Medical Assistant – South Austin office

Our office in South Austin is seeking an experienced and dedicated Medical Assistant to join our team.

Duties include obtaining vital signs, collecting patient history, entering data into e-MDs, assisting with thyroid FNA’s, administering injections, and cleaning/stocking rooms and patient work up areas. May need to work at our other office locations as needed.

Requirements:
• Excellent customer service and communication skills with patients and providers
• Team player with top notch time-management skills
• Comfortable with e-MDs or similar EMR, detail-oriented, and able to handle sensitive information

Preferred:
• At least 2 years of experience in a Medical Assistant role; prior experience with Endocrinology or Diabetes is a strong plus

For more information, visit: http://www.texasdiabetes.com/
Position is full-time (40 hours per week). Salary: dependent on experience

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator/Recruitment Specialist – South Austin office

Our Clinical Research Department specializes in Phase II-IV clinical, observational, and device trials. We are currently seeking an individual with strong recruitment skills to fill our full-time Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator/Recruitment Specialist role at our South Austin office.
Some Key duties include:
• Participant recruitment – develop and implement recruitment plans, conduct thorough phone screens and in-person interviews discussing medical history to determine patient eligibility, set up advertisements for upcoming trials, welcome patients for research appointments, and complete daily reminder calls
• Assist senior Clinical Research staff with study case reports
• Assist with patient care visits (blood draws, vital signs, performing ECG’s, processing specimens)
• Other related duties as assigned
Requirements:
• Recruitment experience and be confident in communicating with potential participants, medical staff, and discussing sensitive medical topics
• Be able to assist with patient care visits/patient work-up
• Be outgoing, enthusiastic, and proactive in seeking out potential participants
• Skilled in effectively meeting deadlines, multi-tasking, and working well with team members
• Be organized and detail-oriented
• Must be able to handle confidential information and meet objectives in compliance with all legal, regulatory, and protocol guidelines
• Microsoft Office proficient – Outlook, Word, Excel
Preferred:
• At least one year of experience in a similar role
• Prior experience in the Medical field
• Working knowledge of research methodology/medical terminology
• e-MD’s experience

Position is full-time (40 hours per week). Salary: dependent on experience

Research Nurse – Central Austin and Round Rock offices

Our Clinical Research Department specializes in Phase II-IV clinical, observational, and device trials.

We are currently seeking LVNs and/or RNs to fill Clinical Research Coordinator roles at our Central Austin office.  Working under the supervision of the Principal Investigator(s), Site Director/Operations Director and Study Coordinator(s), this position will coordinate the conduct of clinical research trials from study start-up through close-out procedures.

Key duties include:

  • Responsible for the integrity and overall quality of assigned clinical research trials
  • Serves as the primary contact for study subjects and sponsors, communicating daily as needed
  • Reviews study protocols and brochures; creates study document binder (sponsor, site, CRO, IRB/IEC correspondence), and prepares source documents including study and subject information folders
  • Completes study start-up through close-out procedures:
    • recruitment and patient enrollment
    • informed consent process
    • pre-screening, screening, and study visits in conjunction with Physician/Investigator
    • documentation of patient progress in response to investigative agents
    • coordination of monitor visits source documents and case report forms
    • as needed, oversee preparation of physician orders to ensure protocol compliance
    • maintain communication with physician regarding study requirements, dose modifications, and adverse events
  • Other related duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of progressive experience in the medical field
  • Excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills. Able to excel in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be self-sufficient, detail-oriented, and able to identify problems and solve them.
  • Must be able to handle confident information and meet objectives in compliance with all legal, regulatory, and protocol guidelines

Preferred:

  • Prior experience in the pharmaceutical industry or in a clinical research setting; Working knowledge of research methodology/medical terminology.
  • Experience with e-MDs, InForm System, Medidata Rave, or similar

Position is full-time (40 hours per week). Salary: dependent on experience

Are medical visits required during the weight program?

If a person has diabetes and is on medications, or has high blood pressure on medications, then these medications may need to be reduced as a person loses weight.  We advise a visit with one of our health care providers for people with diabetes and/or high blood pressure prior to starting the program for medication adjustments and then 2-3 visits after starting for monitoring and further adjustments.

How do I know what my co-pay is?

If your copay is not listed on your insurance card, please contact the 1-800 number on the back of your card to check your benefits.

Do I need a referral to visit TD&E?

Some insurance plans do require a referral in order to have your visit covered. Please contact your insurance carrier to confirm if your plan requires you to obtain a referral to see a specialist.