Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Stanford University

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

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The Rodriguez Translational Therapeutics Lab in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator to perform administrative support duties related to the collection of clinical data and the coordination of an ongoing NIMH funded clinical study.

The Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator will work under the direction and supervision of the principal investigator, Clinical Research Manager and study coordinator/supervisor.

Duties include:

  • Schedule and/or call participants for appointments; contact participants with reminders or other requirements of studies. Manage scheduling between independent evaluators and schedule quarterly independent evaluator reliability meetings.

  • Prepare, distribute, and process questionnaires.

  • Perform clerical duties in the preparation of regulatory documents (regulatory binder, participant binders and electronic databases). Maintain all forms and documents, including consent forms and master subject logs. File all appropriate correspondence. Lead study specific weekly meetings. Prepare quality control reports for quarterly clinical operations meeting.

  • Assist with the screening, recruiting, and obtaining consent of study participants. Review medical records and/or perform telephone or in-person interviews to gather data, as needed.

  • Administer standard study questionnaires and tests, score test measurements and questionnaires, and code data for computer entry. Perform quantitative review of forms, tests, and other measurements for completeness and accuracy.

  • Extract data from source documents for research studies as directed. Collect data and complete case report forms.

  • Perform basic measurements and tests on patients according to protocol, such as obtaining vital signs and performing phlebotomy and EKG, after appropriate training/certification. Collect study specimens according to protocol.

  • Prepare, process, and transfer specimens/samples accurately under well-defined requirements.

  • Order and maintain equipment and supplies.

  • Process study compensation payments and thank you letters to subjects upon completion of trial activities. Process consultation invoices. Assist with post-study activities, as needed.

  • Manage scheduling of independent evaluators with participants

* - Other duties may also be assigned


  • BA/BS in Psychology, Human Biology or related field of study

  • Clinical research experience, particularly with mental health patients

  • Knowledge of good clinical practice (GCP) in clinical research

  • Ability to organize work and multi-task

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Experience with maintenance of clinical study binders and interface with electronic record-keeping methodologies


    Two year college degree and one year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.


    General knowledge of medical terminology.


    • Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat and use fine light/fine grasping.

    • Occasionally sit, reach above shoulders, perform desk based computer tasks, use a telephone and write by hand, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.

    • Rarely kneel, crawl, climb ladders, grasp forcefully, sort and file paperwork or parts, rarely lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh 40 pounds or more.

    * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


    • Position may at times require the employee to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or exposure to chemicals, blood, body fluid or tissues and risk of exposure to contagious diseases and infections.

    • May require extended or unusual work hours based on research requirements and business needs.

    Job: Research

    Location: School of Medicine
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level:

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    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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