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.
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