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Heluna Health invites applications for the full-time position of Research Associate. Bridge HIV is a grant-funded research unit affiliated with the San Francisco Department of Public Health and the University of California San Francisco. Bridge HIV has been searching for new and innovative ways to fight HIV/AIDS since the onset of the epidemic in the early 1980s. The Bridge HIV Investigators are global leaders in HIV vaccine and prevention science, epidemiology of HIV infection, HIV medication adherence, combination HIV prevention strategies, and HIV research training methods. For more information, please see www.bridgehiv.org. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Bridge HIV has also been conducting COVID-19 vaccine and epidemiology studies.

Under the direct supervision of the Medical Director, Clinical Research, the Research Associate will be part of a dynamic team conducting HIV preventive vaccine studies, HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) studies (including oral and injectable medications, rectal microbicides, and vaginal rings), and other studies of biomedical HIV prevention strategies.

This is a temporary, full time, grant-funded, and benefited position. Employment is provided by Heluna Health.

Pay Rate: $27.81

Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to be considered

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

-Conducting Study Visits, Counseling, and Participant Education

- Educate potential volunteers about available studies

- Obtain informed consent, interview study participants, and complete detailed data forms

- Conduct HIV rapid testing and HIV risk reduction counseling

- Provide appropriate referrals and assist volunteers with navigating social services in the San Francisco Bay Area

- Conduct community outreach and education

Administrative

- Use computer scheduling software and Access database to schedule appointments and maintain updated participant information

- Participate in team and All Staff meetings and quality control activities

- Maintain contact with participants via phone/email/SMS text messaging and assist with a range of study retention activities

- Assist with participant retention

- Create study documents and participant contact documents as needed

- Provide additional administrative support as needed

Laboratory

- Perform phlebotomy

- Process participant specimens including blood and urine samples as necessary

- Process HIV rapid antibody tests

- Package and ship blood and other research specimens to affiliated laboratories

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

- Other duties as assigned


JOB QUALIFICATIONS

- Demonstrates strong commitment to anti-racism and health equity

- Experience working on a team

- Strong interpersonal communication skills

- Extremely organized with close attention to detail in a work setting

- Some evening work required.

Education/Experience

- A minimum of 1 year of experience in one or more of the following areas: Conducting interviews, obtaining informed consent, HIV pre- and post-test counseling, patient education, telephone scheduling, maintaining confidential medical records, preferably in a research setting

- Knowledge of HIV/STD prevention education with a focus on harm reduction

- Experience and skill working with diverse racial/ethnic communities, especially the African-American, Latinx, Asian Pacific Islander communities, and persons who identify as gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender/non-binary/genderqueer

- Bilingual in Spanish and English desired, but not required

Certificates/Licenses

- HIV pre- and post-test counseling certification

- Phlebotomy certification, experience or willingness to be trained in phlebotomy

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Stand Frequently

Walk Frequently

Sit Frequently

Handling / Fingering Occasionally

Reach Outward Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder Occasionally

Climb, Crawl, Kneel, Bend Occasionally

Lift / Carry Occasionally - Up to 50 lbs

Push/Pull Occasionally - Up to 50 lbs

See Constantly

Taste/ Smell Not Applicable

Not Applicable (Not required for essential functions)

Occasionally (0 - 2 hrs/day)

Frequently (2 - 5 hrs/day)

Constantly (5+ hrs/day)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

-The employee is subject to blood borne pathogen hazards.

- Early evening hours may be required.

- General Shared Office Setting, Indoors Temperature Controlled.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to be considered

Apply Here: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/PUB1001PUBH/JobBoard/6705aa07-0bcb-4660-ad1b-2fda952becc7/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=aa624f53-2850-428c-88f2-62e486feb419

Heluna Health is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages minorities, women, veterans, and disabled to apply.

All qualified applicants will be considered for this position in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance


EEOC STATEMENT

It is the policy of Heluna Health to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Description

Heluna Health invites applications for the full-time position of Research Associate. Bridge HIV is a grant-funded research unit affiliated with the San Francisco Department of Public Health and the University of…

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$27.81/hr + Benefits

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San Francisco, CA, USA

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APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Please submit a cover letter and resume

Applications without cover letters will not be considered

Apply Here: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/PUB1001PUBH/JobBoard/6705aa07-0bcb-4660-ad1b-2fda952becc7/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=aa624f53-2850-428c-88f2-62e486feb419

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Please submit a cover letter and resume

Applications without cover letters will not be considered

Apply Here: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/PUB1001PUBH…

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