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Staff Research Associate - Westwood
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Assist the project manager in the recruitment and management of participants for a research project studying the benefits of an intervention in clinics with the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. Assist with the enrollment of subjects, conduct participant informed consent. Assist with the administering of questionnaires (in English and Spanish) to both the intervention and non-intervention groups. Coordinate follow-up. Maintain database on study recruitment efforts; other duties as needed.

Job Qualifications
Outstanding organizational skills. Excellent interpersonal skills to collect and/or convey information to persons of various educational and cultural backgrounds. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and productive working relationship with research project collaborators, coordinators, and participants. Ability to help organize recruitment efforts for complex project into discreet steps. Ability to work independently as well as a team player. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Ability to compose grammatically correct correspondence in English and Spanish. Competence in using PC or compatible computer. Experience working with difficult to reach populations. Skill in performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature under the stress of frequent interruptions and/or distractions. Ability to handle stressful circumstances effectively and efficiently. Ability to maintain confidentiality with participant-related data. Ability to work a flexible work schedule including occasional evenings and weekends in order to meet deadlines. Fluency in speaking in English and Spanish. Ability to read and write in English and Spanish. Ability to travel to various sites throughout Los Angeles County.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.