Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
Company: Stanford Medicine
Location: Ben Lomond
Posted on: May 15, 2022
The Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
(PACCM) is comprised of a team of outstanding clinicians,
scientists, and scholars dedicated to improving the lives of
patients with serious lung disease. Our goal is to provide
outstanding clinical and research training to the next generation
of leaders in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. We are
committed to strong clinical investigations including the
evaluation of new pharmacologic agents, which offer potentially
promising therapeutic benefits, as well as outcome studies which
characterize clinical parameters to effect positive changes in
Stanford University is seeking an Assistant Clinical Research
Coordinator (ACRC) to join their expanding lung and heart-lung
clinical research program in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy,
and Critical Care Medicine (PACCM). This is an opportunity to work
in an intellectually stimulating and collaborative research
environment focused on the care of patients who have undergone, or
are planning for, lung or heart-lung transplantation. This ACRC
will perform duties related to the coordination of observational,
registry research protocols including industry-sponsored, NIH and
PI-initiated projects such as blood and tissue banking registries.
This position will work under the general direction of PACCM
Principal Investigators, the Research Nurse Manager, and the Lung
Excellent computer skills are required including MS Word and Excel.
The candidate must also demonstrate strong written and verbal
communication skills and the ability to take initiative and work as
a team player and independently. They must be detail-oriented and
have strong problem-solving and organizational skills. The
candidate should have outstanding interpersonal and verbal skills
required for interacting with personnel from multiple departments
and with patients including obtaining informed consent.
- Schedule and/or call subjects 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
- 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
- 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.
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
- Experience with patients in a clinical setting and completion
of clinical trials certification course(s) or related content.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
- Two-year college degree and one year of relevant experience or
an equivalent combination of experience, education, and
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
- 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
- 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, .
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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
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- Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails,
- 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
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,
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4921
- Employee Status: Regular
- Pay Grade: E
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