The Department of Medicine, Stanford Center Clinical Research (SCCR) has a mission to innovate, support and promote high impact global reaching clinical research to improve human health. The SCCR leverages the physical and intellectual resources of Stanford University and its affiliated teaching hospitals and research centers to achieve this mission. The teaching hospitals include both the Stanford Hospital and Clinics and VA Palo Alto Health Care System. The research centers include the Palo Alto Coordinating Center of the VA Cooperative Studies Program and the Stanford Quantitative Sciences Unit (QSU).
SCCR, in collaboration with the Department of Radiology, is conducting one of the largest, most innovative longitudinal studies in association with a leading Silicon Valley tech company and multiple high-profile academic partners. SCCR is seeking to hire a coordinator to support this exciting new study involving multiple disciplines, including cardiology, oncology and primary care.
The coordinator will work in a dynamic atmosphere and as part of a large team in a supportive environment. There will be the opportunity to work closely with fellow coordinators and research assistants, physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and ophthalmic technicians. Direct patient contact is a primary responsibility of this role. The coordinator is required to have the ability to multi-task in a high-energy environment. A flexible work schedule, outstanding communication and organizational skills, and attention to detail are required in a successful candidate. The coordinator will act as a point person for research assistants and other staff, present at meetings and huddles, and troubleshoot research related issues. The coordinator may engage with a pool of coordinators to support other research studies across the Department of Medicine. Other duties may also be assigned. The coordinator will be responsible for ensuring compliance with federal, state, local, and sponsor regulations and work under the direction of their supervisor.
Serve as primary contact with research participants, sponsors, and regulatory agencies. Coordinate studies from start-up through closeout.
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, not all unique aspects of this job are covered by this job posting. A full job description will be shared during the interview process. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Have at least 2 years of clinical research coordinator experience. Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification is preferred. Must be able to drive research study vehicle for research participant transport to and from the hospital and research site (located at 1070 Arastradero Rd, Palo Alto). Must possess valid CA driver's license. Should be flexible about extended or unusual work hours (including occasional evenings and Saturdays) based on research requirements and business needs. 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.
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:
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.
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/.
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Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
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