A Clinician-Scientist is a practicing healthcare provider at Brooks that has additional research-related training and experience, and is actively engaged in both clinical practice and research.
- Identify research questions that help advance rehabilitation science and practice.
- Assist in generating scientifically sound research protocols that are feasible to implement and answer clinically important questions.
- Assist in identifying and submitting for extramural research funding
- Assist in submitting research protocols for IRB approval
- Comply with BRCRC policies and procedures related to applying for new research activities
- Coordinate enrollment and obtain informed consent from study participants.
- Work with research team to implement study protocols with an emphasis on accuracy and safety.
- Carry out study-related assessments, interventions, or other data collection procedures with research participants in accordance with study protocols.
- Maintain appropriate documentation and study records.
- Comply with data collection and record keeping standards outlined in IRB-approved protocols.
- Maintain privacy, confidentiality, accuracy, objectivity, and professionalism in all written documentation and medical records
- Document and communicate Adverse Events (AEs) and Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) and unanticipated problems in a timely manner in accordance with regulatory and protocol requirements.
Disseminate Research Findings
- Participate in submitting research findings for presentation and/or publication to national audiences.
- Participate in preparing and delivering presentations of research findings.
- Participate in preparing manuscripts and other publications related to research findings.
- Provide educational sessions to Brooks clinicians related to research findings.
- Participate in events highlighting research conducted at Brooks Rehabilitation.
- Facilitate communication with research team in writing, through conference calls and regular meetings.
- Maintain frequent communication with the BRCRC operations manager and research director regarding research activities, current study status, and future directions.
- Communicate resource needs and utilization (human, physical space, materials, etc.) to operations manager
- Maintain professional communication skills when interacting with others; facilitate a harmonious working environment.
- Assists in annual peer reviews of co-workers.
- Maintain skills appropriate to clinical practice and research activities.
- Consistently reflect on learning needs and seek out opportunities to expand both clinical and research knowledge and skills.
- Attend national scientific conferences related to area of practice and research.
- Participate in professional service activities in areas related to practice and research.
- Minimum qualification is a Master’s level professional degree and active license as a healthcare professional.
- Must also demonstrate additional research-related training and experience such as a professional or academic doctorate, residency training, or extensive prior research experience.
- Discipline-specific clinical skills and experience required.
- Must also be self-motivated, able to work well both independently and with a team, demonstrate high levels of critical thinking and complex problem-solving, and be able to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences.
- Proficient in developing visual and written scientific communications such as presentations and manuscripts.
- Good time management and independent follow through on work is also critical to this position.