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Join our mission-driven organization, where your work matters and a diversity of ideas and backgrounds are welcomed. AbleTo is the leading provider of high quality, technology-enabled behavioral health care. We believe that everyone deserves access to high-quality care and offer a suite of technology-enabled services to empower people to lead better lives through better mental health. A proprietary platform connects individuals with AbleTo highly trained licensed providers who deliver weekly sessions by phone or video supported by an integrated digital experience. Members also have access to mental health coaches, and digital support programs. Our outcomes-focused approach is proven to improve both behavioral and physical health and lower medical costs.



The Clinical Program Research Specialist is an expert in qualitative and quantitative behavioral health research methods on the Clinical Program Development team, with a focus on conducting research to support the design, development, and quality assurance of our evidence-based behavioral health programs. The role reports to the Director of Clinical Program Development and works closely with all members of the team to support the effective development and implementation of our suite of teletherapy and digital behavioral health products.  The Specialist will conduct research on all phases of clinical program development, including preparation for new evidence-based content design, assessing usability and acceptability of new clinical content for end users, and evaluating the effectiveness of product and intervention implementation. The role will support both the development of our evidence-based CBT teletherapy protocols as well as our digital behavioral health products, including self-help and coach-supported digital interventions, as well as digital tools to support therapist-delivered interventions.  The person in this role also conducts clinical literature and practice guideline reviews to assure that clinical products remain consistent with quality, compliance and regulatory requirements.  The Specialist will liaise closely with Clinical Research, Analytics, Product and Design teams, collaborating on the development and evaluation of new intervention capabilities, features, and designs. 


What You’ll Do: 

  • Reviews and synthesizes the literature to identify evidence-based interventions and best clinical practices for digital self-help, coached, blended care, and teletherapy interventions 
  • Synthesizes research and advises on the development and design of interventions, including clinical content, duration of treatment, delivery method(s), and type and frequency of measurement
  • Collaborates with design, product and user research teams to evaluate usability and acceptability of new clinical content for end users, including therapists and behavioral coaches 
  • Contributes to research and evaluation of methods used to screen and guide users to AbleTo products
  • Collaborates with the clinical operations and quality teams on evaluating the implementation of clinical interventions, including uptake of digital content, and on assessments of provider performance and competence 
  • Collaborates with design, product and user research teams to execute pilot studies to assess early phase evaluations of new clinical interventions and products
  • Collaborates with Clinical Research and analytics teams on the analysis of internal product and performance data to support research efforts 
  • Conducts literature and clinical practice guideline reviews to ensure that in-market products continue to reflect effective clinical best practice and the current evidence base
  • Stays current on external research and innovation in the behavioral health space and applicable competitive landscapes


Who You Are:  

  • The ideal candidate will have master’s level education in behavioral health or allied discipline; doctorate-level clinical psychology degree preferred (Psy.D. or Ph.D)
  • 2+ years relevant experience delivering clinical services
  • 3+ years experience in a research setting focusing on behavioral health intervention development, implementation, or evaluation
  • Subject matter expert in cognitive behavioral therapy and related evidence-based psychological interventions.
  • Subject matter expertise in digital behavioral health interventions and technology enabled healthcare preferred 
  • Knowledge of clinical assessment measurement tools, general survey techniques, and delivery of measurement-based behavioral health care
  • Experience in a range of research methods, including quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods 
  • Experience in data analysis including statistical software packages (e.g., SAS, SPSS, R)
  • Experience in program evaluation or implementation science preferred
  • Ability to think strategically, plan, execute, measure results and drive continuous improvement.
  • Strong clinical background with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Professional attitude and demeanor with great team collaboration skills.
  • Discipline and organizational skills to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Experience with Google Suite, content management, project management, collaboration, or design software is a plus
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams is a plus


Why You Should Join Our Team:

We take pride in putting people first above all, including our own team members. We provide our team, and their families, with a wealthy benefits package to care for their physical, financial, and professional health, equipped with medical, dental, and vision benefits, a generously-funded Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), no-cost mental health support, gym membership reimbursement, 401K matching, and plenty more. Our “One Team” approach to fostering our culture has built an environment of mutual respect, empathy, and transparency (with a little bit of fun!). We empower people of all backgrounds to excel at AbleTo. Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are just a part of our Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity initiatives. Our unique approach to career development is simply that: unique to you. No two people are alike, and neither should be their growth plan, which is why we work with each employee to design an individual development path. We hope you’ll join our team to empower people to get better and stay better, every day.


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Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

AbleTo is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. AbleTo is an E-Verify company.

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