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Specialist Associate (Health Screening Coordinator)

Date: 03-Mar-2023

Location: SSHSPH, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

- Take consent from research participants before performing any research procedures. 
- Perform health screening procedures including Venepuncture, Urinalysis, Foot assessment, ECG, Vision test, Handgrip measurement, Spirometry, Fundoscopy and Anthropometric measurements according to work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures. 
- Proper handling and preservation of biological samples. 
- Perform data entry and data QC of health screening data forms and reports. 
- Verify cash and clinical consumables daily. 
- Maintain clinical inventory and equipment. 
- Conduct home visits (depends on types of project). 
- Conduct face-to-face and phone interviews with participants. 
- Post health screening telephone follow-up call.    
- Generate and prepare health screening reports to be mailed to participants. 
- Ensure the safety and protect the privacy of research participants by ensuring proper work practices. 
- Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor. 


- Degree in Life Sciences or relevant field from a recognised institution. Diploma holders of Life Sciences discipline or registered nurses may apply. 
- Willing to work 42 hours week from Monday to Friday and every Saturday morning (half a weekday will be given as off-in-lieu). Work hours are subjected to changes depending on project needs. 
- Willing to work at Bras Basah Complex and NUS. 
- Ablility to interact with people of various age groups and background. 
- Meticulous, proficient in English and fluent in spoken Mandarin or Malay or Tamil , to communicate with non-English speaking participants (Most of our participants in this Cohort revisits are elderly and some of them don’t speak English). 
- Phlebotomy skill would be an advantage. 
- Comfortable using computers and tablets for data collection. 
- Successful candidate will be appointed on 1 year contract in the first instance and renewable subject to funding and performance. 




COVID-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.