Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

Dec 04, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

Stanford University

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The Stanford Prevention Research Center in the Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator Associate for the Women's Health Initiative Study (WHI) and the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study (MrOS).
Both studies are NIH funded, multi-site studies. The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Study is a follow up study for a large clinical trial with 40 sites launched in 1993. WHI enrolled 161,808 women across the country. Currently 12,407 are being followed up by the Stanford Western Regional Center. The Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study (MrOS) is an NIH funded study with six clinical sites which began in 2000. Originally 5994 older men were enrolled. Currently 377 participants are being followed at the Stanford site.
The purpose of this position is to follow up with our 12,407 Women's Health Initiative Study participants and 377 MrOS participants to ensure the completion of yearly health forms (WHI) and questionnaires mailed three times per year (MrOS) and gather health information on medical events. Following the study protocol, this Clinical Research Coordinator Professional will conduct phone interviews with elderly women and men to complete annual health forms. The candidate will also request medical documentation from medical providers. The candidate will then identify, investigate, document, and assemble outcomes packets for major clinical outcomes as they occur. In addition, the candidate will complete searches to locate participants. This involves searches, as well as mailings to participants and/or to participant's designated contacts. This position requires daily contact with participants or their families and daily interaction with WHI and MrOS staff. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • General understanding of scientific theory and methods.
  • Spanish speaking, a plus but not required.
  • Experience using databases.
  • Familiarity or proficiency with FileMaker, Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Willingness to work with older adults.
  • Ability to learn quickly.
  • Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to complete detailed work accurately.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • 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.
  • 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.
*- 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.

  • 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 Family: Research
Job Series: Clinical Research Coordinator
Job Code: 4924
Grade: F
Exemption: Non-exempt


Location: School of Medicine, California, United States
Classification Level:

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