• HIV Outreach Specialist (part-time)

    Job ID
    13186
    Type
    Regular Per-Diem
    Company
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Clinical Research Support Services
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


    The Seattle HIV Vaccine Trials Unit is seeking a committed, energetic person to join our community outreach team. 

    Responsibilities

    The Recruiter’s primary responsibilities will be to recruit participants for our groundbreaking HIV vaccine studies.  Recruitment will occur in local venues that may include street locations, community events, community based organizations, public clinics as well as bars, dance clubs, and sex clubs.  Recruitment efforts will target diverse populations according to the demands of the current studies.  Work will include some administrative duties.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Must be at least 21 years old
    • Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Candidates for the position must be willing to learn a variety of skills related to recruiting, counseling and providing HIV/STD health education, and details about our research studies

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Familiarity with gay community venues preferred
    • Previous experience recruiting for clinical trials
    • Previous experience working with men who have sex with men (MSM)
       

    Flexible schedule will include weekday, nights and weekends on a “as needed” basis.  Knowledge of and sensitivity to youth, racial, ethnic, cultural, and sexual diversity is essential.

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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