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Clinical Data Specialist - Psychiatry Mood Disorders

Job Number: 78904
Categories: Research & Laboratory
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 426028 - PY-Mood Disorders
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Security


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

Salary


Salary Negotiable

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.

Job Duties


  • 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.
  • Confers with physicians and nurses to obtain statistical information 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.

Other Job Responsibilities

Work schedule will be Tuesday - Saturday and will include some late evenings/nights and weekends (as required).
The preferred candidate would possess the following qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, Health Psychology, or Public/Community Health.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to establish rapport with a wide range of people.
Knowledge of community resources for depression, Bipolar and behavioral health.
Experience in depression and depression treatment; exposure to brief counseling techniques such as CBT or PST.
Experience conducting and processing data from EEGs and MRI.
Bilingual in Spanish is preferred
Experience working with electronic health records and low income, medically under-served populations highly desired.
Phlebotomy certified
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

UTSouthwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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