Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Position hours are generally Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Local travel to construction sites is required and may involve some early morning and evening shifts.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine - General Medical Sciences Division. The position is located at the Taylor Avenue Building. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Under the direction of a Research Coordinator or PI, performs a variety of research, database and clerical duties of a routine and technical nature in support of research to ensure adherence to protocols and quality of information received.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collects data on construction sites using survey, observation, focus group, and interview methods; collects administrative data from contractors.
Performs data entry and updates research databases; prepares reports from database to include weekly reports and other reports as requested.
Communicates and coordinates with other study personnel and construction members as needed for study implementation and routine problem resolution.
Attends routine meetings and other meetings related to the community research; stays up to date of information and any changes to study.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification plus 1 year of customer service experience, preferably in medical environment; some college may substitute for experience.
The hiring range for this position is $15.85 - $19.43 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
The Division of General Medical Sciences (GMS) performs patient-oriented research in clinical epidemiology, health outcomes, health decision making, biostatistics and areas related to health behavior. The Healthy Work Center team at Washington University is dedicated to researching worker health. We study work related injuries, musculoskeletal disorders, as well as health promotion in the workplace.
Disability and Return to Work
Prevention of workplace injuries such as Safety Climate in Construction Workers, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and Fall Prevention
Workplace Health Issue: Smoking Cessation and Weight Management
Ability to follow departmental guidelines in regard to answering study subject question and provide prompt and accurate support to research studies/clinical trials.
Ability to serve and protect research by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C06.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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