Clinical Research Coordinator 2

Location
California, United States
Posted
08 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Dec 2020
Ref
87415
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Stanford University Department of Medicine, Primary Care and Population Health, is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator 2 (CRC 2) to work with the Stanford Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.  The CRC 2 will conduct clinical research under the supervision of Dr. Vyjeyanthi Periyakoil and work independently on progressively more complex projects/assignments in Dr. Periyakoil’s lab.  Independently manage significant and key aspects of a large study or all aspects of one or more small research studies.

The CRC2 is expected to track the database of patients in the intervention arm, call them routinely and assess them for pain and other symptoms, work with minimal supervision to assist in creation of a care plan to be implemented, identify and facilitate access to local resources, help them complete advance care planning, complete advance directives and POLST documents and help them send it to their doctor for signature.  Serve as a source of support to study patients and caregivers who are vulnerable, participate in other studies in the lab including conducting caregiver stress and burden assessment, other palliative care projects in the lab.

Duties include:

  • Oversee subject recruitment and study enrollment goals. Determine effective strategies for promoting/recruiting research participants and retaining participants in long-term clinical trials.
  • Oversee data management for research projects. Develop and manage systems to organize, collect, report, and monitor data collection. Extract, analyze, and interpret data.
  • Develop project schedules, targets, measurements, and accountabilities, as assigned. Lead team meetings and prepare/approve minutes.
  • Formally supervise, train, and/or mentor new staff or students, as assigned, potentially including hiring, preparing or assisting with the preparation of performance evaluations, and performing related duties, in addition to instruction on project work.
  • Audit operations, including laboratory procedures, to ensure compliance with applicable regulations; provide leadership in identifying and implementing corrective actions/processes. Monitor Institutional Review Board submissions, and respond to requests and questions.
  • Collaborate with principal investigators and study sponsors, monitor and report serious adverse events, and resolve study queries.
  • Provide leadership in determining, recommending, and implementing improvements to policies/processes; define best practices.

*- 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:

  • Masters in health-related field; 2-3 years of experience conducting multi-site clinical or health services research trials.
  • Proficiency in Zoom.
  • Experience with clinical care protocols which include HIPAA and patient confidentiality regulations.
  • Knowledge about palliative and hospice care.
  • Knowledge about common issues faced by older patients.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and two years of experience in clinical research, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and database applications.
  • Experience with research protocols and regulatory or governing bodies, which include HIPAA and FDA regulations, Institutional Review Board requirements, and Good Clinical Practices.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:

  • Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification is preferred.
  • May require a valid California Driver’s License.

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.

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, https://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: 4923
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: H
  • Requisition ID: 87415

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