Research Coordinator

Location
California, United States
Posted
10 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Jun 2019
Ref
82685
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The Stanford Prevention Research Center (SPRC) is a consortium of renowned experts who are world leaders in investigating ways to prevent disease and promote health. SPRC investigators are collaborating on numerous, long-term projects designed to translate research into effective ways to promote well-being at every stage of life.

A large portion of this role will be spent supporting the evaluation and deployment of sexual assault prevention programs here on Stanford campus. Our team has worked internationally on sexual assault prevention(https://stanmed.stanford.edu/2016summer/standing-up-to-sexual-assault.html ) and are applying this learning to our campus. 

The role involves coordination for a research study of sexual assault prevention programs here on Stanford campus. The applicant will manage disseminating study materials, aid in collecting and analyzing survey data, and help with improving the study methods. Assisting in the analysis of survey data requires applicants to have a strong statistics background. The job also entails assisting with the creation and submission of multiple new IRB protocols that will further develop the sexual assault prevention programs.

For this qualitative study, the applicant will be responsible for assisting in the study design, organizing the IRB submission, coordinating student research assistants, and helping to administer the study protocol. Additionally, the applicant will assist in summarizing the study’s results and presenting these to the various stakeholders.

Duties include:

  • Serve as primary contact with research participants, sponsors, and regulatory agencies. Coordinate studies from start-up through closeout.
  • 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.
  • Facilitate educational evaluation and development.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Training in theory and application of statistical study designs. 
  • This role requires experience with data management in R, or similar statistical software computing package.

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:

  • Working toward certification(s) to perform basic patient measurements and tests, such as phlebotomy and EKG.

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 STANDARDS:

  • 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/.

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