compensation: Pay rates are based on the location where the work is performed
employment type: part-time
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Westat is currently seeking motivated and detail-oriented individuals to collect data on the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS). MEPS, a study of health care costs and usage in the United States, is sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Every year since 1996, MEPS has collected data on specific health services that Americans use, how frequently they use them, the cost of these services, and how they are paid for, as well as data on the cost, scope, and breadth of health insurance held and available to the U.S. population.
MEPS bilingual field interviewers conduct in-person interviews with adult members of preselected households. Interviewers are responsible for contacting these households by phone and/or in person to gain cooperation; for example, setting up appointments and conducting interviews using a Westat-provided laptop computer. Interviewers report regularly to a field supervisor, complete and submit administrative paperwork, and comply with data security and confidentiality requirements.
Recruiters may use Skype or FaceTime to conduct interviews with candidates for this position.
Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the specific position, which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, motor vehicle driving record history, and criminal or sexual offender records history.
This is a part-time non-exempt position not initially eligible for health insurance. Interviewer pay rates are based on the location where the work is performed. Working on this study can be a fascinating, rewarding experience. If you are a reliable self-starter, this position may be right for you.
To apply, go to www.westat.com/fieldjobs and enter 15366BR in the space provided or:
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