Clinical Data Specialist - Psychiatry Mood Disorder
Categories: Research & Laboratory Support
Department: Psych Mood DO
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
Experience and Education
Associate's degree in related field and no experience required. Commercial Driver's License may be required in certain areas.
High school graduation or GED and two (2) years experience in research or clinical area or other related experience.
- Identifies inclusion/exclusion criteria, reads medical charts and enters data on new subjects; if they meet registration requirements in research study, enrolls subjects and instructs them in protocol procedures. Submits confidential records and research materials to study group reviewers at other institutions when applicable.
- Prepares statistical information for each subject entered in or removed from research study.
- Assesses and documents subjects' response to treatment through physical assessment and/or data analysis; reports any evidence of toxicity to drugs or chemicals used in treatment of subjects.
- Reviews data to determine treatment modifications and alterations between research study plan and actual subject care.
- Lead group-based physical activity intervention sessions for participants engaging in a research project.
- Supervise participates during exercise sessions.
- Enter of research data into an online data system.
- Review of all research document to verify accuracy.
- Schedule participant visits and proactively follows up with participants who miss appointments.
- Assisting to identify and recruit potential participants.
- Confers with physicians and nurses to obtain statistical informa- tion concerning subjects when they have tests performed or receive treatment elsewhere.
- May assist with preparation of annual or terminal summary for each research study as well as other required information for Institutional Review Board.
- Prepares data of any new research study for Institutional Review Board and informed consent for subjects' families.
- Purchases office equipment and laboratory supplies maintaining inventory and expense records.
- Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: (a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; (b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; (c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or (d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
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