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Specialist Associate (health Screening Coordinator), Queenstown

Last update 2024-07-17
Expires 2024-08-17
ID #2117672413
Free
Specialist Associate (health Screening Coordinator), Queenstown
New Zealand, Otago, Queenstown,
Modified April 15, 2024

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The National University of Singapore is the national research university of Singapore. Founded in 1905 as the Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States Government Medical School, NUS is the oldest higher education institution in Singapore
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The National University of Singapore is the national research university of Singapore. Founded in 1905 as the Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States Government Medical School, NUS is the oldest higher education institution in Singapore

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Job Description

The Singapore Population Health Studies (SPHS) is a population-based health research initiative at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore. SPHS aims to investigate the interactions between lifestyle, physiological, genetic and other omics biomarkers and their impact on health and longevity. In addition, SPHS will serve as a platform to monitor risk factors in the population and gain insight into determinants of health-related behaviours. For this purpose, SPHS includes over 50,000 adult Singaporeans and long-term residents from three major ethnic groups (Chinese, Malay, and Indian), for a better understanding of disease aetiology in urban Asian settings, and the development of improved preventive and therapeutic measures for Singapore and other Asian populations.
JOB PURPOSE
This role primarily involves the recruitment and data collection activities of the public health research projects under the SPHS unit that will contribute towards the building of a population health biobank for Singapore.
Duties & Responsibilities
1. Take consent from research participants before performing any research procedures
2. Perform basic assessments that include measurements of blood pressure, hip and waist circumference, visual acuity, hand grip strength etc. and enter the measurements into the correct electronic form via a tablet. Keep to a turnaround time of 8-10min per participant.
3. Perform ECG and keep to a turnaround time of 5-7min per participant.
4. Minimise the waiting of participants by directing them to next most available test station.
5. Assist participants if needed to navigate and read the e-survey questions
6. Perform regular cleaning and maintenance of equipment.
7. Account for the inventory levels of consumables.
8. Conduct/undergo in periodic re-assessment of techniques to maintain consistency of image and data acquisition for standardisation
9. Ensure the safety and protect the privacy of research participants by adhering to best practices.
10. Perform data entry and data checks.
11. Any other responsibilities as required by future research projects.
Qualifications

A background in biomedical science is preferred
Post-secondary qualifications with a good command of spoken English and Mandarin/Malay (to interact with non English speaking participants)
Work hours are: 7.45am to 6.15pm on Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri; and 7.45am to 3.15pm on alternate Sat.
Comfortable with using a tablet to retrieve and update records
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR
We are looking for a teamplayer capable of self-learning and working in a fast-paced environment, and who is service-oriented and good at time management.
More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: National University of Singapore
Department : Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

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Registration No.
200604346 E
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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Specialist associate (health screening coordinator)

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