Diagnostic Rater-CNPRU

Job description

Hyde Park Campus

20133 Psychiatry & Behav. Neurosci

About the Unit
The Department has is organized along ‘Mission Lines' These mission lines are focusing in a variety of areas and strategic initiatives of the hospital including, but not limited to, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Supportive Psycho-oncology, Consultation Psychiatry, Palliative Care, Eating Disorders, Geriatrics, Woman's Health and general psychotherapy for adults, adolescents and children.

Job Information

Job Summary:

A high-volume research lab at the University of Chicago Biological Science Division is looking for a motivated and technologically-minded Diagnostic Rater to join our team. We seek a clear communicator, quick learner and savvy problem-solver to recruit and schedule eligible participants for multiple sessions in several concurrent research studies. Recruiter for psychiatric research studies will recruit, schedule, screen and track participants for eligibility in research studies. Work closely with faculty and staff in identifying and enrolling appropriate candidates with attention to inclusion/exclusion criteria; manage screening room calendars and usage; coordinate research volunteers with laboratory personnel, nursing staff and physicians; maintain database of participants' demographic and screening data; perform data entry, management and analysis using standardized computer software.


  • Schedule and conduct diagnostic and behavioral interviews of research subjects using DSM-IV based Structured Clinical Interviews as well as other interviews in accordance with the CNPRU research protocols and procedures.
  • Write reports of diagnostic and historical information obtained during interviews.
  • Present cases to a committee of psychiatric professionals for review.
  • Recruit and screen research volunteers: create and place newspaper, radio ads and posters ads, answer telephone and email inquiries to designate if potential subject is the proper candidate for designated studies.
  • Administer screening questionnaires, coordinate physical exams.
  • Schedule and coordinate orientation sessions to explain procedures, practice tests; coordinate activities of other laboratory members, maintain office and laboratory supplies and records of expenses.
  • Resolve problems with computers.
  • Perform other work duties as assigned

  • Interactive Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Project Management

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • High school diploma/GED required
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Master's degree preferred.

  • Post secondary work experience in a field related to the research being conducted

Technical Knowledge or Skills:
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

Required Documents:
  • Cover letter and resume

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?

Health Screen Required?

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Full time

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Job No:
Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 2/20/2019
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