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Research Assistants

Manila

  • Organization: Jhpiego
  • Location: Manila
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Scientist and Researcher
  • Closing Date:

Research Assistants

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/20/2024 10:55 PM)
Job ID
2024-5977
Location
PH-Manila
Category
International Positions
Employment Status
Consultant

Overview

The Scale-Up Cervical Cancer Elimination with Secondary Prevention Strategy (SUCCESS) project aims to conduct 3527 HPV screening follow up from general women population and women living with HIV (WLHIV) between May 2024 and March 2025. SUCCESS promotes self-collected samples, uses HPV Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) testing in determining women positive with HPV, and treat those found positive with assessed and referred for treatment of precancerous lesions with Thermal Ablation.

Implementation research will be conducted in three (3) SUCCESS project sites to generate robust evidence on the feasibility, appropriateness, acceptability, and/or cost of introducing HPV testing and thermal ablation for both the general population and WLHIV in the Philippines. 

Responsibilities

SUCCESS will engage Research Assistant/Data collectors (RA) for SUCCESS who shall be responsible of the following:

  • Be present in assigned study location during all hours when screening for HPV is provided, travel to the health facility where samples will be processed, or women enrolled in the community will be referred for continuation of care. The RA will assess eligibility, recruit, and obtain consent from potential study participants on whom the research is conducted.
  • Transfer initial screening information from providers to Comcare (a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases) via project provided
  • Administer interview to all enrolled study participants at the time of consent.
  • Review collected data and make corrections before submission via
  • Review and bring into force varied research quality and control
  • Ensure safe custody of equipment supplied for the study, e.g. tablet.
  • Keep accurate records of consent forms and other study related
  • Attend project meetings, seminars/trainings, orientation, and meetings as needed per the guidance provided by the supervisor.
  • Prepare accomplishment report and submit it to the Research Manager on weekly basis or as requested.
  • Track study participants in order to administer surveys at appropriate times; record if subjects move out of study area and/or are lost to follow up.
  • Regularly report IR, challenges and/or gaps in the facility’s/ies’ conduct of cervical cancer screening and treatment activities
  • Perform other relevant duties, as may be required by the Principal Investigator and/or the Research Manager.

Required Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in research-related course
  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience is research and data analysis
  • Experience in health-related research study will be an advantage
  • Can work independently or with minimal supervision

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least a bachelor degree.  

 

Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package.

Please apply at www.jhpiego.org/careers

Applicants must submit a single document for upload to include: cover letter, resume, and references.

For further information about Jhpiego, visit our website at www.jhpiego.org

Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, other legally protected characteristics or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Jhpiego promotes Affirmative Action for minorities, women, individuals who are disabled, and veterans.

EEO is the Law

 

 

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