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We are seeking a highly motivated Clinical Subjects Associate to join our team. This person will be responsible for conducting recruitment and data collection activities for mental health services research projects. Professional and/or educational background in a mental health-related field is preferred.
The primary responsibilities of this Clinical Subjects Associate will be to provide subject recruitment and follow-up for two research studies:
A clinical trial to test a peer mentorship intervention for adults who have been psychiatrically hospitalized and are at high risk for suicide
A telephone survey-based study collecting treatment outcome data from Veterans who have been diagnosed with depression at the VA
Job functions include:
Review patient eligibility using health and medical information, including medical record data
Approach potential research subjects, explain research protocol, and obtain patient consent for clinical research projects
Perform phone calls to patients for screening, consent, and follow-up
Travel locally to conduct follow-up visits with participants
Participate in regular study team meetings and assist in documenting participants’ study progress for regular review by the project manager and Principal Investigators
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Public Health, Social Work, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Flexibility in schedule and reliable transportation is required, with availability for evening and weekend hours
Exemplary critical thinking and interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail
The ideal candidate will also have working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software. The successful candidate will be adept at multi-tasking, able to work independently, maintain orderly records, and seek guidance as needed.
The primary work location is the University of Michigan North Campus, with some local travel required to meet with study subjects.
The work schedule for this position consists of regular business hours, with flexibility required for some evening and weekend hours.
Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan participates with the federal E-Verify system. Individuals hired into positions that are funded by a federal contract with the FAR E-Verify clause must have their identity and work eligibility confirmed by the E-Verify system. This position is identified as a position that may include the E-Verify requirement.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 168144
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