu.The 10,000 Families Study (10KFS) is led by multidisciplinary faculty at the University of Minnesota in the Schools of Medicine and Public Health in partnership with the Masonic Cancer Center. 10KFS is a cohort study that looks at lifestyle, genetic, and environmental influences on health and developing disease. 10KFS hosts family health visits where physical measurements and biospecimens are collected from participants of all ages. The primary site for health visits is at the Advanced Research & Diagnostic Lab (ARDL) on the edge of the Minneapolis West Bank Campus. The study soon will launch family health visits at off-campus locations in the metro area and greater MN. Although health visits may be held during the week, visits are held primarily on Fridays and Saturdays from 8:30 to 4:00 pm. Days and times may vary based on the needs of participants and the study team.Responsibilities

Participate and successfully complete study-specific training Obtain blood, urine, hair, nail and saliva samples Process blood samples for transport to the central lab Data entry on the CRF (study form) Measure and record vital signs (ht/wt, BP/pulse, hip-to waist- ratio) Clean exam rooms between participants Compensation: Hourly rate is commensurate with experienceFor more information, contact the 10,000 Families Study at tenkfs@umn.edu.
Qualifications


All required qualifications must be documented on application materialsRequired Qualifications:
An ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to work in a team-based, fast-paced environment. Ability to multi-task and successfully prioritize tasks Strong organizational skills Strong desire to learn Flexibility Self-starter Ability to work independently and collaboratively Ability to work Saturdays and/or weekdays during daytime hours. Frequency varies Interest and availability to travel to greater Minnesota to conduct health visits (travel expenses are paid by the study) Preferred Qualifications:
Training from a Medical Assistant Program, LPN Program, or EMT program 1-year direct care experience with adults and pediatrics. Willing to consider a new graduate or the right person that is still in school. This position does not require licensure. Bilingual skills, especially in Spanish, Hmong, Somali, or ASL.
How To Apply


Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).
Diversity


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.
Employment Requirements


Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:
About the U of M


The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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