Professional Rater III - Clinical Research - Psychiatry
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: JR66762
Assists the Principal Investigator in the daily management of the St. Louis site of a multi-site, collaborative research study, including hiring, training, and supervision of professional raters. Oversees data collection and management and maintains quality control. Also assists with data collection.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Recruits and tracks study subjects, schedules appointments and maintains subject documentation.
Administers psychiatric diagnostic interviews, neuropsychological tests, coordinates blood draws and performs EEG brain scans.
Manages and supervises staff of this research project. Duties include, but are not limited to, hiring, training and supervising research staff. Responsible for ensuring adherence to recruitment and study protocols, monthly productivity guidelines and completion of staff assignments.
Trains professional raters on how to administer informed consent, computerized, diagnostic psychiatric interviews, EEG brain scans and neuropsychological tests.
Maintains intra-site reliability by editing psychiatric interviews, consulting with project clinicians regarding editing and coding decisions, serving as the Washington University representative on multiple study-related conference calls, and providing consistent, ongoing feedback to research staff.
Manages multiple complex databases for tracking and recruiting research participants.
Monitors monthly productivity goals of research staff and provides detailed reports to Principal Investigator.
Responsible for harvesting research data to multiple data management teams on a monthly basis.
Responsible for completing and maintaining IRB documentation and approval, including consent forms, study instruments, modifications, continuing reviews, and data sharing.
Responsible for collaborating with personnel at other study sites to maintain adherence to assessment and recruitment procedures. Responsible for maintaining written documentation of any changes to assessment and recruitment procedures and for communicating these changes to research staff.
Assists Principal Investigator with preparation of reports and slides for meetings, publications, NIH progress reports and NIH grant applications.
Assists Principal Investigator in establishing and monitoring budgets for research projects.
Manages and oversees purchasing activities, including research study supplies, staff expenditures and research participant payments.
Some masterâ™s level coursework in psychology, social work, or related field.
Working knowledge of interviewing.
Clinical and phlebotomy skills.
Ability to use various computer systems.
Bachelorâ™s degree required; must have a minimum of two years of experience at a lead or supervisory level; a combination of work and education equaling six years may substitute for this requirement.
$49,000.00 - $73,700.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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