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UT Health Research Interviewer - Temporary (Starr County) in Brownsville, Texas

Research Interviewer - Temporary (Starr County)

Brownsville, Texas



UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 20000125

Consistently ranked among the best places to work, The

University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) is Texas' resource for

health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in

patient care. As a comprehensive health science university,

the mission of The University of Texas Health Science Center is to educate

health science professionals, discover and translate advances in the biomedical

and social sciences, and model the best practices in clinical care and public

health. We pursue this mission in order to advance the

quality of human life by enhancing the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of

disease and injury, as well as promoting individual health and community


Department- School of Public Health- HGC Community

Location: Rio Grande Starr County

Status: FT (Temporary)

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

Coordinates and conducts patient interviews and follow-up on various research projects.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Conducts field studies, identifies/contacts study participants and invites them to participate in research projects.

  • Prepares interview schedules and conducts participant interviews; maintains contact with program participants.

  • Collects and processes blood specimens and/or coordinates for someone to take specimens from study subjects; keeps track of patient and specimen identifications.

  • Provides data collection and administrative support in carrying out various research projects.

  • Communicates study participants’ questions and/or concerns to the Principle Investigator.

  • Coordinates and trains others to interview study participants.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.

  • Phlebotomy Experience.

  • Knowledge of MS Office applications.

Minimum Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience:

  • Two years of related experience.

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.

  • This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.

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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