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Clinical Research Coordinator Associate (Fixed-term 2 years)

Stanford University
School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States

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Clinical Research Coordinator Associate (Fixed-term 2 years)🔍School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States📁Research📅Mar 07, 2024 Post Date📅102488 Requisition #

The Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine, at Stanford University’s School of Medicine, is a world-leading department that offers comprehensive training and perioperative patient care, pain management, and critical care medicine as well as cutting-edge research, encompassing a wide spectrum of programs in basic, translational, clinical, health services and medical education.

The Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator Associate (Fixed-term 2 years) to act as the primary research recruiter for the principal investigator’s multicenter clinical trial examining the effectiveness of motivational interviewing and tizanidine in reducing long-term opioid use after spine surgery as well as reducing opioid misuse. The CRCA will work with clinicians, the principal investigator, project managers, and study coordinators to understand project enrollment needs and eligibility criteria to optimize recruitment to this study. The CRCA will recruit patients scheduled for spine surgery from the preoperative anesthesia clinic as well as utilize additional methods for recruitment.

This position provides the opportunity to collaborate with top researchers and pain specialists at Stanford. For those interested in ultimately pursuing professional careers, we have a strong track record for successfully transitioning staff to medical school, MD/PhD programs, graduate schools (i.e. MS or PhD) and other professional programs. We have also helped grow and develop those who wish to make a career in research administration. We provide opportunities to get involved in side projects to lead to develop manuscripts and/or posters for national presentation. See additional information about Stanford Pain Division on the following website:

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Duties include:

  • 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.

  • * - Other duties may also be assigned


    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.


    • 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,

    The expected pay range for this position is $31.73 to $36.54 per hour.

    Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.

    At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website ( provides detailed information on Stanford’s extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process.

    Additional Information
    • Schedule: Full-time
    • Job Code: 1013
    • Employee Status: Fixed-Term
    • Grade: F
    • Requisition ID: 102488
    • Work Arrangement : On Site


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