Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
Job Number: 78211
Stanford University, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology is seeking a 65% FTE Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator to perform administrative support duties related to the collection of clinical data and/or the coordination of clinical studies. Work under the direction and supervision of the principal investigator and/or study coordinator/supervisor. The candidate will participate in several clinical research trials related to the biological/metabolic effects of changes in body weight with a focus on insulin resistance, diabetes, regional fat distribution, glucose variability, as well as cutting edge genomic/metabolomics/microbiome analysis of patients with prediabetes. We perform metabolic, radiologic, and cellular studies on human subjects who are “healthy” overweight/obese versus “unhealthy”.
The Endocrinology division is dedicated to the mission of the School of Medicine of advancing and exploring innovative and novel biomedical, translational and clinical research and education through the nurturing and stimulation of interactions among basic and clinical scientists, clinicians and educators throughout the School of Medicine and University as well as with the private and public sectors.
- 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.
- 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.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
- Knowledge and experience with research protocols and regulatory or governing bodies which includes HIPAA, IRB requirements and good clinical practices (GCP).
- General knowledge of medical terminology.
- Experience with clinical trials or clinical research.
- Prior exposure to medical setting and interfacing with research subjects or patients.
- Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
Two year college degree and one year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
General knowledge of medical terminology.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
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.
- 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.