Full-time, Paid, Research Assistant, Psychiatry

June 27, 2022

Mon., May 16

McLean Hospital, Division of Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction

Position Description
McLean Hospital's Division of Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction is seeking a research assistant for a project under the direction of Roger Weiss, M.D., a PI of the New England Consortium Node of the NIDA Clinical Trials Network (CTN). They are currently leading a major multi-site CTN trial focused on treatment of opioid use disorder.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing assistance on clinical research studies as per study guidelines and protocols
  • Recruiting and evaluating potential study patients
  • Conducting in-person or telephone interviews or schedules patient for study visit and screening
  • Performing clinical tests such taking vital signs, urine screens, etc.
  • Interacting with patients/subjects with regard to study, including patient education, procedural instruction, patient interviews, and follow-up
  • Serving as a liaison between patient and physician and other clinical staff
  • Collecting data and maintaining patient information database for study
  • Inputing data, performing analysis and running various reports
  • Maintaining patients records
  • Performing literature searches and preparing slides for scientific presentation
  • Communicating various study information or packets to study participants
  • Answering all inquiries regarding study protocol
  • Referring participants when appropriate to supervisor or clinical staff
  • Monitoring and setting up any needed equipment
  • Maintaining inventory and ordering supplies when necessary

Position Requirements

  • B.A. or B.S.
  • Knowledge of clinical research protocols
  • Knowledge of computer programs, databases, etc

Time Commitment