Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Location
California, United States
Posted
08 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 2020
Ref
87435
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Stanford University’s Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care is seeking a full-time (100% FTE) Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) to manage and coordinate multicenter randomized control trials investigating plasma and lung biomarkers and emerging therapeutic options that could help patients that are hospitalized with lung injury, often requiring intensive care. S/he will support the Principal Investigator and work closely with a group of highly committed clinical researchers.  Responsibilities include initiating and maintaining current and accurate protocols involved in the implementation of clinical trials in critically ill patients. Prior clinical trial experience is a plus, as is advanced certification in clinical research (i.e., CCRA/CCRC) and knowledge of the clinical care patients in acute care settings. Critical care experience as a nurse or respiratory therapist is strongly encouraged. The position is full-time but will not be M-F, 9 to 5. The position provides/requires flexibility of work hours. Some days may only require a few hours of screening and record keeping but an ideal candidate will be available after hours or on weekends as dictated by timing of patient eligibility.  Some flexibility to include evening hours (when the highest numbers of surrogates are typically available) is important.  The position will require coordination on multiple clinical trials and necessitate experience and superior organizational skills to ensure rigorous compliance with all protocols and regulatory requirements.

Duties include:

  • Schedule and/or call subjects for appointments; contact participants with reminders or other requirements.
  • 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.

*-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:

  • Strong interest in clinical medicine and advancing medical knowledge.  
  • Willingness to work as part of a cohesive and dedicated team of researchers
  • Experience with pulmonary/critical care medicine
  • Spanish fluency would be a major plus
  • Clinical critical care experience is highly desirable.

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.
  • 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/.

WHY STANFORD IS FOR YOU:

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more.

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: 87435

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