Study Physician-Family Medicine 8/12/2016
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
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Study Physician-Family Medicine
Asso Physician Diplomate
910 Vine St., Los Angeles, CA 90038
$54.12 / $9417
$108.72 / $18917
Layoff Referral Deadline:
The mission of the UCLA Center for Behavioral & Addiction Medicine (CBAM) is to advance the prevention and treatment of chronic illnesses, especially in communities with health disparities. Our work centers primarily on addiction treatment, HIV prevention and the intersection of the two. The part time Study Physician will carry out clinical responsibilities for assigned studies, including clinical trials investigating new interventions for HIV prevention. This position will work 50% time with a schedule to be determined.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to, informed consent procedures, histories and physicals, performing/interpreting labs, ordering medication, and overseeing infusions. This position will also monitor, assess and report on adverse events and study adherence and will provide study participants with test results and referrals to care. Perform life saving measures in the event of reaction to study mediation or other situation, though rare. Clinicians share responsibility for after-hours and weekend call duties on a rotating basis. All members of the research team are required to attend weekly study meetings and to complete and maintain necessary trainings. This position will also have the opportunity to participate in the development of new protocols and the writing of research results in collaboration with study investigators.
Candidates must be licensed to practice medicine in the state of California. Board Eligible/Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, or a related field. Willing and able to maintain confidentiality of research participants and to follow study protocol without deviation. Able to question research participants about sensitive behavioral issues including drug use, sexual behavior and other high risk behaviors. Skill in speaking and writing to persons of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds. Candidates should be very comfortable with computers and willing/able to learn how to use multiple systems used by the site and the study sponsors.
Infectious Disease background and/or experience working in research is a plus.