Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Job Number: 85533
Research Interviewer/Phlebotomist The Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI) is one of an elite number of National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country, and is a prominent, dynamic, growing and complex Institute within the Stanford University School of Medicine. The SCI actively works to build synergies and collaborations among faculty with cancer-relevant expertise from four Schools and over 30 departments across Stanford University. We seek a part-time Research Interviewer/Phlebotomist to help us enact our mission to reduce cancer mortality through comprehensive programs of cancer research, treatment, education and outreach. Given the SCI's mission, breadth, and depth, it employs over 325 staff members in a fast-paced, team-oriented, and forward-thinking environment with tremendous opportunities for personal and professional growth. You will be working with an unparalleled leading edge community of faculty and staff who are fundamentally changing the world of health care in the cancer arena.
Reporting to the Program Manager, the Research Interviewer/Phlebotomist will be conversant in the goals, mission and priorities of the Institute, and utilize this knowledge to support a cohort study of breast cancer families with follow-up interviews and recruitment of young women and a cohort study of young girls and pubertal outcomes. We are seeking candidates with excellent interviewing and phlebotomy skills. Our staff run toward challenges, and you will have a demonstrated history of doing the same with a high degree of professionalism, initiative and flexibility. Responsibilities include recruiting and interviewing study participants, scheduling home visits to perform phlebotomy, assisting in the processing of data and biospecimens, and supporting other duties related to the collection of data for several projects such as data entry, quality control of inventory, and shipping of biospecimens. Work closely with the Program Manager. Duties:
Call subjects and schedule for appointments; contact participants with reminders or other requirements.
Assist with the screening, recruiting, and obtaining consent of study participants. Review medical records and/or perform telephone or in-person interviews to collect data, as needed.
Administer standard study questionnaires and perform data entry of data into online data collection forms.
Extract data from source documents for research studies as directed.
Travel to participants' homes to perform phlebotomy.
Prepare, process, and ship biospecimens accurately under well-defined requirements.
Assist with post-study activities, as needed.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Strong interpersonal skills
Trained and skilled in study recruitment and conducting telephone interviews
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, REDCap, Qualtrics
Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to complete detailed work
Certified Phlebotomist (CPT) with minimum 1 year experience Flexible work schedule Must be able to travel locally to perform phlebotomy at study participants' homes EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Two year college degree and one year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED): General knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to perform blood collection procedures using skin (micro) puncture and venipuncture Knowledge of phlebotomy methods and techniques Knowledge of basic laboratory testing procedures, laboratory precautions, and use and care of laboratory equipment in assigned area Skills: Data entry CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES: Certified Phlebotomist (CPT) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat and use fine light/fine grasping.
Occasionally sit, reach above shoulders, perform desk based computer tasks, use a telephone and write by hand, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
Rarely kneel, crawl, climb ladders, grasp forcefully, sort and file paperwork or parts, rarely lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh 40 pounds or more.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Position may at times require the employee to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or exposure to chemicals, blood, body fluid or tissues and risk of exposure to contagious diseases and infections.
May require extended or unusual work hours based on research requirements and business needs.
Travel is required throughout the Bay Area. Ability to use own car, valid California driver's license and auto insurance required.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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