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Research Interviewer, Gender Affirmation Program Study (Per Diem)

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Job ID R010529

The Center for Home Care Policy & Research at VNS Health is looking to hire a part-time field interviewer to assist an ongoing, multi-year study examining the long-term psychosocial development, quality of life and well-being of transgender and nonbinary (TGNB). Participants will be recruited from patients who are part of the Gender Affirming Program (GAP) at VNS Health Known as the GAP study – the project is a longitudinal, prospective study that uses mixed quantitative and qualitative methodologies. It is being conducted in collaboration with a team at Columbia University School of Nursing (CUSON). The research interviewer will recruit participant patients into the GAP study and conduct survey interviews. The position offers current students an opportunity to get hands-on experience with conducting primary data collection for health services research studies, with a specific focus on transgender health and home care-centric research. People of color, transgender, nonbinary and gender expansive people are encouraged to apply.


$19.18 - $23.99 Hourly

What You Will Do

  • Call home care patients to screen them over the phone and recruit them into the study
  • Conduct survey interviews and administer the consent protocol  
  • Conduct survey review and data entry



  • High School Diploma or equivalency Required
  • Bachelor's Degree in health care, social services or social sciences Preferred

Work Experience:

  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent at engaging people on the phone
  • Familiarity with LGBTQ+ community or Transgender health strongly preferred
  • Experience in social science or health research a plus
  • Knowledge of home care a plus
  • Experience in cold calling or customer service calls a plus
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) verbal and reading fluency preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Able to commit to project for at least 6 months
  • Needs to be comfortable talking with adults who are undergoing post-surgical recovery

About Us

VNS Health is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit home and community-based health care organizations. Innovating in health care for more than 125 years, our commitment to health and well-being is what drives us—we help people live, age and heal where they feel most comfortable, in their own homes, connected to their family and community. On any given day, more than 10,000 VNS Health team members deliver compassionate care, unparalleled expertise and 24/7 solutions and resources to the more than 43,000 “neighbors” who look to us for care. Powered and informed by data analytics that are unmatched in the home and community-health industry, VNS Health offers a full range of health care services, solutions and health plans designed to simplify the health care experience and meet the diverse and complex needs of the communities and people we serve in New York and beyond.

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