General Information

Location: Remote

Organization: Medavante-Prophase, Inc

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

The Clinical Scientists at MedAvante-ProPhase, a subsidiary of WCG, help supports projects from a clinical perspective across therapeutic areas in conjunction with project management. The Clinical Scientists are primarily responsible for site rater training and the training and calibration of the clinicians.

Location:  US Remote

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.

Education Requirements: 

  • Graduate degree in psychology, social work, counseling, psychiatric nursing or related field required.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience administering psychiatric symptom rating scales and/or neurocognition scales, experience with structured diagnostic interviews preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a clinical trial or research setting or other clinical setting preferred.
  • Fluent in English, bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills are preferred.
  • Basic understanding of GCP.
  • Experience conducting assessments in CNS clinical trials as well as interacting with investigative sites and study sponsors.
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong problem solving/decision making skills.
  • Proven project management experience at an intermediate level.
  • Solid understanding of basic and intermediate statistics.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate negotiation skills.
  • Ability to lead through influencing and negotiating.
  • Ability to multi-process, delegate project tasks.
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the ability to produce detailed reports and presentations using these tools 

Essential Duties / Responsibilities:

  • External facing clinical representative responsible for the independent clinical management of large, international clinical trials.
  • Liaise with sponsors and sites.
  • Oversee site rater qualification and training for Clinical Science.
  • Resolve assessment results inquiries raised by sites by working with Project Managers, and Clinical Science leadership as necessary.
  • Review and monitor study level metrics; present study dashboards to sponsors as necessary.
  • Determine and inform appropriate management staff of study requirements while managing project specific rater resource requirements based upon projections.
  • Ensure clinical quality standards are met by monitoring internal clinician and team level performance across studies and scales and resolve clinical quality or training related issues.
  • Ensure calibration of clinical team members and conduct rater-training events as specified in Training plans.
  • Provide clinical consultation to MedAvante-ProPhase Clinicians and site raters
  • Participate in the process of adding and removing clinicians from a study and ensuring they are assigned within designated timeframes.
  • Communicate with other departments (e.g., Project Management) to meet project objectives. Coordinate resources and develop materials for Investigator Meetings.
  • Work with Business Development to review potential studies, RFPs, etc.
  • Participate in the development, execution, and integration of research that tests the scientific and conceptual basis for the MedAvante-ProPhase approach to issues of applied measurement
  • Develop and maintain business and scientific relationships with external consultants, key opinion leaders, and Clinicians, both regionally and in research areas of interest, for the purposes of instudy delivery as well as academic projects
  • Report research results externally through peer-reviewed journals, conferences, or other appropriate venues
  • Maintain calibration on relevant clinical scales.
  • Identify the need for, develop as needed work instructions, process guidelines and standard operating procedures, and ensure processes and procedures meet SOP/GCP requirements.

About Us:

MedAvante-ProPhase, a member of WCG, is a global provider of specialty solutions in clinical trials. Our goal is to optimize the selection, use, and analysis of behavioral endpoints to mitigate trial risk and maximize the likelihood of study success. Through collaboration and evidence-based innovation, we work to transform measurement science in clinical trials and improve outcomes for all stakeholders. Our services support all measurement-related activities in clinical trials and include eCOA and Endpoint Surveillance, Rater Qualification and Training, and Study Start-Up Support. By partnering with Sponsors, CROs and sites, and using a risk-based approach, we deliver services that are highly customized to study needs and adapted regionally for global trials.

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