Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

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Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

Stanford University

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The Stanford Center for Clinical Research (SCCR), in collaboration with the Stanford Departments of Medicine and Radiology, is conducting one of the largest, most innovative, longitudinal studies in association with a leading Silicon Valley tech company and multiple high-profile academic partners. SCCR is seeking to hire a Clinical Research Coordinator Associate (CRCa) to support this exciting new study involving multiple disciplines, including cardiology, oncology and primary care. The candidate will have direct study participant contact by providing study specific study exams, focused primarily on ophthalmic testing as described in the research protocol.

SCCR provides infrastructure and research support to study physicians and staff throughout the Department. Its mission is to promote high-quality, globally impactful clinical research to improve human health by working collaboratively within Stanford University and its affiliates

The CRCa will work in a dynamic atmosphere and as part of a large team in a supportive environment. Under the general supervision of the research nurse manager and study investigators, the CRCa performs an array of measurements and ophthalmic testing as required by the research study protocol. The CRCa may also be involved in other study-specific testing procedures, including, for example, EKG, physical assessments, and cognitive assessments. The role will be responsible for collaborating with multiple staff members, including coordinators and research assistants, physicians, nurses, and respiratory technicians. The CRCa will contribute to discussions to report project progress and trouble shoot barriers. The position will interface with faculty, collaborators, and SCCR leadership and trouble shoot barriers to study progress. Outstanding communication and organizational skills, the ability to proactively manage challenges, and strong attention to detail are required in a successful candidate.

Duties include:

  • Serve as primary contact with research participants
  • Determine eligibility of and gather consent from study participants according to protocol.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Experience with eye-related exams, such as visual acuity and retinal photography, specifically within a research setting, is desired

  • 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.
  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent study participant relationship, exhibit exemplary interpersonal skills and exercise sound judgment and professionalism
  • Knowledge of ophthalmic environment and laboratory controls, methods, procedures and regulations

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


Location: School of Medicine, California, United States
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Posted: 12/26/2018
Application Due: 1/17/2019
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