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Research Coord - Western Psychiatric Hospital

Description

Purpose:
The Research Coord to help launch and conduct a study to use Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) to treat alcohol use disorder. The Research Coord will coordinate the initiation and ongoing implementation of studies as assigned by department.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain research records and data including responsibility for communications via mail or fax with project sponsor, all regulatory agencies, and principal investigators.
  • Reimburse subjects for study participation
  • Attend educational seminars to advance knowledge in research coordination.
  • Responsible for project documentation and audit-related activities.
  • Recruit participants, conduct study visits and follows subjects through study completion.
  • Assist with laboratory packing and shipping.
  • Maintain compliance with IRB regulations.
  • Coordinate all supplies, forms and records with project sponsor and regulatory agencies.
  • Develop system for tracking recruitment efforts and communication with subjects.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree required, preferably in Psychology, Neuroscience, Sociology or related research field.
  • Minimum of one year of work experience in research project and/or related clinical setting is required.
  • Experience in FDA regulated research preferred.
  • Experience coordinating clinical trials preferred.
  • Familiarity with computers and common software packages required.
  • Working knowledge of research methodology strongly preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34 with renewal

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