UT Health Research Coordinator I - HIV Prevention Specialist – Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Research Coordinator I - HIV Prevention Specialist – Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 210000GZ
Under close direction of senior research staff, conducts activities to support research and HIV prevention projects. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices.
Location: Texas Medical Center
Dept.: Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Position Key Accountabilities:
Provides HIV/AIDS/STD prevention services, testing and counseling, and behavioral interventions
Under close supervision, conducts research activities according to research protocol. Research activities may include some or all of the following: patient recruiting and screening, traditional laboratory experiments and activities, informatics, field interviewer recruiting, screening and training and/or animal laboratories.
Ensures that all laboratory forms are correctly completed, and accurate results are provided to all clients. Ensures quality standards for testing and counseling are maintained through the completion of appropriate documentation and compliance standards.
Coordinates outreach activities and special community events related to the program under the direction of the Project Director.
Collects, evaluates, and interprets research data to provide needed information to principal investigators and other researchers. Updates notebooks, records, and databases as needed.
Provides appropriate referrals for HIV treatment or continued HIV prevention.
Stays abreast of new and updated protocols for research department.
Complies with all governmental and University policies, rules, regulations, and codes.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Working knowledge of MS Office.
Bachelor’s degree or four years of experience in lieu of degree.
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.
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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