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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*

Recruiters will work in the fast paced Emergency Department and Urgent Care Clinic at Hurley Medical Center (Flint, MI) as a part of a supportive team. You will directly interface with patients in the waiting areas and inside patient rooms. During your interactions, you’ll inform participants of the various research activities they will have the opportunity to complete, gain informed consent, and collect survey assessments. As a critical component to the success of the study, the primary responsibility of this role will focus heavily on building rapport, patient engagement, community outreach, and encouraging participants to complete research activities. Shifts will be hours per day, typically sometime between the hours of 10am and 10pm. You will also assist with scheduling and assessment responsibilities and data tasks.

Required Qualifications*

High school diploma/equivalent required. This position requires flexibility and availability to work evenings and weekends, as well as some day shifts. Reliable transportation will be required.  We are looking for someone who has excellent organizational skills; is detail-oriented, personable, able to work independently but also be a team player; and can communicate effectively.  Must be comfortable with meeting and getting to know youth and their family.

Desired Qualifications*

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

Work Schedule

Most shifts will be afternoons/evenings, including weekends (typically shifts will range between the hours of 10am and midnight), as well as some day shifts on an as needed basis.   

Additional Information

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Michigan Medicine is committed to creating an environment that is welcoming to all. We strive to value the unique contributions of individuals, and support a culture of inclusivity among our employees, learners and larger community. This includes supporting the development of a diverse workforce across identities such as race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital status, religion, language, disability, and Veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer.

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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