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IUPDP is currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Clinical Research Specialist

 

Assist in the conduct and implementation of clinical research of those diagnosed with a psychotic disorder, specifically completing standardized psychiatric ratings/assessments and recruiting for ongoing clinical trials. Participate in the initiation, monitoring, completion, and reporting of routine to moderately complex clinical studies in adult psychotic disorders in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Good Clinical Practices (GCP). Maintain referral relationships with various community mental health centers for recruitment purposes. 

Primary Responsibilities include: 

• Use clinical skills to conduct psychiatric assessments and ratings for research protocols • Recruit for ongoing clinical trials • Pre-review medical records for study inclusion • Conduct telephone screens with potential subjects • Schedule lunch and learning opportunities with referring treatment providers • Maintain relationships with referring treatment providers • Staff recruitment clinics at varying local community mental health centers • Host outreach booths at local and state-wide events promoting our group • Develop advertising and other information materials for recruitment • Schedule and/or coordinate study-related meetings, training sessions and pre-study visit of sponsor(s) • Contact outside health-care providers to obtain follow-up information • Communicate with subjects to obtain follow-up information • Maintain a high level of expertise through familiarity of clinical literature and/or attending continuing education classes, conferences, seminars, and project team meeting. 

The successful candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills, a working knowledge of psychiatric disorders, familiarity with research methods, the ability to problem solve and possess skills of attention to detail, and a willingness to learn phlebotomy technique if skill not already possessed. Must also be able to think clearly under pressure to make proper clinical judgments, be able to focus with high degree of concentration when recording and compiling data, have computer knowledge and keyboarding skills to perform necessary duties and attend to responsibilities between multiple on-campus treatment facilities. 

 
Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Science or health-related field from an accredited institution with at least 1 year health-related or research experience; or any Bachelor’s Degree/Associate’s Degree in Allied Health professions with 3 years health-related or research experience or 2 years experience in clinical research. 

Preferred: Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling with at least one year clinical counseling experience and license eligibility is strongly preferred. Clinical experience with adult psychotic disorders is preferred. Clinical Research Certification desired. 

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