RA Position at Washington University in STL - School of Medicine

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RA Position at Washington University in STL - School of Medicine

Title: Professional Rater I - Psychiatry - 48701

Job Type/Schedule
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.  This position will require work on some weekends and evenings.

Department Name/Job Location
This position is in the Department of Psychiatry.  The position is located at the CID Research building:  4560 Clayton Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110.

Essential Functions

Position provides testing and phlebotomy and services per protocol for patients enrolled in developmental neuroimaging studies involving MRI and EEG assessments of brain function, cognition, emotion, and behaviors such as risk-taking, reward responsiveness, and inhibitory control. Involves administration of diagnostic interviews and personality questionnaires, and phlebotomy (training will be provided).


Performs laboratory assessments of research participants enrolled in study per protocol including MRI scanning, EEG recording, administration of diagnostic interviews, tests, and questionnaires.
Performs phlebotomy and testing in accordance with study guidelines.
Performs participant telephone screening and recruitment.
Performs data entry, management, and organization, maintains proper documentation and record keeping.
Monitors and orders supplies necessary for study.
Delivers study samples to lab for testing.
Prepares and mails information packets for patients enrolled in study.
Other duties as assigned by the PI or Study Coordinator.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or four years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with 1) neuroimaging studies (fMRI) and 2) administration of psychiatric diagnostic interviews.
Interactive communication skills with ability to work with child and adult research participants.
Effective interpersonal and organizational skills.
Working knowledge of phlebotomy.
Ability to use PC-based computer systems.

Salary Range
The hiring range for this position is $15.85 - $19.43 per hour.

Pre-Employment Screening
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

This position is eligible for full-time benefits.  Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits:  https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7.

EOE Statement
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Interested in candidates who would like to stay in the position for 1.5-2 years minimum. To apply for this position, please visit http://jobs.wustl.edu and search job ID 48701.