Clinical Trials Associate Alzheimer's in Underrepresented Geriatric Patients
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 2208539
The VUMC Department of Psychiatry is seeking diverse applicants to assist with a study on Alzheimer's in Underrepresented geriatric patients.
This position focuses on a clinical trial for the study of Alzheimer's disease. The CTA I will perform a variety of duties involved in the collection and documentation of data and lab specimens in support of a clinical trial focused on outreach and recruitment of underrepresented groups. This person will assist in research subject recruitment, prescreening, marketing strategies, event planning and execution, and collaboration with community leaders.
Will assist in conducting research participant recruitment activities and events. Event planning and set up; may include managing a booth at community health fairs, visiting community centers, sending email blasts to potential participants.
Assist with initial prescreening of research participants. Collect basic information that will help the Research Programs Manager to determine eligibility for the research study.
Conduct prescreening visits that may include processing and shipping lab specimens.
Maintain recruitment records and outcomes; patient recordkeeping; data management and reporting.
Calling and Scheduling of potential research participants
Associate's Degree (Required)
Bachelor's Degree in Neuroscience, Psychology or related (Preferred)
Experience in community outreach, event planning or research a plus.
Experience with data management and/or RedCap preferred
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday Normal daytime hours
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