Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

Stanford University

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We are excited to announce a spectacular opportunity to join the Stanford Center for Undiagnosed Diseases and Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases as a Clinical Research Coordinator Associate. The Centers are active in clinical and clinical-translational research focusing on rare and undiagnosed diseases. The Center for Undiagnosed Diseases has been developed to facilitate diagnosis of rare, extremely rare, and previously undefined diseases, with an emphasis on diseases likely to be of genetic or immunologic origin; it is a clinical site of the Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN), led by Drs. Euan Ashley, Jon Bernstein, Matthew Wheeler, and Paul Graham Fisher. It is a cross-disciplinary effort with investigators and clinician-scientists across Stanford University, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, and Stanford Children's Hospital. The Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases is the West Coast's premier Center for the care of patients with inherited cardiovascular diseases.

You would be interacting with an enthusiastic and dynamic team of physicians, medical geneticists, cardiovascular geneticists, neurologists, internists, genetic scientists, informaticians, and specialty genetic counselors. You would work closely with our adult and pediatric Medical Directors and established Clinical Research Coordinator Associates. You would liaise with clinicians and scientists across the medical center. You would have close interaction with study participants and their family members.

The position will support both industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical research projects. You would support ongoing studies and facilitate start-up of studies anticipated to initiate in calendar 2018. You would interact closely with our team of clinical research associates, coordinators, genetic counselors, physicians and laboratory staff. You would prepare written documents and presentations based on clinical documentation and interactions and facilitate interactions among local and national experts.

Duties include:
  • Serve as primary contact with research participants, sponsors, and regulatory agencies. Coordinate studies from startup 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.
  • 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.
  • Provide relief support/coverage of additional study coordinator responsibilities within the research group on non-UDN research projects.
  • 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

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.


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,

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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