The California Emerging Infections Program (CEIP) is a program administered by Heluna Health which is a non-profit public health research organization. CEIP functions under a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and is a collaborative effort involving the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, and several local health departments.
The Public Health Research Assistant works under the Project Coordinator to enter, review, clean, and analyze data collected by the California Emerging Infections Program (CEIP).
The successful candidate will also assist with a variety of research activities including assisting project coordinator(s) or surveillance officers in data collection and data entry, contacting hospitals and laboratories for information regarding cases, interacting with hospital medical records departments and physicians’ offices to obtain case information, general organizational office tasks, and conducting standardized telephone interviews of case patients or controls using standardized forms. Study protocol will require Interviews to be conducted in the evenings or on the weekend. These may be conducted from home.
The research assistant working on this project must have a keen interest in infectious disease public health, excellent communication skills, and strong attention to detail.
College degree in related area such as Biology, Health Science, Public Health or Microbiology.
Other Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Not Applicable Not required for essential functions
Occasionally (0 - 2 hrs/day)
Frequently (2 - 5 hrs/day)
Constantly (5+ hrs/day)
General Office Setting, Indoors Temperature Controlled
Heluna Health is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages minorities, women, veterans, and disabled to apply.