Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
We are looking for a personable, empathetic, self-motivated and organized Clinical Subjects Associate to help with intervention activities for a large, federally-funded, multi-year clinical trial addressing opioid misuse among youth and young adults. Key job responsibilities include using Motivational Interviewing to deliver telehealth interventions, contacting study participants, and data entry.
Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Deliver brief interventions in real time with study participants via video conferencing applications and document clinical notes
Correspond with study participants for 30 days via an online health and wellness messaging portal
Participate in regular supervision with trained clinicians who are experts in Motivational Interviewing
Assist with the development of new intervention content
Triage and document suicide risk assessments as needed
Complete participant tracking paperwork accurately and efficiently
Locate and contact enrolled subjects for study reminders
This position requires flexibility and availability to work a varying schedule with some morning, afternoon, late evening, and weekend shifts. We are looking for someone who: is personable, empathetic and able to communicate effectively; has excellent organizational skills and can prioritize competing tasks to meet deadlines; and is able to work independently for extended periods of time while also being a team player and maintaining effective communication with the study coordinator and principal investigators. Must be comfortable interacting with diverse populations and discussing sensitive topics (opioid use, suicide and related mental health concerns) with study participants.
Applicants with a bachelor’s degree, preferably in psychology, social work, public health, or a related health field are preferred
Previous exposure to behavioral interventions (either in research or clinical settings), and knowledge of the research process is preferred
Experience working on a multi-disciplinary team and using MiChart, Qualtrics, MS Excel, and Access is also preferable
Will vary, regular late evening/nights and weekends required.
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