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Aboriginal Health Survey Interviewer, Centre for Research on Inner City Health

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline February 6, 2015

Job Opportunity

Position Title:    

Competition #:  20150121
Location: Seventh Generations Midwives Toronto
Status: Temporary Part Time
Number of Positions: 2
Salary Range:  $16.00 to 20.00 per hour    
Union Affiliation:  Non-Union
Posting Date: January 21, 2015    
Closing Date: February 6, 2015

The Our Health Counts Toronto: Urban Aboriginal Health Database Project at Seventh Generations Midwives Toronto in partnership with Well Living House at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health (CRICH), St. Michael's Hospital, is currently looking for 2 Aboriginal Health Surveyor Interviewers. These positions will be located at Seventh Generation Midwives Toronto.  As a member of the research team, the Aboriginal Health Survey Interviewer will be responsible for administering the Respectful Health Survey as part of the Our Health Counts Toronto project. The Aboriginal Health Survey Interviewer will report to the Research Managers of both Seventh Generation Midwives Toronto and the Our Health Counts Project.    

Responsibilities

  • Will administer the Respectful Health Survey
  • Will implement the study protocol, study organization and data management activity of the project while ensuring that the relevant research methodology is applied while properly handling (i.e., ethics, etc.) all research material used;
  • Assist in coordinating  the collection, verification, entry, and  management of data through the use of computer assisted data entry software;
  • Responsible for assisting coordinating participant recruitment;  
  • Assist in coordinating the day to day operations of the research ensuring that all aspects of the study protocol are carried out in an efficient, accurate and timely manner;
  • Ensures safety and comfort of study participants in accordance with standards of ethics;
  • Files and maintains documentation and records and;
  • Other duties as defined by the Research Managers.

Qualifications   

  • Bachelor degree in health or health related field,
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant research experience in conducting health research and/or working with Aboriginal communities;
  • Experience with community-based research approaches, experience in dealing with or knowledge of the Aboriginal health, experience with quantitative research methods, and experience with community dissemination strategies;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Highly organized and detail oriented and able to prioritize and produce work of a consistently high standard;
  • Negotiating skills, demonstrated initiative and comfortable with independent decision making and problem solving;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and work independently;
  • Thorough knowledge of health research-related office procedures, including the data management and quantitative data entry and
  • Commitment to maintain confidentiality of information and records;
  • Commitment to maintain research ethics.

Please submit a cover letter and resume in attention to Conrad Prince – Assistant Director – Well Living House at Princec@smh.ca on or before February 6, 2015 at 4:00pm EST.