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Research Support Assistant

Company: New York State Psychiatry Institute
Location: New York
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. is seeking a full time Research Support Assistant III to work in Columbia University's Department of Psychiatry's Division on Substance Use Disorders. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, hard-working, detail oriented, excellent organizational skills and interpersonal skills, exercise good judgment and the ability to work without continuous supervision in research setting with ongoing clinical trials. Some evening and weekend hour, flexible work schedule and the ability to travel between research sites.Duties and Responsibilities:This Research Assistant will be involved in several clinical trials that evaluate the effectiveness of medications for treating drug dependence. The responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: 1) subject recruitment, 2) conducting telephone screening interviews, 3) implementing research studies described in the funded grants as approved by the IRB, 4) maintaining case reports forms, 5) data maintenance/entry, helping with data analysis and graphics, 6) maintaining study supplies and equipment, 7) scheduling participant appointments, 8) administering selected study instruments and coordinate self-report instruments, 9) drawing blood (will be trained if not already a certified phlebotomist), perform urine drug screens, vital signs and EKGs, 10) handling IRB and NIH correspondence, 11) assisting with grant and manuscript preparation, 12) assisting with hospital admissions and discharges, and 13) running of patients on the in-patient unit.Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree. Must Certified in phlebotomy or willing to obtain certification before drawing any blood samplesPreferred Qualifications:Master's degree with emphasis on behavioral sciences preferred, or training and experience to compensateMeticulous in carrying out research protocols and enjoy working with human subjects. Must be Familiar with various software programs (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SPSS)Experience in behavioral science and/or human subjects research strongly preferredIn accordance with NYS Office of Mental Health regulations, RFMH employees are required to be fully vaccinated.Work Location: STARS Clinic 3 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019To Apply: Submit an application through our website by June 03, 2022, at: Please note, only applications submitted through our website will be considered.The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.

Keywords: New York State Psychiatry Institute, New York , Research Support Assistant, Other , New York, New York

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