Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Location
California, United States
Posted
04 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Aug 2019
Ref
83344
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Stanford Child Health Research Institute 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 in maternal and child health. Work under supervision of the principal investigator and/or study coordinator/supervisor.

Duties include: 

  • Schedule and/or call subjects for appointments; contact participants with reminders or other requirements. 
  • Prepare, distribute, and process questionnaires. 
  • Perform clerical duties in the preparation of regulatory documents. Maintain all forms and documents, including consent forms and master subject logs. File all appropriate correspondence. 
  • Assist with the screening, recruiting, and obtaining consent of study participants. Review medical records and/or perform telephone or in-person interviews to gather data, as needed. 
  • Administer standard study questionnaires and tests, score test measurements and questionnaires, and code data for computer entry. Perform quantitative review of forms, tests, and other measurements for completeness and accuracy.
  • Extract data from source documents for research studies as directed. Collect data and complete case report forms.
  • Prepare, process, and ship specimens/samples accurately under well-defined requirements.
  • Order and maintain equipment and supplies.
  • Process study compensation payments and thank you letters to subjects upon completion of trial activities. Assist with post-study activities, as needed.

* - Other duties may also be assigned

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based applications
  • Proficiency in Spanish (verbal and written)

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.

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:

  • 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, including weeknights and weekends, based on research requirements and business needs.
  • Position may be required to support studies that are conducted at off-site clinics (within a 50-mile radius of the main campus). Incumbent will need to provide own transportation with the ability to get to/from these off-site clinics.

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