Liberal Arts Career Services
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University of Texas Medical Branch, Research Project Manager, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 11664

Wed, June 1, 2016

JOB DESCRIPTION: Works with the Principal Investigator, study team and senior department administration to assure research project budgets and schedules are executed in a timely manner. 

MIN QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in scientific field or equivalent and two years related experience. 

WORK SCHEDULE: The position is based in BOTH Beaumont, TX and Orange, TX. The final candidate selected will be expected to work and cover both clinics. 

PREFERRED EDUCATION: Willing to hire a candidate that is a Registered Nurse (RN) with a license to practice in the State of Texas. A master’s degree in a health-related field is also acceptable. 

PREFERRED LANGUAGE: Seeking an individual with strong Spanish and English speaking skills. 

SPECIFIC JOB RELATED DUTIES: The employee will manage resources through interdisciplinary collaboration to achieve optimal patient outcomes. They will serve as an educator, clinical resource, school liaison and interpreter for Patient Navigators, patients and families. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 
• Undergo 2 weeks of training at UTMB & complete required internal certification 
• Monitor the overall progress of the project at each site and report to the PI each week. 
• Counsel parents and adolescents about the importance and safety of the HPV vaccination 
• Assist the PI with hiring of personnel. 
• Train the patient navigators. 
• Collaborate with UTMB and non-UTMB (county or school) clinics to coordinate vaccination appointments to ensure completion of the vaccine 
• Set up phone and text reminders for the family in their preferred language for these appointments. 
• Schedule/reschedule vaccination appointments as needed 
• Personally call families to reschedule appointments 
• Attend and present reports on team meetings. 
• Develop database. 
• Maintain accurate records of all families approached and number of vaccines received 
• Oversee all data entry and assure its integrity. 
• Accurately update all databases regarding patients on daily basis. 
• Reconcile inconsistencies or illogical data values in the analyses database. 
• Work on the preparation of quarterly and annual progress reports to CPRIT. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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