Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

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Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Stanford University

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Job code: 4921
Job grade: E

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division of the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University's School of Medicine is seeking an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator to perform duties related to clinical trials and studies involving children and adults with autism and/or developmental disabilities. This position coordinates aspects of the clinical studies including conducting a variety of cognitive and diagnostic assessments under the supervision of a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the outpatient Child Psychiatry Division at Stanford. The position also requires assuring accurate data collection and entry.
Duties include:

  • 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.
  • Perform basic measurements and tests on patients according to protocol. Collect study specimens according to protocol.
  • 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.
  • Conduct cognitive and diagnostic assessments in the outpatient Child Psychiatry Division at Stanford.

    * - Other duties may also be assigned DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in clinical research, particularly with providing developmentally based treatments to children with autism and/or developmental disabilities.
  • Experience administering diagnostic assessments such as the Autism Diagnostic Observation Scheduled (ADOS-2), the Autism Diagnostic Interview - Revised (ADI-R) and IQ assessments. a
  • Have the necessary patience and resourcefulness to interact well with individuals with autism and developmental disabilities and their families.
  • Experience working with databases such as REDCap.


    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 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.


    Location: School of Medicine, California, United States
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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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    Job No:
    Posted: 2/13/2019
    Application Due: 3/18/2019
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