Clinical Research Physician (Sub- Investigator)Location: WinchesterSalary: £55,000 – £60,000 per annum pro rata. Minimum 3 days per week; ideally full-time (45 hours)Benefits package About the CompanyOur client is a pioneering brain and mind clinic specializing in the diagnosis, treatment and care of people with symptoms of cognitive impairment or mental health concerns. Clinical services include traumatic brain injury, neurology, children’s neurological conditions, Alzheimer’s and dementia and mental health and their team also delivers medico-legal services. They are honoured to have received many prestigious awards for their work, including the positive impact our client is having on society.Our client is in London, Winchester, Surrey, Birmingham, Guildford, Plymouth, Bristol and Washington DC are also major centre’s for international trials of disease-modifying and new symptomatic drugs for Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological conditions in adults and children. Our cliet is an multi-disciplinary team work collaboratively to provide a full service, patient-centred approach using the latest progressive medical research and evidence-based treatments.They value people who share the same passion for research, dedication to their area of expertise, are hardworking and want to be part of their growth and success.The successful candidate will be provided the opportunity and supported by Re:Cognition Health, to undertake the 4 year Pharmaceutical Medicine Specialty Training (PMST) to receive a CCT in pharmaceutical medicine from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine. Our client is a recognized training centre for PMST. Our client is a GMC Designated Body but the candidate would transfer to the Deanery for revalidation if undertaking PMST. Role The primary responsibility of the sub-investigator is to ensure the well-being, safety and interests of all participants, at your centre, taking part in clinical trials. The Principal Investigator has overall responsibility for the conduct of the clinical trials and will delegate specific duties to an appropriately trained and qualified Sub-Investigator. The Sub-Investigator is responsible for the following:Key Objectives and Responsibilities:
Working under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator to perform the clinical trials in accordance with ICH GCP (R2).Ensure complete understanding of the clinical trial protocol(s) to provide complete information and explanation to potential participants, to obtain written informed consent.Undertake and oversee the medical screening for potential participants. Including ECGs, vitals, venepuncture and lumbar puncture, to ensure they meet the entry requirements of each clinical trial protocol.With the PI, consider the participant’s eligibility for each clinical trial protocol, according to the specific inclusion and exclusion criteria, prior to randomisation.Perform ongoing follow up assessments, including clinical examinations (physical/neurological examinations, ECGs, vital signs, bloods) and dosing procedures as appropriate to each study (e.g. cannulation, IV, sub-cutaneous or oral dosing).Review and evaluate Vital Signs, ECGs, and Laboratory test results etc. for all studies, ensuring that any clinically significant abnormal results and/or changes from baseline are reported, and action taken to the Principal Investigator, Medical Monitor, and/or Sponsor contacts.Represent our clients and the site, during sponsor led meetings, including pre-site selection, site imitation and onsite monitoring visits, providing essential medical input.Lead on the resus equipment checking and medical emergency scenario training at the site.Provide support to the central recruitment team, in the capacity of a research physician.
Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate for the Sub-Investigator role will portray the following skills and attributes:Essential:
A medical doctor with at least 2 years of clinical experience (post-registration)Must have completed foundation and core medical competenciesGMC Registered with a License to Practice and comply with revalidation requirements.Member of a suitable medical defence organisation (e.g. MDU or MPS)Excellent communication skillsExperience of managing participant safety (eligibility, ongoing review/assessment) and management of Medical Emergencies.Excellent time management skills
Post graduate membership qualification by exam MRCP or equivalentValid Advanced Life Support (ALS) certificate from the Resuscitation Council (UK)Previous Clinical Trial ExperienceDesire to progress becoming a Principal Investigator
Continuous professional development25 Days Annual Leave + 8 Bank Holidays Private Health InsuranceLife Insurance Pension SchemePerkbox
The successful applicant will have access to all our clients benefits.