Clinical Research Coordinator

Stanford University

Clinical Research Coordinator

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The Department of Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Division is seeking a 100% effort Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) to work on a number of projects. The CRC will serve as the administrator for the HEARD Alliance (Health Care Alliance for Response to Adolescent Depression) and Toolkit for Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention websites. As the Project Coordinator for the Stanford School Mental Health Team, the CRC will coordinate all incoming referrals from school sites that are served by the LPCH/Stanford School Mental Health Team and assist in the ongoing implementation and evaluation of a number of adolescent mental health education programs focused on youth suicide prevention, cultural issues in mental health, and positive psychology in the schools. These include: Sources of Strength, Break Free from Depression, Kognito and others. Under the supervision of Shashank V. Joshi, MD, Director of School Mental Health in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, the CRC will be responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the HEARD Alliance and Toolkit websites, data collection and management, as well as coordination with individuals at other participating organizations.

Duties include:

  • Schedule and/or call subjects for appointments; contact participants with reminders or other requirements.

  • Prepare, distribute, and process questionnaires.

  • Perform clerical duties in the preparation of regulatory documents. Maintain all forms and documents, including consent forms and master subject logs. File all appropriate correspondence.

  • 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 ship 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. Assist with post-study activities, as needed.

* - Other duties may also be assigned


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

  • Research experience, particularly in a school setting


    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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