Clinical Research Rater/Clinician

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Austin, TX
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Full-Time

Company Description:

TeleMed2U is a leading multi-specialty telemedicine practice with an expansive network of board-certified specialist providers whose expertise spans twenty-three medical specialties and sub-specialty fields. At its core, TeleMed2U is an innovative technology enabled services company. TeleMed2U has developed a cutting-edge portfolio of telemedicine technologies and solutions that will revolutionize care delivery and drive better patient outcomes across in-patient and out-patient settings. Through the use of technology, our company has been built to serve the increasing demand for specialty care stemming from evolving needs amongst primary care providers, health plans and patients directly.

Brief Overview:

BioBehavioral Research of Austin is seeking a Clinical Research Rater/Clinician

The Clinical Research Rater/Clinician will be responsible for administering psychiatric ratings scales related to psychiatric and neurological disorders (i.e., Autism, ADHD, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, and Depression) in an outpatient setting. This position is responsible for ensuring that the data collection is accurate and is in congruence with the philosophy and mission of the company, as well as with the specific scale administration guidelines. The Clinical Research Rater/Clinician follows study-specific protocol guidelines and communicates and interacts with research Investigators, research and clinical staff, sponsoring pharmaceutical companies and pharmaceutical CROs, and others to effectively perform required rating and related research activities.

Job Responsibilities:

Study Execution & Management -

Perform interview/ratings on study participants to determine current levels of functioning and to create a clinical impression of the study subject’s current symptomatology throughout the duration of the study.

  • Completes required study trainings on scale administration, including Primary Outcome measure.
  • Responsible for completing organizational queries regarding neuropsychic testing/ratings.
  • Utilize interpersonal and clinical skills to assist in appropriate management of study participants across multiple therapeutic areas within neuroscience.
  • Reports potential AEs to Principal Investigator.
  • Communicates potential dose changes to Principal Investigator.
  • Actively participates in acquiring on-going knowledge and instruction.
  • Attends Investigator Meetings as needed.
  • Meeting preparation for data discussions
  • Assists management in maintaining a positive, motivated work environment.
  • Properly manages voice mail and exhibits e-mail etiquette.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Essential knowledge, skills, abilities:
  • Skill in organization and problem solving.
  • Skill in maintaining records.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with study participants, families, staff and the public.
  • Ability to complete paperwork with precision and attention to detail.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Ability to work independently as well as functioning as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate clearly both written and orally.

Competencies:
  • Detail oriented – demonstrate a high level of attention to detail.
  • Problem solving –gather and analyze information skillfully, work well in group to solve problems as they arise.
  • Customer service – respond promptly and appropriately to customer need.
  • Interpersonal skills - open to others’ ideas and willing to learn new things; respond well to questions and challenges.
  • Communication – speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Listen and seek clarification when necessary. Write clearly and informatively.
  • Process improvement – support ideas and theories on process improvement for efficiency and effectiveness.

Education & Experience Requirements:

Minimum Required:

  • Master’s in Counseling, Psychology or related field. Other degrees may suffice depending on scale experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years of clinical experience with Adult/Pediatric psychiatric patients.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience administering psychiatric symptom rating scales and structured diagnostic interviews as part of clinical trials and/or research protocols.
  • Must have administered most of the following scales within the last 1 year: MINI, SCID, PANSS, MADRS, HAM-D/A, C-SSRS, CGI.
  • Previous GCP training and Certification.
  • ACRC-CP/ CCRA Certification a strong plus.


Preferred:

  • PhD in Counseling, Psychology or related field
  • Current Texas License as MD/DO or PA-C
  • ACRC-CP/ CCRA Certification

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a Full-time position (also dependent on the need may be hourly) Monday through Friday with hours varying between the hours of 8:00AM – 5:00PM, depending on study requirements and agreement upon hire.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

BioBehavioral Research of Austin a TM2U company is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate in any employer/employee relations based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran’s status or any other basis protected by applicable discrimination laws.

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