Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
Company: Stanford Medicine
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: November 16, 2021
The Department of Ophthalmology (
https://med.stanford.edu/ophthalmology ) at Stanford Medicine is
seeking an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator to work under
supervision of the principal investigator Professor Joyce Liao, MD,
PhD ( https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/joyce-liao ). Our research
focuses on eye-brain diseases that cause vision and neurological
disability, and our goal is to perform clinical studies that will
help us better understand optic nerve diseases and to identify best
biomarkers that can predict disease outcome and to test promising
The Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator will perform many
aspects of clinical research, including consenting patients,
obtaining clinical information, organizing clinical database, and
performing vision questionnaires and measurements. In addition, the
Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator will obtain patient samples
and work with the research team to process and store the samples.
These may include spit kit for genetic studies, blood, and tissue.
Most importantly, the Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator will
work with all faculty and research team involved in the research
and report back at regularly intervals to Dr. Liao, in order to
ensure the success of our research.
We are looking for people with strong interpersonal skills,
professionalism, and interest in eye-brain diseases. Priority will
be given to those who is interested in staying on this position for
2 years or longer and those who have experience with clinical
research in eye-brain diseases.
- 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.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: experience working with research study
participants or patients in professional setting, good
communication skills, ability to provide professional and high
quality interactions in a calm and organized manner
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
- 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.
- 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.
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4921
- Employee Status: Regular
- Pay Grade: E
- Requisition ID: 91415 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
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