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Clinical Psychometric Rater

Posted: November 13, 2023
Salary:US$32 - US$38 per hour
Location:Harwood Heights
Job type: Permanent
Discipline:Life Sciences
Work Location:On-site

Job description


The Clinical Rater is responsible for administering various psychometric efficacy scales, as well as completing interviews/ratings on study participants specific to several study protocols. This person will perform interview/ratings on study subjects to determine current levels of functioning and to create a clinical impression of the study subject's current presentation throughout the duration of the trials. Clinical interviewing skills are a must, as well as knowledge of DSM-V diagnoses.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Administer clinical efficacy scales on subjects with various diagnoses such as but not limited to ADHD, Alzheimer's Disease, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Substance Use Disorders and Schizophrenia

* Perform diagnostic evaluations

* Gather information from prospective subjects through a prescreening interview and determine eligibility for research trials

* Submit accurate data utilizing Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and identified scoring conventions

* Work with Principal Investigators and coordinators in initiating assessments and assist them with data query completion and data clarification

* Interact with Sponsors, Study Monitors and Medical Monitors from pharmaceutical companies in a professional manner

* Follow Sponsor, or protocol, specific requirements and applicable standard operating procedures * Utilize technology required to conduct remote assessments

* Review all medical records

* Manage subject crises with professionalism and clinical expertise

* Successfully complete all sponsor-assigned training through web-portals and meetings to obtain rater certification on specified scales Key Competencies

* Excellent communication skills (interpersonal, written, verbal)

* Ability to perform overnight business travel

* Excellent computer skills to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as proprietary applications unique to the clinical research industry (such as CRIO)

* Superior patient interview and diagnostic skills

* Clinical assessment experience preferred Work Environment This is a high growth, fast paced organization. The ability to be productive and successful in an intense work environment is critical.

* Three (3) years' experience within a clinical setting, specifically working with mental health patients
* Demonstrates the initiative to act independently, initiating activity as required and making appropriate decisions within the constraints of the study protocols, regulatory requirements, and company policy
* Able to communicate with providers, co-workers, sponsors, and others in a collaborative and courteous manner
* Knowledgeable in medical terminology, so to communicate with physician offices, pharmacists and laboratory staff

* 401(k) * Dental insurance * Health insurance * Paid time off * Vision insurance

* Master's (Required)

Work Location: In person