Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

Location
California, United States
Posted
25 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Aug 2020
Ref
85924
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research (CIBSR) in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) to support a longitudinal study of children with fragile X syndrome. CIBSR is dedicated to research that will improve the lives and well-being of individuals with disorders of the brain and improve knowledge of healthy brain and behavioral development. Coordinator responsibilities will include liaising with relevant service providers and community groups for recruitment purposes, screening participants by telephone for inclusion/exclusion criteria, organizing and disseminating preparatory materials, planning trips for participants to visit Stanford, and managing data and database integrity. Responsibilities also include student supervision, MRI/NIRS data acquisition, conducting behavioral assessments of research participants, and travel within the United States and Canada for in-home data collection. Opportunities are available to prepare and co-author scientific manuscripts for publication. 

The successful applicant will have a good understanding of behavioral principles and experience with children and adolescents with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g. psychology, education, biology, neuroscience) or an equivalent combination of related education and relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of REDCap preferred.
  • Knowledge of psychological/educational assessments preferred.
  • Previous experience with children & adolescents with intellectual & developmental disabilities
  • Understanding of behavioral principles

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: 

  • 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.

Additional Information

Schedule: Full-time
Job Code: 4481
Employee Status: Regular
Grade: F
Department URL: http://dermatology.stanford.edu
Requisition ID: 85924

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