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Clinical Research Coordinator

Company: Stanford Medicine
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Job Description:

The Greicius Lab at Stanford University invites applications for a Clinical Research Coordinator. This will be a joint position in which applicants will have the opportunity to work alongside another Clinical Research Coordinator to gain research experience in genetics. Successful applicants will gain first-hand experience in data collection, processing, and analysis in a diverse laboratory setting. The Greicius Lab seeks to investigate neurodegenerative disorders with an emphasis on Alzheimer's Disease. We use genetics and neuroimaging methodologies to search for genetic variants that protect older healthy controls from developing Alzheimer's Disease or variants that increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease in younger cases.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in a variety of topics including genetics, biology, and different neurodegenerative diseases (i.e. Parkinson's Disease, Lewy Body Dementia). The Clinical Research Coordinator position entails the management of administrative responsibilities as well as hands-on involvement in research projects with a potential to contribute to publications. This position requires high attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and organizational prowess. Experience with data management, especially using REDCap, is strongly preferred. Knowledge of basic programming (i.e. Python, R) and the UNIX environment is ideal but not required. Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychology, is desirable. This position requires a minimum commitment of two years.

Please submit your CV, cover letter and a minimum of two letters of recommendation with your application.

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:
    • Experience with data management, especially using RedCap is strongly preferred.
    • Knowledge of basic programming (i.e., MatLab, R) and the UNIX environment is ideal but not required.
    • Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychology, desirable.
      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:

          Occasional evening and weekend hours.

          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, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
            As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply to all university employees, including those working remotely in the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff, please visit https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/working-stanford/covid-19/interim-policies/covid-19-surveillance-testing-policy

            Additional Information
            • Schedule: Full-time
            • Job Code: 4924
            • Employee Status: Regular
            • Pay Grade: F
            • Department URL: http://med.stanford.edu/neurology/
            • Requisition ID: 93084 As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply to all university employees, including those working remotely in the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff, please visit https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/working-stanford/covid-19/interim-policies/covid-19-surveillance-testing-policy

Keywords: Stanford Medicine, Redwood City , Clinical Research Coordinator, Accounting, Auditing , Redwood City, California

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