General Information

Location: Durham, NC, Remote

Organization: VeraSci

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

The Clinical Assessment Specialist provides clinical training and consultation on standardized administration methods and guidelines of clinical assessments to VeraSci staff members and clinical raters in clinical trials. Reviews clinical assessments for scoring accuracy and adherence to standardized scoring conventions to assist in updating and development of clinical assessment training programs. Assist in clinical assessment and procedural decision making. Act as a liaison between certified clinical raters and VeraSci staff members.


VACCINATION REQUIREMENT:

To be considered for U.S.-based positions unless currently employed by WCG, where permitted by applicable law (including any applicable reasonable accommodation, medical or religious exemption), candidates must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by start date.


RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CLINICAL ASSESSMENT SPECIALIST:

  • Answers clinical assessment questions from any Sponsor, Contract Research Organization (CRO) and VeraSci staff members regarding trial specific clinical measures.
  • Works with other clinical assessment specialists/experts to do evaluations and consultations or obtain feedback.
  • Communicates with certified clinical raters for feedback regarding to clinical assessment and clinical trial procedures.
  • Follows up on previous clinical assessment data review feedback, which may require additional information or updating.
  • Ensures that all clinical assessment processes and procedures are documented with accuracy.
  • Ensures clinical details involving feedback from certified clinical rater(s) are documented and stored.
  • Attends meetings to help determine which incidents require discussion/notification to the sponsor, CRO, and/or affiliated groups.
  • Liaison between the certified clinical raters and VeraSci.
  • Conducts assessment testing to ascertain the skill level and ability of those individuals being trained, and develop training curriculums and programs to improve knowledge, skill, and ability.
  • Conducts ongoing staff training and provides clinical feedback to resolve sponsor related concerns.
  • Implements and assists in the release of new data review procedures, including educating the data monitor(s) on the new features and benefits of the changes implemented.
  • Provides information on new guidelines, clinical tools, procedures and changes in the mental health and pharmaceutical industry.
  • Performs other related duties and tasks as needed.


SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIP:

Supervised by the Vice President of Clinical Assessment


QUALIFICATIONS OF THE CLINICAL ASSESSMENT SPECIALIST:

  • 2 years’ experience with administering clinical assessments- specifically PANSS and SCoRS. 
  • Master's Degree in Psychology or related field. 


About VeraSci
VeraSci, a WCG Company, is a clinical research company offering eClinical software, translation services, and expertise in endpoints and assessments. VeraSci brings scientific expertise, strategic innovation, and unwavering commitment to each project, helping clients worldwide develop novel therapies.

WCG is proud to be an equal opportunity employer – Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin or ancestry, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran status, reprisal or any other legally recognized basis or status protected by federal, state or local law.

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