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UT Health Data Collector - Vales + Tu Injury Prevention Program - SPH in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Data Collector - Vales + Tu Injury Prevention Program - SPH

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Healthcare Support Services

UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 21000124

Department: School of Public Health

Location: Houston, TX

Position Type: Full Time/ Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

Recruit, screens, and interviews research subjects, primarily in the field. Collects data and ensures that surveys and project forms are completed accurately. Explains study procedures to participants, following protocols. Flexible schedule and availability to work some evening/weekend hours is required. This position will be working as part of Vales Y Tu- an injury prevention program to be conducted among Latino day laborers.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist with recruitment of study participants out in the field and/or by phone, screens for eligibility and obtains informed consent.

  • Interviews and establishes rapport with study participants in order to encourage complete accurate responses and continuing participation in the study. Works in the field, either going to places of business or at specified meeting areas. Conducts interviews in an environment, which may be dirty, have unpleasant odors, or be in generally unfavorable locations or weather conditions.

  • Project manager or principal reviews work.

  • Attends weekly study meetings

  • Utilizes the equipment as trained by project manager or principal in order to obtain the required information.

  • Codes and edits information for research projects for entry into database.

  • Handles administrative details (ex. time and effort reports, mileage reports)

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Trained by project manager or principal on techniques to interview, complete questionnaires, and operate equipment. May need to be bilingual.


  • Full fluency in Spanish required. Must be able to travel alone from campus to community work sites..

Minimum Education:

  • High School diploma

Minimum Experience:

  • Two years related experience with emphasis on public contact.

  • May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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