Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

Location
California, United States
Posted
Thursday, 30 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 29 September 2020
Ref
86853
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This posting will be filling 2 Clinical Research Coordinator Associate (CRCA) positions focusing on two different studies.

  1. Clinical Trial of COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma in Outpatients (C3PO), is a multi-center, two arm, randomized, single-blind clinical trial to determine if receiving one dose of convalescent plasms for mild COVID-19 illness prevents illness progression. 
  2. The Mood and Perioperative Pain Study, is a multimillion-dollar NIH NIDA funded study examining the connection between mood and postoperative opioid use and pain.

Stanford University, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain & Perioperative Medicine, Division of Pain Medicine is seeking 2 CRCAs who will become an integral part of a highly dynamic and multi-disciplinary team performing cutting-edge clinical research. This excellent opportunity offers the chance to become a key player of a team looking to advance the practice of perioperative medicine.    The CRCAs will coordinate moderately complex aspects of the clinical study under the direction of the principal investigator and serve as the primary contact with research participants, sponsors, and regulatory agencies. All interactions with participants will be conducted through phone calls and emails with no in-person interaction.   Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.   Supporting that mission is a staff of more than 10,000, which is rooted in a culture of excellence and values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. An award- winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers  

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

Education & Experience (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. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Required):

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

Certifications & Licenses:

  • Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification is preferred. 

Physical Requirements*:

  • 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.  

Working Conditions:

  • Occasional evening and weekend hours.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4924
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: F
  • Requisition ID: 86853

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