Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Research Assistant (Contract Part-Time) – (996BR)

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Job Summary

You will provide support to the principal investigator by recruiting participants and collecting data for the study while ensuring proper conduct and implementation of all research activities.

Duties and Responsibilities  

  1. Work with a multidisciplinary research team in the community, primary care and/or hospital setting.
  2. Recruitment, liaison and collect data from participants for the study (during and/or after office hours and/or weekends).
  3. Enter and organize data collected from the participants into a database for downstream analysis purposes.
  4. Perform literature search whenever necessary.
  5. Conduct interviews and facilitate focus group discussions.
  6. Provide coverage to other clinical studies which may involve specimen collection and processing.
  7. Perform other duties as directed by Principal Investigator and Research Fellow.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum diploma in relevant healthcare discipline (e.g. Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychology,
  • Social Work) OR relevant diploma (e.g. Humanities and Social Sciences).
  • Previous academic or research experience in conducting public health studies preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • Oral and written proficiency in local languages (e.g. Malay, Mandarin preferred).
  • Astute critical thinking skills and ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

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Job Summary

Entry level Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree
Tan Tock Seng Hospital


TTSH is one of Singapore’s largest multi-disciplinary hospitals with more than 174 years of pioneering medical care and development. The hospital has 45 clinical and allied health departments, 16 specialist centres. It also has three institutes that are spearheading care, research and innovations in geriatric medicine, infectious diseases and ophthalmology. Powered by more than 8,000 healthcare staff, TTSH sees over 2,500 patients at its specialist clinics and some 460 patients at its emergency department every day. TTSH is part of the National Healthcare Group, providing holistic and integrated patient care.  With a strong quality culture steeped in patient safety, TTSH constantly challenges itself to provide faster, better, cheaper and safer care for patients. To achieve this, the hospital keeps abreast and believes in investing in its staff, facilities, medical technology and system improvements. More information is available at www.ttshhr.com

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