Clinical Research Coordinator Associate, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain & Perioperative Medicine
Company: Stanford University
Posted on: April 18, 2019
Clinical Research Coordinator Associate
Job Number: 82328
Stanford University, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain &
Perioperative Medicine, Division of Pain Medicine is seeking a
Clinical Research Coordinator Associate to perform duties related
to the coordination of a large multi-site clinical research study.
The study, Comparative Effectiveness of Pain Cognitive Behavioral
Therapy and Chronic Pain Self-Management within the Context of
Opioid Reduction, is a patient-centered study that encourages
patient interest and willingness to actively and collaboratively
reduce opioid use and test two well-established behavioral
intervention pain treatments.
Coordinate moderately complex aspects of the clinical study,
including multiple sites. Work under the direction of the principal
investigator and Clinical Research Manager. Patients with any type
of chronic pain may enroll, except for patients with active
addiction, or behavioral or safety concerns. Our project focuses on
community outpatient settings, where most U.S. patients receive
prescribed opioids. Our project is designed so that the results can
be broadly applied to anywhere in the United States.
This position will include traveling to sites within the Bay Area
(study sites include Redwood City, Emeryville, Oakland, Los Altos,
and Santa Clara).
Core Duties Include:
Serve as primary contact with research participants, sponsors, and
regulatory agencies. Coordinate studies from startup through
close-out. Facilitate all matters related to patient recruitment -
screening, enrolling and consenting. The coordinator may send the
patient information in advance, or encourage the patient to arrive
early to view some brief videos about the study.
Determine eligibility of and gather consent from study participants
according to protocol. Assist in developing recruitment strategies.
The coordinator will serve as the study contact for all potential
participants and for all enrolled participants throughout the
duration of their participation in the study.
Coordinate collection of study specimens and processing. Track
class attendance for patients assigned to the behavioral treatment
groups (for those assigned to either Cognitive Behavioral Therapy,
pain-CBT, or Chronic Pain Self-Management, CPSMP).
Coordinate scheduling and launching of new treatment cohorts for
pain-CBT and CPSMP, and ensuring that peer-leader and psychologists
are confirmed and back-up systems in place.
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. Ensure the local study
procedures and operations are in compliance with IRB and HIPAA,
including modifications and continuing review documents.
Assemble study kits for study visits, monitor scheduling of
procedures and charges, coordinate documents, and attend monitoring
meetings with sponsors, acting as primary contact. Coordinators
will be responsible for ensuring an adequate number of study iPads
are available to patients in the clinic lobby and that they are
working to display the study recruitment videos and CHOIR is
operational. Arrange study patient focus groups and, with input
from the Study Advisory Committee and all team members, determine
if protocol changes are needed. Assist the Site Director in
establishing a Site Patient Advisory Panel. The coordinator will
maintain contact with the Site Patient Advisory Panel and engage
them for advice on the study and how to enhance our systems to best
meet the needs of local patients.
Monitor expenditures and adherence to study budgets and resolve
billing issues in collaboration with finance and/or management
staff. May need to work with clinic staff to track insurance,
approvals, and billing status for patients assigned to
Interact with the principal investigator and clinical research
manager regularly, ensuring patient safety and adherence to proper
Ensure essential documentation and recording of patient and
research data in appropriate files per institutional and regulatory
Participate in monitor visits and regulatory audits.
*Other duties may also be assigned.
Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.
Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance is
Excellent organization skills and demonstrated ability to
accurately complete detailed work.
Ability to learn and master computer programs, databases, and
Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
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.
Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat and use fine
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.
Occasional evening and weekend hours.
Travel to recruiting sites (participating clinics) throughout the
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with
Stanford colleagues and clients and with external
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
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.
Job Classification Title: Clinical Research Coordinator
AssociateJob Code: 4924
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States
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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
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