Clinical Research Coordinator Associate
School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States
Stanford University is seeking a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator Associate to support a newly founded NIH research study aiming at examining the effects of pain medications on the brain in chronic pain patients under the direction of the Principal Investigator. The aims of these studies include: (1) to test whether opioid medications cause significant changes in the brain, and (2) to ultimately arrive at optimal biomarkers for classification of opioid addiction in chronic pain.
The Stanford Division of Pain Medicine merges the tripartite mission of clinical care, education, and research to advance the frontier of pain management and for those dealing with acute or chronic pain problems. The focus of the Stanford Division of Pain Medicine is the treatment of the entire patient to enable them to live their fullest life, education of the next generation of pain physicians and healthcare leaders, and pursuing cutting edge research. If you are interested in joining an internationally recognized Pain Medicine program, please apply and take part in our research programs.
The Pain Management Center at Stanford University Medical Center offers a comprehensive range of services for patients dealing with acute or chronic pain problems. Each year, the Stanford University Pain Management Center provides care for more than 10,000 patients with acute, chronic, and cancer pain problems. Our focus is to treat the entire patient, addressing each problem that contributes to the patient's pain and inability to live their life to the fullest. To learn more about the Division of Pain Medicine, go to http://med.stanford.edu/paincenter.html
* - Other duties may also be assigned
- Serve as primary contact with research participants, sponsors, and regulatory agencies. Coordinate studies from startup through close-out.
- Determine eligibility of and gather consent from study participants according to protocol. Assist in developing recruitment strategies.
- 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.
Qualifications - ExternalEDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- 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.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
- Knowledge of medical terminology.
- Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification is preferred.
* - 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.WORKING CONDITIONS:
- 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.
- Occasional evening and weekend hours.
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.
- 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.
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