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Screening Physician (GMC Registered)

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Real Staffing
12 June 2014
10 July 2014
Amanda O'Connor
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Responsibilities of Screening Physician or Bank Screening Physician

  • Being familiar and complying with Good Clinical Practice (GCP), EU Directive 2001/20/EC, Statutory Instrument 2004 No. 1031 and current amendments
  • Being familiar with study protocols, information and consent forms, and the inclusion and exclusion criteria for each study, before screening any volunteer subjects
  • Being familiar with the standard operating procedures relating to screening
  • Assisting the administration and recruitment teams in design of advertisements for volunteer subjects
  • Briefing the recruitment and screening team on medical aspects of studies
  • Answering telephone queries from volunteers, as necessary, with the aim of establishing their suitability for studies
  • Checking that volunteer subjects have understood the information and consent form; explaining the elements of the studies and the risk of discomfort or injury; and obtaining written consent
  • Medical history and examination of subjects, as required by protocol and HMR Standard Operating Procedures
  • Assisting and guiding the screening team in the collection of biological samples
  • Explaining to volunteer subjects the significance of any abnormal findings in history, examination or investigations
  • Contacting the volunteer subject's personal physician as necessary, to discuss possible medical contraindications to study participation
  • Maintaining compliance with guidelines for Good Clinical Practice, and with the ethical principles of the Declaration of Helsinki.
  • Creation and maintenance of standard operating procedures relevant to the screening process
  • Participation in meetings of physicians, and other company meetings if appropriate, as the screening schedule allows
  • Ensuring confidentiality of clinical information about subjects, and of information provided by sponsors
  • Assisting the Medical Director in the maintenance of high standards of performance among nursing and technical staff
  • Helping to maintain cleanliness and tidiness of clinical and office areas
  • Responding to issues raised by the Quality Manager
  • Keeping personal training record up to date
  • Participation in the company's appraisal process

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