Alternate Funding Temporary

Aurora, CO
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The ACCORDS research group at the University of Colorado Denver is looking to recruit 1 graduate research assistant to assist with recruitment of pregnant women for a study focusing on increasing maternal vaccination coverage rates. This is a unique opportunity to gain experience in recruiting participants for a study, clinical trial management, and working with a collaborative, multi-institutional study focused on improving vaccination coverage of a particularly vulnerable population. Candidates should be outgoing, articulate, and eager to learn how to approach, screen and enroll potential study participants in a clinical setting. Candidates must also have a car to travel to participating obstetric care clinic in the Avon area. Ideal candidates would have previous experience in working in a clinical setting and/or recruiting study participants.

This position pays $13/hr.

Rental car will be available for travel to Avon, CO.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understanding a cluster randomize trial (P3+ study: Practice Provider and Patient Level Interventions to increase maternal vaccination)
  • Recruitment of first time pregnant women in one to three OB/Midwife practices
  • Includes consenting patients to take a survey and consenting patients using HIPAA authorization forms to collect patient and infant immunization data
  • Administering a survey to eligible, consented patients
  • Disbursement of gift cards to patients who have completed the study
  • Working independently with the immunization/study champions and front desk staff during at designated clinics during the study period
  • Meeting with the project manager weekly (preferably on Monday mornings) to prep for the upcoming week's recruitment including incentive (gift card) reporting and management
  • Daily reporting to the project manager with recruitment progress at each clinic


Required skills

  • Skills in logging data into Excel to track recruitment on a daily basis
  • Basic knowledge and/or previous experience in consenting patients
  • Have to be personable, professional, courteous, responsible and communicative
  • Must be able to travel to Avon, CO

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 11806

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Professional Support Services

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 21628 - SOM-COHO Center

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 15, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Christine Babbel

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00741119


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