Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

Stanford University

Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

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Stanford University is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator Associate to perform duties related to the coordination of clinical studies. Coordinate moderately complex aspects of one or more clinical studies. Provide guidance to less experienced staff, and work under the general direction of the principal investigator and/or study coordinator/supervisor. Research work will center around improving the cardiovascular health of young South Asians in the Bay Area, as part of the research arm of the Stanford South Asian Translational Heart Initiative. Opportunities for authorship in publications stemming from this work are available as part of this position.

Duties include:
  • Serve as primary contact with research participants, sponsors, and regulatory agencies. Coordinate studies from start-up through close-out
  • Determine eligibility of and gather consent from study participants according to protocol. Assist in developing recruitment strategies
  • Collect and manage patient and laboratory data for clinical research projects Manage research project databases, develop flow sheets and other study related documents, and complete study documents/case report forms
  • Ensure compliance with research protocols, and review and audit case report forms for completion and accuracy with source documents. Prepare regulatory submissions, and ensure Institutional Review Board renewals are completed
  • Assemble study kits for study visits, monitor scheduling of procedures and charges, coordinate documents, and attend monitoring meetings with sponsors, acting as primary contact
  • Monitor expenditures and adherence to study budgets and resolve billing issues in collaboration with finance and/or management staff
  • Interact with the principal investigator regularly, ensuring patient safety and adherence to proper study conduct
  • Ensure essential documentation and recording of patient and research data in appropriate files per institutional and regulatory requirements
  • Participate in monitor visits and regulatory audits
* - Other duties may also be assigned


Bachelor's degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of related education and relevant experience; additional 1-2 years clinical trial experience preferred.


Two year college degree and two years related work experience or a Bachelor's degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of related education and relevant experience.

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification is preferred
  • 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
  • Will be working at three different locations; Stanford Boswell Clinics, Portola Valley, and Santa Clara sites
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,

Job: Research

Location: School of Medicine
Schedule: Full-time
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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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