Clinical Research Coordinator Associate
Clinical Research Coordinator Associate
Job Number: 75883
The Cancer Clinical Trials Office in the Stanford Cancer Institute at Stanford University's School of Medicine seeks a Clinical Research Coordinator Associate to perform duties related to the coordination of clinical studies as part of the Radiation Oncology Clinical Research Team. This position is focused on investigator initiated studies, and cooperative group studies (RTOG, NRG) in genitourinary, central nervous system and head and neck oncology. Clinical research experience in radiation oncology is desired but not required. This position will also have the opportunity to work part time in Radiation Oncology at the Stanford Cancer Center South Bay and will have room for growth. Initially, the incumbent will work with the team to ensure the safety and well-being of trial participants and to document related data per protocols and CCTO SOPs and guidelines. Stanford School of Medicine strives to lead the biomedical revolution by fueling discovery and innovation to advance human health.
Core 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.
- Coordinate collection of study specimens and processing.
- 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.
- Work part time from the Cancer Center South Bay, once fully trained, running the radiation oncology studies at that location.
- 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.
- Knowledge of the principles of clinical research and federal regulations.
- Familiarity with IRB guidelines and regulations.
- Previous experience with clinical trials.
- Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification is preferred.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
- Knowledge of medical terminology.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
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.
Occasional evening and weekend hours.
- 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, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu
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.