Clinical Research Coordinator

Location
California, United States
Posted
05 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
04 Aug 2020
Ref
86395
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator (ACRC) to coordinate clinical research projects involving children and adolescents with autism and developmental disabilities.

The ACRC will be responsible for phone screening new research subjects to determine eligibility for clinical care and/or study participation; assuring accurate data collection, entry and analysis; conducting clinical research interviews as well as working with Stanford IRB and the FDA to update regulations and requirements on each study. Previous experience in applied behavior analysis and working with children with autism spectrum disorder is desirable.

Duties include:

  • Schedule and/or call subjects for appointments; contact participants with reminders or other requirements of studies.
  • 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.
  • Perform basic measurements and tests on patients according to protocol, such as obtaining vital signs and performing phlebotomy and EKG, after appropriate training/certification. Collect study specimens according to  protocol.
  • 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. 

*The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • BA/BS in Psychology or related field of study
  • Experience in a social sciences lab
  • Experience in autism research

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*: 

  • Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat and use fine light/fine grasping.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 based on research requirements and business needs, such as working weekends, evenings or holidays.

WORK 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.
  • Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Additional Information

Schedule: Full-time
Job Code: 4921
Employee Status: Regular
Grade: E
Requisition ID: 86395

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