Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
The Stanford Brain Stimulation Laboratory (BSL) is seeking an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator to perform administrative and coordinating duties in support of their Addictions research section. The Addictions research section of the BSL is committed to developing a better understanding of the neurocircuitry of addictive disorders and using that enhanced understanding to develop novel treatments using multi-modal approaches. The successful candidate for this position will work closely with the section’s principle investigators as well as the other BSL supervisors and study coordinators to perform procedures needed to complete ongoing research studies. Though this is an entry level position there will be ample opportunity to learn and develop new skills and has the potential to lead to advancement within the lab.
- Schedule and/or call participants 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.
- 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.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
- Experience and desire to work with participants undergoing treatment for psychiatric and / or addictive disorder.
- The necessary patience, compassion, and resourcefulness to interact well with participants undergoing treatment.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- Experience with transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
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.
- 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.
- 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 WORKING CONDITIONS: Position will include working near magnetic fields (including working within the Stanford Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging (CNI), around magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), as well as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).
- 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.
- Schedule: Part-time
- Job Code: 4921
- Employee Status: Regular
- Grade: E
- Requisition ID: 87590