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The student will work on the Accountable Health Communities study which is taking place in about 40 clinics across the state. The study is looking at whether patients with social needs (housing, food, etc.) who are given lists of social service resources and navigated to those resources have better health outcomes.
Contacting patients to screen for social needs
Data entry of patient screens into the CLARA database
Support the creation of clinic dashboards
Enrollment in, or on vacation from, an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited university
1 year in research data collection, including handling protected health information
High-level computer knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office, with ability to create spreadsheets, data entry forms, queries and report, and experience with PowerPoint presentations
Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter and resume.
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