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Psychometric Rater

Winter Park

COMPANY DESCRIPTION
Charter Research is a highly experienced and quickly growing clinical research company, based in The Villages and Winter Park, FL that is looking to add to our team to help us fulfill our mission of discovering future medicines. Our company is locally owned and prides itself on providing exceptional patient experience to our participants, as well as offering agile recruitment strategies to our sponsors. Above all, we are a team, and we are seeking the right team member to add to our foundation in Winter Park.

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Psychometric Rater is responsible for administering and interpreting quantitative and qualitative tests to measure neurological and psychological variables related to various diseases.  Team Members in this role are responsible for managing the psychometric rating aspects of clinical trials, following study-specific protocol requirements, and communicating with clinical staff, study sponsors, and patients to perform these important tests, the results of which often determine patient eligibility in clinical trials and/or serve as the primary endpoint of those clinical trials.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Meet with patients, conduct a variety of psychometric rating scales for clinical trials, and calculate and utilize ratings scale results as appropriate to determine protocol eligibility.
  2. Ensure excellent communication regarding ratings issues with the clinical team, sponsor, CRO, monitors, auditors, and/or central ratings groups.
  3. Maintain source documentation in accordance with ALCOA-C standards and complete all monitor and sponsor queries in a timely manner.
  4. Calmly and professionally manage conversations with patients who become upset or frustrated during the rating process.
  5. Ensure patient safety by responding appropriately to any potential for harm to self or others that is identified through the evaluations performed.
  6. Work diligently to maintain consistency in the performance of ratings.  Review ratings across studies and subjects to ensure efficacy and consistency.
  7. Identify potential problems or inconsistencies and take action as appropriate.
  8. Perform additional duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  1. Strong critical thinking skills, detail oriented, and highly organized.
  2. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively (written and verbal).
  3. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work well within a team.
  5. Skilled in mental health assessment and wellness.

QUALIFICATIONS
Education
  1. Master’s degree (or PhD) required – preferably in psychology, mental health, counseling, or related field.
  2. Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) strongly preferred.
  3. Rater Qualification Certificate preferred.
Experience
  1. One year of experience in psychometry or a field that includes patient assessments (such as psychology), or another relevant role.
  2. Knowledge, familiarity, and experience performing a variety of rating scales is preferred.  Examples include the ADAS-Cog, ADCS-ADL, CDR, CGI, C-SSRS, FAQ, FCSRT, GDS, MDS-UPDRS, MoCA, MMSE, RAVLT, RBANS, SLUMS, WAIS-IV, and WOMAC.
Language
  1. Fluent in both English and Spanish.  (Required at Winter Park location only.)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  1. Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  2. Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Charter Research, LLC provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws.
 

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