Strength Through Diversity
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The second study will recruit 900 diverse adults to determine if a genotype-guided approach to acute post-surgical pain therapy leads to improved pain control compared to usual care; determine if a genotype-guided approach to pain therapy in patients with chronic pain leads to improved pain control compared to usual care; determine if genotype-guided dosing or selection of antidepressants among patients with depressive symptoms who require new or revised antidepressant therapy leads to improved control of depression, compared to usual care.
• Recruiting patients from outpatient clinical settings into the studies
• Obtaining informed consent
• Collecting, maintaining and organizing study information using electronic databases
• Administering in-person/phone surveys as well as collecting clinical information such as participant blood pressure and blood or saliva samples
• Corresponding with study participants by telephone to schedule appointments and reminder calls for follow-up data collection
• Developing and maintaining relationships with clinic personnel at study recruitment sites
• Assisting in preparing study-related documents and maintaining study files
• Conducting literature searches and assisting in grant submissions and dissemination of study findings as needed
• Phlebotomy (training will be provided if not already certified)
• Assisting in all other daily activities of the research study (preparing mailings, study documents, reports, etc.)
• Willingness to travel across study sites in Manhattan and the Bronx
Hours are Full-time. Candidate should be able to flex their schedule as required, as some evening and weekend hours are possible.
• Previous clinical research experience
• Proficiency in Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Access) required
• Excellent oral and written communication skills