Research Assistant 2 / Survey Interviewer (bilingual)
Oregon Health and Science University
Location: Portland, Oregon
Internal Number: 2021-12865
The OHSU University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) is an organization that supports people with disabilities throughout Oregon. The collaboration with other State agencies and other UCEDD organizations across the country to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities or special health needs and effective partnerships with individuals, families, communities, and public and private agencies, UCEDD strive to serve as an exemplary local, state, and national excellence in interdisciplinary education, clinical practice, research, community service, and policy development.
The purpose of this temporary position is to fulfill a sub-contract with the state of Oregon Department of Human Services by conducting an assigned percentage of 400 adult consumers of state DD services for the National Core Indicators project. Research Assistant will schedule and conduct in-person interviews online with study participants. Some interviews may take place in a community setting later in the project.
Bilingual. Must be fluent in spoken and written English and Spanish.
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field OR Associate's and an Associates degree and 3 years relevant experience.
Experience working with people with disabilities or have a family member with a disability.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to meet time sensitive deadlines.
Attend virtual multi-day mandatory training on dates to be determined by OHSU.
Ability to plan for and conduct interviews online or in the interviewee home or community setting per the interviewee preference in potentially noisy environment.
Ability to conduct interviews online in confidential workspace.
Ability to keep organized records of schedules/interviews/other activities for weekly reports.
Degree in Disability Studies, Psychology, Public Health, Human Services, or Social Work.
Experience working with individuals with disabilities.
Experience in a call center.
Experience conducting surveys.
Handling sensitive materials or HIPAA experience.
Sitting- Ability to sit for up to 2 hours for interview session.
Computer/Internet- Have own computer with webcam and highspeed internet. Have private area to conduct confidential interviews. Ability to use Microsoft Outlook OHSU email account using repetitive keystrokes, ability to enter data into a secure database, ability to required work-related forms such as timecard and mileage.
Software- Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel and PDF format to fill out required tracking forms using touch pad and keystrokes.
Hardware- Ability to use (or be trained to successfully use) iPhone and computer to conduct interviews and transfer data using touchpad and keystrokes.
Driving- -Candidate must have reliable transportation and ability to drive to interview sites, a valid drivers license and proof of vehicle insurance.
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