Seattle ERIC Research Volunteer Opportunity

Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Veterans Affairs

About the organization

About the Seattle ERIC and VA CSP:
The Seattle ERIC is a research center within the VA Puget Sound Health Care System that works to improve the healthcare of Veterans through epidemiologic research. We are part of the VA CSP, a national VA research group of 12 epidemiology and clinical trial research centers.

Learn more at:
 Seattle ERIC website: https://www.seattle.eric.research.va.gov/
 VA CSP website: https://www.vacsp.research.va.gov/

Duties

• Assist with maintaining and updating study databases (mostly operating in MS Access)
• Audit study materials and databases for quality assurance/quality control
• Engage with study participants, specifically Veterans, over the phone (scripts and training are provided)
• Print and assemble recruitment materials to be mailed to subjects

Qualifications

• Academic courses concentrated in public health or other related fields
• Willingness to commit a minimum of 6 hours/week during normal working hours for three academic quarters (9 months); during the pandemic, as few as 4 hours may be acceptable
• Detail-oriented
• Willing and comfortable speaking on the phone with Veterans (training provided)
• Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
• Experience with MS SharePoint and Access desirable
• Experience with Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) or other data entry applications desirable

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Are you interested in helping to improve the healthcare of our United States Veterans through a meaningful experience in a collaborative environment? The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Cooperative Studies Program (CSP) is a nationally renowned program that produces innovative solutions to Veteran and national healthcare problems through multi-site research studies.
The VA CSP Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC) has volunteer opportunities available! Opportunities are in-person, based out of the VA Puget Sound campus in Seattle, WA.

Application information:
Volunteers must be U.S. citizens. Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] Applications received without a cover letter will not be considered. Academic credit, practicum requirements, internships, research papers, or compensation are not available with this opportunity.

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