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Intervention Research/NE (GHRI)

Location Seattle, Washington Job Number 1074372 Date posted 06/02/2022
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The Research Interventionist will join a team of licensed mental health clinicians (masters trained in psychology, counseling, social work or another related field) to administer a research intervention for adolescents as part of a multi-site suicide prevention study.  The Research Interventionist will provide care management and counseling to youth with a variety of mental health conditions.  This includes facilitating DBT groups, providing care management, participation with the study team, and adherence to research protocol.  The role includes use of independent clinical judgment with the support of regular clinical consultation.

Utilizes professional clinical skills, education and/or experience in project planning and implementation of data collection for complex clinical/health research trials. Utilizes professional clinical skills/training for independent decision making for data collection/trial intervention(s)/evaluation. The scope of responsibility for a Research Interventionist is greater than that for a Clinical Research Specialist due to any combination of the following: greater level of independent safety or clinical decision making required; greater level of specialized clinical knowledge required; substantial contribution to areas such as project intervention materials, plans, study design and research papers; and comprehensive consultation role on policies and methodology.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs clinical evaluation/intervention/measurements requiring professional clinical knowledge/education/training.  Utilizes clinical knowledge and skills to evaluate participant responses and make subsequent decisions around patient safety and participation issues.

  • Provides professional expertise in day-to-day coordination of research activities.  Develops project intervention plans and tools, data collection instruments, manual of operations, trains new employees, prepares reports, etc.  Plans, implements and monitors participant safety and data quality control measures.

  • Evaluates responses of participants and makes independent clinical judgments regarding responses to clinical intervention

  • Participates as part of the research project team, attends project meetings, and identifies problems and proposes solutions.

  • May perform medical record review requiring professional clinical background/education/ experience for correct interpretation and data collection.

  • May perform telephone interviews, in-person interviews or physical assessments requiring professional clinical background/education.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience performing professional functions required by the project.
  • Education
    • Certifications, licenses, or degrees as determined by the needs of the research projects, such as, registered nurse, nurse practitioner, certified mental health therapist/specialist, MSW, pharmacist, physical therapist, certified health education specialist, clinical psychologist, acupuncturist.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • As applicable to research project and field of study by date of hire/transfer.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Experience with individual and/or group counseling and/or facilitation, and related research experience.
  • Knowledge of research data collection requirements and specialized clinical intervention/measurement/assessment skills as required by the projects.
  • A thorough understanding of regulatory policies governing industry practices, HIPAA requirements for clinical research, and knowledgeable about patient safety and quality control requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Continual updating of skills and knowledge related to research

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree or PhD in health-related field.
  • Primary Location: Washington,Seattle,Met Park East Scheduled Weekly Hours: 20 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 10:00 AM Working Hours End: 06:00 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-WA-04|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Met Park East - Research Administration - 1130 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.