Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
Job code: 4921
Job grade: E
The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University is seeking an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator to perform administrative support duties related to the collection of clinical data and/or the coordination of clinical studies. Work under supervision of the principal investigators and/or study coordinator/supervisor.
The position is located at the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Health Care System Research Service. The VA’s research program is strongly committed to supporting high quality, Veteran-oriented research across the entire spectrum, from basic research to clinical applications of new knowledge. The position is in the BRASS and BRAVE laboratories that focus on: 1) novel non-invasive neurostimulation techniques to treat alcohol and substance use disorders; 2) identification of the biopsychosocial factors associated with relapse in alcohol and substance use disorders. This position constitutes a variety of duties to support the operation of ongoing clinical research.
- Perform in-person/telephone screens and review available medical records to determine study eligibility.
- Obtain written informed consent from all study participants.
- Schedule and/or call subjects for appointments, prepare, distribute, and process questionnaires, perform clerical duties in the preparation of regulatory documents.
- Maintain all forms and documents, including consent forms, master subject logs.
- Independently conduct a two-hour MRI protocol on a 3T GE scanner.
- Administer standardized study questionnaires and neuropsychological testing, score test measurements and questionnaires, and code data for computer entry.
- Train and participate on aspects of transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) protocols.
- Update and maintain study databases via REDCap.
- Perform quantitative review of forms, tests, and other measurements for completeness and accuracy.
- Collect study specimens according to protocol.
- Assist with monthly phone interviews/follow-ups for research participants to determine alcohol/substance use.
- Order and maintain equipment and supplies.
- Maintain a Good Clinical Practices Binder for one or more studies and coordinate IRB-related submissions, documentation and yearly audits.
- Process study compensation payments and thank you letters to subjects upon completion of trial activities.
- Assist with post-study activities, including manuscript preparation and statistical analysis.
* - Other duties may also be assigned, as necessary
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Previous experience and/or coursework in neuroscience and magnetic resonance neuroimaging
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Two year college degree and one year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
General knowledge of medical terminology.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
Working toward certification(s) to perform basic patient measurements and tests, such as phlebotomy and EKG.
- 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.
- Schedule: Full-time
- Employee Status: Regular
- Requisition ID: 82910