Develop, oversee, and implement subject recruitment strategies for Alzheimer's disease and related disorders clinical research studies in the Department of Neurology. Generate a flow of appropriate subjects to be enrolled in various clinical research studies. Develop and maintain referral relationships with various community-based providers and organizations for subject recruitment purposes.
Bachelor's degree in Science or a health-related field with one year of health-related or research experience; OR any bachelor's degree/associate degree in Allied Health professions with three years of health-related or research experience, or two years of experience in clinical research.
Excellent ability to effectively communicate and exchange information. Excellent diction and telephone presence; ability to establish a good rapport with providers and other referral sources, patients, and caregivers. Ability to work well with members of a large, multi-disciplinary team. Patience, sensitivity, and civility in dealing with human subjects and sensitive topics including cognitive and psychiatric symptoms. Ability to work independently and to exercise good troubleshooting judgment. Persistence in dealing with the challenges of recruiting subjects into trials with stringent inclusion and exclusion criteria and excellent follow through.
Master's degree in Geriatrics, Social Work, or Counseling. Clinical experience with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders. Clinical Research Certification is desired. Experience in clinical trials with human subjects. Working knowledge of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Familiarity with research methods. Ability to problem solve. Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
Working Conditions / Demands
Keyboarding skills to perform necessary duties. Visiting on-campus treatment facilities and travel to off-campus community based organizations and treatment centers will be required.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodations.
This position is primarily based at the IUH Neuroscience Center. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, some work is being done remotely.
Salary Plan: TE
Salary Grade: 09
Job Function: Health Services
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