The Division of Nephrology at Stanford University is seeking a full-time Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator. Join our team and help make a difference for persons with kidney disease! The employee will work under the supervision of two principal investigators on two distinct research projects related to kidney diseases. The first project examines how the timing of blood pressure medication intake affects participants with end-stage kidney disease on dialysis. The second project examines how the body handles viral infections after kidney transplantation.
The employee will perform administrative support duties related to the collection of clinical data and the coordination of clinical studies. Work under the supervision of the principal investigators, and/or study coordinator/supervisor.
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 correspondence
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
Process study compensation payments and thank you letters to subjects upon completion of trial activities. Assist with post-study activities, as needed
Travel to several hemodialysis units in the Bay Area in addition to outpatient clinics at Stanford University Hospital
* - Other duties may also be assigned
4-year college degree in a related field
Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work as a team-player or independently
Strong problem solving and organizational skills
Previous clinical research experience
Strong computer skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
Possess and maintain a valid driver's license and/or have reliable access to transportation.
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:
Valid California Driver's License
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. Additional
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
Additional WORKING CONDITIONS
Position will require the employee to travel to and interact with participants and staff in several hemodialysis units in the Bay Area in addition to outpatient clinics at Stanford University Hospital
WORK STANDARDS (from JDL)
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.
Location: School of Medicine Schedule: Full-time Classification Level:
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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