Job ID: 237317780
CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT- RA (PSYCHIATRY)
Keystone Clinical Studies, LLC is an independent CNS research site based in Norristown, PA. We have successfully conducted FDA supervised clinical trials leading to the approval of new medications for many disorders including Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, OCD, PTSD, ADHD, Schizophrenia, and Alzheimer’s Disease for over 15 years.
We wish to hire a mental health professional with a Master’s Degree in Psychology / Social Work/ Health Sciences, with 2+ years clinical experience working with psychiatric/ geriatric patients. Exceptional candidates with Bachelor’s Degrees may also be considered.
The RA will be trained to progress towards becoming a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC), which is expected to happen in a few months of starting.
RA should have good experience in working with patients and families, understand the environment in a doctor’s office and health care systems in general. Successful applicant will be energetic, a life-long learner and a team player who can take instruction and work independently as the situation demands. RA should be able to follow protocols and procedures, understand and work with scientific, ethical, practical issues involved in such clinical trials.
The RA will assist the Principal Investigator (PI) and current CRCs to recruit, schedule and evaluate study subjects, conduct study procedures, maintain study documents and work with online study databases. In addition, RA will be trained to handle study patients, conduct all study procedures, take vital signs, process and ship labs samples to Central Labs etc.
Training will include Good Clinical Practice (GCP), relevant FDA Regulations, DOT Training for Shipping of Dangerous Substances, Universal Precautions, Data entry, certain Rating Scales for Psychiatric and Geriatric patients, Regulatory Documents, specific Protocol based procedures, etc.
This is a full time salaried position and presents an excellent career and growth opportunity for the right candidate. RA must have valid driving license and a clean record.
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