Career Opportunities

At NRC Research Institute, we strive to obtain quality clinical research data in order to advance safe and effective therapeutics to the marketplace. 

If you enjoy new challenges, have a drive for success, and are passionate about clinical research, we welcome you to submit an application for the available positions listed below!

Open Positions

 

RNs, LVNs, and LPTs (PART-TIME/TEMPORARY)

Compensation:

DOE

We are seeking RN, LVN, or LPT candidates for 6-week part-time employment for our inpatient Clinical Research Unit (CRU). You will be hired on as a temporary contract employee.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor human research subject(s) and communicate clinical observations and results to physicians and the clinical team

  • Administer investigational drug and other concomitant medications to subject(s)

  • Assist with meals and other daily allowance distribution

  • Perform admission and discharge procedures, as needed

  • Accompany/escort subject(s) for offsite visits/walks, if applicable

 

Qualifications

  • Must possess a valid RN, LVN, or LPT license

  • Must be BCLS certified; ACLS preferred

  • Must be comfortable in working with a psychiatric population

  • Experience in clinical research is preferred but not required

  • Evidence of GCP (Good Clinical Practice) and HRP (Human Research Protections) training certification is required but may be completed upon hire, if needed [*Training stipend provided*]

 

Position Type:

This is a part-time, temporary 6-week position. Opportunities to extend or renew your contract may be available.

The following 6-hour shifts may be available :
(Mon - Fri):  1 am – 7 am,   7 pm – 1 am  
(Sat / Sun):   7 am – 1 pm,   1 pm – 7 pm, 7pm - 1am, 1am - 7am

You may sign up for 2 – 5 shifts, for a total of 12 – 30 hrs per week. When applying, please list your availability/preference and we will assign a tentative schedule based on # of shifts requested. You will be assigned the same 6-hr single shifts every week (i.e. no 12-hr, double shifts will be assigned).

There may also be an opportunity to sign up for additional shifts each week (including 12-hr double shifts), if there are available openings.


When applying for this position, please attach a copy of your resume and current license.

Clinical Research Coordinator

Compensation:

DOE - We pay a competitive salary that considers both your experience and your demonstrated ability.

*Health, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), and other benefits are available for eligible full-time employees.

We are seeking an energetic and experienced Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) to join our team.

The CRC is responsible for the coordination and administration of clinical trials under the direction of the Principal Investigator and Scientific Director. The CRC will develop, implement, and coordinate research and administrative procedures for the successful management of clinical trials. The CRC will perform diverse administrative duties requiring a high level of knowledge of study specific protocols, as well as coordination and collaboration with research colleagues and departments.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform study procedures in accordance with GCP and study protocols

  • Coordinate protocol related research procedures, study visits, and follow-up care

  • Organize and maintain paper and electronic study data in a complete and correct manner

  • Work closely with recruitment and pre-screening teams to meet study enrollment goals

  • Adhere to an IRB approved protocol

  • Participate in the informed consent process of study subjects

  • Support the safety of clinical research patients/research participants

  • Maintain study source documents

  • Report adverse events

  • Educate subjects and family on the protocol, study intervention, study drug, etc.

  • Comply with Institutional policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines

  • Complete case report forms (paper & electronic data capture) and address queries

  • Facilitate study initiation, monitoring visits, and close out activities

  • Retain records/archive documents after study close out

  • Requires effective writing and communication, work as part of a team, ability to multitask

  • Act as liaison for research subject, investigator, IRB, sponsor, and healthcare professionals

  • Document investigational product (drug/device) accountability

Qualifications

  • Minimum one year of clinical research coordinator experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; degree in Biology and/or Psychology field preferred

  • Must be willing and able to work in a clinical setting involving a psychiatric/mentally disabled population

  • Must have ability to read and understand clinical trial protocols

  • Must have attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks with precision

  • Must be adept with computers

  • Must possess excellent critical thinking skills

  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a hardworking team player

  • Must possess strong data management skills

  • Familiarity with medical terminology/environment required

  • Available for full-time onsite position (40 hrs/week).  Hours are Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 5:30 PM


*When applying for this position, please attach a copy of your resume.

 
 

Assistant Recruitment Coordinator

Compensation:

$15/hr

NRC Research Institute also offers competitive benefit packages & opportunities for advancement.

We are seeking a motivated Assistant Recruitment Coordinator to join our research team.

 

We specialize in pharmaceutical clinical research trials for CNS Disorders such as Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, Depression, and Alzheimer's Disease.

 

The individual in this entry-level position is responsible for performing patient recruitment in person and over the phone. The Assistant Recruitment Coordinator will identify eligible research subjects for active clinical trials to ensure sponsor and trial timelines are met. Room for growth.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to professionally conduct patient interviews and medical history intakes in person and over the phone

  • Comfortable leaving voicemails or being on the phone for extended amounts of time to pre-screen and register interested participants into site database

  • Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of medical terminology, medical conditions/diagnoses and related therapies to appropriately recruit eligible patients

  • Meet key performance metrics and other quality assurance requirements

  • Demonstrate understanding of clinical trials and enrollment procedures within GCP (Good Clinical Practice) guidelines. Training on the job.

  • Comprehend and transition between numerous clinical trials at any given time

  • Act as the liaison between clinicians and study coordinators to increase enrollment activities

  • Understand the key factors that draw patients to clinical trials to assist in developing successful recruitment and retention strategies

  • Assist in strategizing and problem-solving to overcome enrollment obstacles

  • Additionally, there will be various administrative duties including, but not limited too, data entry, making copies, filing, and scanning documents.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Minimum of one (1) year of recruiting or marketing experience preferred

  • Phone experience preferred

  • Must possess a professional and friendly attitude and be able to quickly develop a rapport with potential patients over the phone and in person

  • Possess excellent communication skills with the ability to provide a high volume of service, along with a high quality of work.

  • Hard-working team player

  • Ability to multi-task and have a strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to learn and navigate new software quickly and be adept with computers

 

Position Type:

Full-time (40hrs/week).  Monday through Friday (Monday/Thursday/Friday 9 am - 5:30 pm & Tuesday/Wednesday 10 am - 6:30 pm); schedule flexibility is also required for occasional community event programs which may fall on weekends.

*Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, some or most of these days may be Work From Home for the time being

*Hire date will most likely be over Summer 2021


*When applying for this position, please attach a copy of your resume.

Clinical Evaluation Specialist

Compensation:

DOE

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  NRC Research Institute also offers competitive benefit packages & opportunities for advancement.

We are ​seeking a full-time Clinical Evaluation Specialist (CES).   This individual will regularly collaborate with Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Physicians, Clinical Research Coordinators and Recruitment Specialists with the primary objective of using their clinical expertise to enroll eligible research subjects into pharmaceutical clinical trials.

 

The CES will be instrumental in the planning, implementation, coordination, and execution of clinical judgement associated with enrollment activities.  In doing so, this individual will need to show competency in DSM-5 diagnoses, learning various neuropsychological instruments (eg., PANSS, YMRS, MADRS, CGI, C-SSRS, MCCB, etc.), and maintaining rapport with potential research subjects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Clinical Evaluation Specialist (CES) will be trained on how to administer various clinical efficacy scales on different psychiatric populations—such as ADHD, Alzheimer’s disease, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Schizophrenia, etc.—and use this knowledge to determine subject eligibility based on various research protocols’ inclusion and exclusion criteria.

  • Clinical interviews will be conducted with potential research subjects to assess both diagnostic criteria and symptom severity of these psychiatric illnesses.  The CES must be able to appropriately comprehend and execute guidelines, set forth by research protocols written by pharmaceutical companies, to assess if a potential subject’s current symptomology is an appropriate fit for a given study.  These interviews will occur via phone and face-to-face to complete full intakes, which will incorporate psychological, social, and medical information. 

  • This position will work closely with marketing and recruitment teams to facilitate targeting the appropriate subject population for a given research protocol and act as the liaison between the Clinical Rating and Recruitment departments.  The primary goal of this position is to identify and confirm appropriate candidates to participate in our clinical trials.   

  • The CES will also be utilized for field-based psychological evaluations.  These evaluations will be supervised by a licensed clinical psychologist.  Post-doc hours can be accumulated and applied for licensure under the guidelines of the Board of Psychology.    

 

Qualifications

  • Have superior patient interviewing and communication skills.

  • Have superior writing skills.

  • Have a strong working knowledge of psychiatric terminology, DSM-5 diagnoses, and related therapies to appropriately assess patients.

  • Synthesize data from clinical assessment scales and medical records.

  • Collaborate with different clinicians and staff members.

  • Have a fundamental understanding of statistics and research design. 

  • The minimum requirement for the position of Clinical Evaluation Specialist is a Master’s degree in clinical psychology/Experimental Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or a related area with relevant experience and/or training.  A Ph.D/Psy.D in Clinical Psychology is highly desirable.   

 

Position Type:

Full-Time (40hrs/week).  Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.

*Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, some or most of these days may be Work From Home for the time being
                          
*When applying for this position, please attach a copy of your resume and current license (if applicable).

 

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Compensation:

$14-$16/hr DOE

*Health, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), and other benefits are available for eligible full-time employees.

We are seeking an energetic Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) to join our clinical research team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting Study Coordinators with conducting and processing patient visits,

  • Obtaining clinical assessments (vital signs, ECGs, etc ),

  • Performing data entry

  • Various administrative duties including, but not limited to answering phones, making copies, and filing

 

Qualifications

  • Must be adept with computers, have excellent social skills, and be hard-working team player with the ability to multi-task and have a strong attention to detail

  • Must be willing and able to work in a clinical setting involving a psychiatric/mentally disabled population

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; degree in Biology and/or Psychology field preferred

  • Available for full-time onsite position (40 hrs/week). Hours are Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 5:30 PM

 

Opportunities for advancement to a Clinical Research Coordinator (FT) position are available for those assistants who demonstrate strong aptitude and motivation.


*When applying for this position, please attach a copy of your resume.

 

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