Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
Job Number: 76227
The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in the School of Medicine seeks a Clinical Research Coordinator (100% FTE/40 hours per week) for multiple clinical trials in the field of heart transplantation. The Clinical Research Coordinator would work on multiple heart transplant related studies which requires programmatic upkeep, monitoring, and implementing change as needed. The study will include multiple databases that will merge and generate outcome data. Includes participant consenting and education, sample collection, processing, storage, shipping, sample bank management, data mining, uploading, editing, and electronic storage. This position requires off site travel to our collaboration site in Santa Clara, CA up to once per quarter for sample pick up. Duties include:
- Schedule and/or call subjects for appointments; contact participants with reminders or other requirements.
- 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.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of related education and relevant experience.
- Two year college degree and one year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
- General knowledge of medical terminology.
- Working toward certification(s) to perform basic patient measurements and tests, such as phlebotomy and EKG.
- 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.
- 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.
- Drive to Kaiser Santa Clara or other nearby medical center quarterly for sample pick up.
- Manage two -80 freezer with frequent access to sample for pulls and sorting.
WORK STANDARDS (from JDL)
- 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
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