Under the guidance and with the assistance of the principal investigator, the technician will be responsible for setting up and managing advertising, recruitment, subject screening, subject consenting (center, study, genetics, HIPAA), scheduling appointments over the course of the study with the nurse practitioner, therapists, and counselors. The technician/PI will administer several off-magnet measures such as the neuropsychological battery, affective bias task and several others listed in the body of the grant. S/he will also be responsible for finalizing the scheduling of the imaging sessions and conducting the sessions, ensuring quality acquisition and standard conditions. S/he will administer the subjective questionnaires during the fMRI sessions, maintain the charts and the electronic database for the scan data and for the subjective data from the scan sessions. S/he will be responsible for collecting patient urine and blood samples, sending them for analysis, and entry of urine results into the research chart and database. S/he will be responsible for entering imaging and non-imaging data into the database, and for regular computer backup of all data. S/he will be responsible for subject payments and order supplies as needed. S/he will be the common communications link among the clinical care providers and PIs; will maintain weekly minutes from the clinical project meeting (re patient recruitment, treatment status, completion, etc.).
Internal Number: 35162
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