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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 to help with recruitment activities for a federally-funded research study focused on substance use and aggression. This study is conducted out of the Hurley Medical Center Emergency Department in Flint, Michigan. Key job responsibilities include recruiting participants from the Emergency Department and Urgent Care area, collecting data from study participants, maintaining study records, and helping to develop internal study documentation. Regular communication with study coordinator.

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.


Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: This person will identify and approach potential participants entering the Hurley Medical Center ER for a federally funded research study. Consent participants and conduct survey assessments. In addition, this person will locate participants by phone contacts, letters and home visits to participants or other primary contacts as needed. Utilize a tablet computer to administer survey, determine randomization, and conduct assessments in the ED/Urgent Care and in the community. 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 assessment procedures; complete daily paperwork accurately and in a timely manner. Provide nightly/weekly shift summaries to the study coordinator and/or lead recruiter/health-coach. Enter and clean data in ACCESS database.

Required Qualifications*

HS Diploma required.

Desired Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Public Health, Social Work, or related health field. Previous research experience, clinic/hospital work or volunteer experience, and knowledge of the research process is.

Work Schedule

Varying schedule of 8 hour shifts occurring on afternoons, evenings, and weekends

Work Locations

Hurley Medical Center, 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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Background Screening

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

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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