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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

We are looking for a personable, self-motivated and detail-oriented team player/leader to help with recruitment of participants in a federally-funded research study conducted out of the Hurley Medical Center Emergency Department in Flint, Michigan.


This person will identify and approach potential participants entering the Hurley Medical Center ER for a federally funded research study. Consent participants, and conduct brief clinical interventions using motivational interviewing and 30 day time line follow back with all eligible participants in the ED setting. In addition, this person will locate participants by phone contacts, letters and home visits to participants or other primary contacts as needed. Schedule and conduct remote therapy sessions in the office and surround Flint area. Utilize a tablet computer to administer survey and determine randomization in the ED. Document accurately flow of shifts, adhere to all recruitment procedures and communicate daily/weekly updates to study coordinator. Other duties include: perform and document risk assessments, CPS reports, document shift events and tracking data; follow all recruitment and intervention procedures; complete daily paperwork accurately and in a timely manner. Provide nightly/weekly shift summaries to the study coordinator. Enter and clean data in ACCESS database.

Required Qualifications*

Requires a bachelor's or master's degree in Social Sciences (i.e. Social Work, Psychology) or related field.

Desired Qualifications*

Qualities the candidate should possess: reliability, attention to detail, ability to get along with others in a close working environment, ability to work on a team and provide support to teammates, excellent attendance, responsive and demonstrates ability to problem solve and take initiative; manage priorities independently; excellent customer-service and communication. Experience working with Microsoft Office, Outlook, and ACCESS databases. Knowledge of HIPPA rules and regulations. Some clinical experience or training using Motivational Interviewing techniques and experience with substance abuse treatment is desirable. Experience working randomized control trials in an Emergency Room setting is helpful. Experience working on multidisciplinary team.

Work Schedule

Part-time between 20 and 30 hours per week. Shifts do rotate to cover all 7 days of the week (Sun-Mon), ~4p-2a (hours will change based on study needs)

Work Locations

Hurley Hospital, One Hurley Plaza, Flint, MI

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Background Screening

Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.


The University of Michigan participates with the federal E-Verify system. Individuals hired into positions that are funded by a federal contract with the FAR E-Verify clause must have their identity and work eligibility confirmed by the E-Verify system. This position is identified as a position that may include the E-Verify requirement.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.