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Clinical Trials Specialist

Job ID: 101983 Date posted: April 13, 2020

  • Sharp Mesa Vista
  • Research
  • Mental Health Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time



The Clinical Trials Specialist will be responsible for the running of the trial under the guidance of the Principle investigator. They will be responsible for recruiting subjects, performing rating scales, ensuring all training is completed, entering visit information into EDC, communicating with the study team and study sponsor as required and working with PI to ensure subjects safety and that all protocol procedures are performed according to the protocol.

As the largest behavioral health care provider in San Diego with 149 beds, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital provides a full range of programs to people of all ages including children, adolescents, adults and seniors challenged by depression, substance abuse or serious mental illness. The hospital’s robust Clinical Research Program has conducted more than 250 clinical trials of investigational medications since its inception in 1963, providing new options and hope for people with mental illness.  Sharp Mesa Vista provides inpatient care and offer outpatient programs throughout the community.


This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County


8-hour day shift: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm; including weekends as needed

This is a Full-Time (1.0) Position: 80 hours per 2 week pay period

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • B.A./B.S. degree in health related field
  • Three to five years research experience. In lieu of research experience, a Master’s degree or PhD/PsyD will be considered.
  • Medical and/or psychiatric background

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience with Alzheimer’s and psychiatric patients
  • Experience with psychiatric and Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials
  • Experience with psychiatric and Alzheimer’s rating scales
  • Experience with recruiting subjects for clinical trials

Sharp HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords: Research, psychiatric research, clinical trials, PsyD, PhD, Alzheimer’s

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