Sampson County-Healthier Lives Research Assistant

Job description

Working Title:

Sampson County-Healthier Lives Research Assistant

Position Number:



HSH BSOM FM Research

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Health Sciences

Competency Level:

1 - Contributing

Number of Vacancies:


Full Time Equivalent (FTE):


Hourly Salary Rate/Range:

$14.62 - $17.72

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Position Type:

Temporary Staff

Job Category:

Staff - Professional

Primary Function of Organizational Unit:

The Department of Family Medicine is one of eleven clinical departments at the Brody School of Medicine. The purpose of the department is to improve the health of the people of eastern North Carolina through leadership in Family Medicine education, research and health care services. The department provides accessible, high quality health care for its patients.
The Department of Family Medicine consists of seven divisions, as well as a central administration office. Each division has a responsibility that supports the overall mission of the department. The divisions include educational development, research, medical student education, residency, geriatrics, clinical services, and sports medicine. Clinical activities take place in the Family Medicine Center, Robert and Frances Monk Geriatric Center, Firetower Medical Office, nursing homes, Vidant Medical Center and in the community.

Job Duties :

This position serves as a telehealth logistics coordinator (TLC) for the Department of Family Medicine in the Research Division. The TLC will be a key point of contact for Clinton City Schools in Sampson County which is in collaboration with ECU for a grant funded, school-based telemedicine program. Most of the TLC’s work will be conducted on-site in Clinton. Total hours worked per week will vary based on need and will be determined by the supervisor. Primary responsibilities will include visiting schools and nurses/social workers/counselors in Clinton City Schools for relationships, troubleshooting, gathering and distributing paperwork and supplies; presenting patients via telehealth from sites as needed (training provided); supporting school nurses and providers with equipment and connectivity troubleshooting; working with each site to extract project specific data; working with school staff to troubleshoot and relay information back to the program manager; providing public relations and marketing for the grant; serving as program representative in the community to help improve the overall health and well-being of Clinton City Schools students, faculty, and staff; collaborating with and reporting to Clinton City Schools personnel; and attending monthly project meetings in person or via video conference.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification Required by the Department:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date indicated.

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 6/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time