The Contract Physician provides medical leadership, oversight, and management of human clinical trials while ensuring the integrity of the studies and the safety and well-being of human subjects. Performs duties in accordance with company’s values, policies, and procedures.
Perform medical histories, physical exams, and protocol based assessments for qualification of subjects for studies.
Determine suitability of study volunteers for enrollment.
Admit, discharge, and monitor subjects including reviewing labs results, EKG’s and telemetry.
Review training documents and complete any accompanying quizzes
Supervise mid-level practitioners
Assess and manage adverse events and medical emergencies.
Participate in safety and dosing assessments
Current unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of California Current ACLS certification or ability to be certified within one month of employment
One year of clinical experience in adult medicine and/or equivalent experience.
Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment.
Understanding of basic physiology of glucose homeostasis, diabetes, and obesity
Ability to manage medical care of diabetics, obese subjects, and other common medical problems including medical emergencies
Thorough understanding of Good Clinical Practices and FDA regulations governing conduct of clinical trials Good judgment, initiative, problem solving and leadership skills
Must be willing to work weekend (Saturday) shifts