Referral Data Entry Operator | Data Entry Operator I

Job description

Referral Data Entry Operator | Data Entry Operator I

Job no: 676469
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 05
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Chm Flint 40000829
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: Flint
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Clerical Technical- CT, Research/Scientific, Union
Working/Functional Title

Referral Data Entry Operator

Position Summary

The Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative (, under the direction of Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, seeks two Data Entry Operators for the Flint Registry ( project. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-designated public health authority, the Flint Registry’s goal is to connect people who were impacted by the Flint Water Crisis to resources and programs that serve to minimize the effects of lead on their health while promoting wellness and recovery.

The Data Entry Operators will primarily be responsible for entering data into multiple databases, verifying source documents/information and obtaining missing data, assisting with data entry for referrals, and performing reviews of surveys and database for accuracy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with data entry for Healthy Start aged participants’ referrals
  • Perform reviews of surveys and referrals for data quality
  • Make survey follow-up phone calls to participants
  • Enter data from paper survey into an electronic database
  • Attend trainings and project meetings
  • Keep information confidential
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • The Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative and the Flint Registry seeks to provide employees with a diverse, challenging set of duties that foster learning new skills and knowledge and a collegial environment where employees regularly share information, ideas, resources, and solutions to problems.

    This is a full-time, 9-month limited-term position.

    Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

    knowledge normally acquired from specialized training such as that acquired in one year of Data Processing or Key Punching ; up to six months related experience in data processing, key entry or database; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Desired Qualifications
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Proficient skills using keyboard and computer
    • Data entry experience
    • Able to work independently, as well as part of a team
    • Exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal skills
    • Excellent listener with the ability to understand concerns and overcome objections
    • Positive attitude and self-motivated
    • Able to follow standard operating and project-related procedures
    • Able to work a combination of daytime and/or evenings, throughout the week and/or weekend
    • Knowledge of the Flint community and/or Flint water crisis
    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

    Required Application Materials

    Resume and Cover Letter

    Work Hours

    Days, evenings, and weekends as needed

    Description of End Date

    This is a limited term position funded through 7/31/21 from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.

    Bidding and Eligibility Ends on 10/13/2020 at 11:55 PM

    Advertised: Oct 7, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: Oct 20, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time




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    Posted: 10/9/2020
    Application Due: 10/20/2020
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