Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Stanford University

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The Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator to further the development of the Binns Program for Cord Blood Research, a joint endeavor between the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Candidates must be highly motivated and willing to quickly adapt in both clinical and laboratory environments. Working under faculty supervision, the coordinator will experience direct interaction with patients, clinicians and researchers while obtaining informed consent for the donation of umbilical cord blood and processing samples for distribution to Stanford research groups. As representative of the Binns Program, the coordinator will be accountable for managing the program and matching pace with the evolving needs of cutting-edge research. This is a position of responsibility and, for individuals with a keen interest in medical science who demonstrate the ability to think analytically; solve problems creatively; and go above and beyond in both clinical and academic settings, a position of opportunity. Individuals with a desire to pursue a career in medicine or the biological sciences are encouraged to apply.

Duties include:

  • 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.
  • Extract data from source documents for research studies as directed. Collect data and complete case report forms.
  • 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

  • Bachelor's degree in Biological sciences
  • Some lab experience, including familiarity with laboratory environment and universal precautions, is desired
  • Spanish language proficiency helpful and highly desired
  • Ability to learn relevant medical terminology as needed.


    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 requires the employee to work with and 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 - positon involves regular work with blood.
  • 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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