Frontline National LLC
July 19, 2024
Rockford, MI
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Frontline National is currently seeking a Team Lead for a research study led by the Michigan Dept of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) in Rockford, MI.  Research members will collect data at a Study Office as part of the Michigan PFAS Exposure and Health Study (MIPEHS) from approximately September 2024, to September 2025.  The Team lead will report to and support the Research Office Manager.

The Research Team Lead position will run from September 2024 to August 2025, with the possibility of extending into September 2025. The Research Team Lead will assist a Research Office Manager with study office preparations from September to December 2024. This will include ordering supplies, setting up the study office, and supporting training content development. The Research Team Lead will assist the Research Office Manager with overseeing the collection of data at the study office from approximately January 2025 to August 2025. For this study, recruited research participants will be scheduled for appointments at a local study office in Rockford, MI. At the office, participants will meet with a staff member who will collect measurements such as height, weight, waist and hip circumference, and blood pressure. Trained phlebotomist will collect a blood sample. Participants will also complete a survey about their health, either prior to their appointment or during their appointment. Study office staff will also process blood samples into serum aliquots and ship the blood and serum samples to off-site labs for analysis. The team will be overseen by an on-site Research Office Manager or Research Team Lead.

Frontline National, LLC founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy and talent to exceed our client’s expectations. Please call our office directly at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this exciting opportunity.

Frontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates.  We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a National scale.

Research Team Lead daily responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with in-person training activities, certify study office staff to work on the project, and additional training and team building activities throughout data collection.
  • Attend and assist with weekly management meetings and monthly study meetings for all staff.
  • Attend weekly quality and production meetings with study leaders. Attend project meetings with clients and others as necessary.
  • Appropriately and clearly communicate with all staff, project management, clients and the general public.
  • Independently oversee study office shifts if/when the Research Office Manager is unavailable.
  • Assist the Research Office Manager with setting up the study office.
  • Interact with all subcontractors/service vendors and handle any issue resolution.
  • Communicate with building management/maintenance to address any building related needs during data collection.
  • Direct technical systems and equipment issues to appropriate parties for resolution and following up to verify completion.
  • Coordinate daily project procedures and tasks among study office staff in conjunction with the Research Office Manager.
  • Manage media, visitor and call-in questions and direct them to appropriate staff.
  • Conduct participant appointments and serve as back up to study staff.
  • Adhere to all project protocols associated with participant procedures.
  • Coordinate and conduct reminder calls to participants prior to their appointments and to follow-up on missed appointments.
  • Provide a clear explanation of study procedures to participants and their family.
  • Assist the Research Office Manager with inventory management as well as preparing shipments.
  • Maintain quality data collection.
  • Assist the Research Office Manager with closeout of office at the end of the study.
  • Coordinate supply pickups.



  • Potential for exposure to blood-borne pathogens.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Prior experience working in a medical office or research setting preferred.
  • One year of Phlebotomy experience preferred.
  • Effective oral & written communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Teams) on laptops or tablets.
  • Available from September 2024 through August 2025, Possibly September 2025.
  • Able to successfully complete project training.
  • Keep Project information confidential.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Available to work, on average, 32 hours per week September 2024 through August 2025
  • Must pass a Background Check
  • All staff are encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to beginning work.

Training & Pay

  • Attend and successfully complete Research Team Lead project training session throughout September and December 2024.
  • Attend training for all study protocols, which are currently scheduled for September 2024, December 2024 and January 2025
  • Assist with the in-person training and certifications of the other study office staff.
  • Staff must also complete the requirements of an 8-hour research with human subjects training and several safety training’s (6 hours)
  • Team Lead rate of pay is $32 per hour.
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