Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
General Summary/Purpose: This position will support clinical research programs in psychiatry working directly with the clinic/study coordinator and Principle Investigators in developing and executing study protocols in the Women’s Mood Disorders Center.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities: Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Responsible for supporting research coordinator, research manager, and PIs in all aspects of a busy clinical research center. RAII will:
Have a thorough understanding of assigned research studies to implement and execute research protocols; assist with preparing reports for weekly team meetings;
Assist with tracking and data for necessary reports such as periodic and annual reports;
Assist with administrative duties as requested by the PIs, including preparation for abstract, paper, and poster submissions;
Enter staff reimbursements; and
Other duties as assigned by research coordinator, manager, and PIs.
Assist with participant recruitment through various media resources;
Develop research participant recruitment campaigns with WMDC team;
Monitor social media research recruitment campaigns;
Conduct telephone screens of potential participants;
Schedule participant appointments;
Send reminders and questionnaires to participants;
Prepare for participant visits; process and ship blood samples;
Reimburse participants for their time; perform data entry and assist with maintaining master research database
Perform daily and weekly data checking and quality assurance according to study team protocols
RAII will also perform the following functions under supervision after thorough training (provided):
Performing venipuncture on the participants to collect blood samples;
Collecting vital signs;
Administering to research subjects the Structured Clinical Interview for the SCID DSM V, Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS)MADRS, Young Mania Rating Scale (YMRS), and other ratings according to protocols.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
High school diploma or GED.
Two years related experience.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social science, or other related discipline.
Additional relevant experience acquired through extracurricular activities or summer employment is very desirable.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Interest in women’s mental health.
Classified Title: Research Program Assistant II Working Title: Research Program Assistant II Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $14.14 - $19.44 per hour Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 40 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003131-SOM Psy Affect Disorders and Psych Genet Personnel area: School of Medicine
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