Neuromuscular Clinical Research Coordinator Associate
Company: Stanford Medicine
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Do you want to help Stanford University better understand and
measure the effects of neuromuscular disorders, including: muscular
dystrophies, spinal muscular atrophy, amyotrophic lateral
sclerosis, inherited neuropathies, and other conditions?
- Enjoy working directly with patients and their families
- Are excited to work with patients affected by neuromuscular
- Are exceptionally organized and can balance multiple projects
at one time
- Have excellent time management and can meet deadlines
- Seek out learning new skills, such as how to administer
strength, physiological and memory tests.
- Can work independently
- Are a proven quick learner
Then we offer...
- The opportunity to work in a collaborative team of
- The chance to contribute to understanding and treatment of
previously fatal neuromuscular disorders
- Exciting and positive environment where you will always learn
- Teamwork and camaraderie
- Competitive full time salary
- Excellent Stanford benefits
The Neuromuscular Division of Neurology is seeking a Clinical
Research Coordinator Associate (CRCA) to coordinate the oversight
and implementation of research protocols assuring efficiency and
regulatory compliance. The CRCA will be responsible for running a
subset of the division's neuromuscular research studies and
industry-sponsored drug trials. These may include gene therapies,
small molecule drug trials, longitudinal natural history studies,
and other PI-initiated projects dealing with pediatric and adult
neuromuscular conditions including ALS, spinal muscular atrophy,
Duchenne muscular dystrophy, myotonic dystrophy, myasthenia gravis,
and others. There are opportunities for long term growth within the
team, or the position can be a launching pad for careers in
biomedical science. These studies of devastating nerve and muscle
disorders will be conducted at the Stanford University Medical
- Serve as primary contact with research participants, sponsors,
and regulatory agencies. Coordinate studies from startup through
- Determine eligibility of and gather consent from study
participants according to protocol. Assist in developing
- 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
- 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
- Participate in monitor visits and regulatory audits.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
- 1+ years of clinical research coordinating experience
- Experience with database, data management, FDA regulations, IRB
requirements and the Stanford clinical research environment highly
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a
- Ability to determine workload priorities in an appropriate way
to accomplish tasks and goals, meet deadlines and anticipate and
solve potential problems
- Experience with patients or research subjects
- Experience with basic statistics
- Strong general computer skills and ability to quickly learn and
master computer programs.
- Strong analytical skills
- Good oral and written communication skills to effectively work
with physicians, clinical staff and other health care
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and various
industry-oriented electronic data capture programs
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail in
maintaining accurate, retrievable records
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.
- 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.
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: 4924
- Employee Status: Regular
- Pay Grade: F
- Department URL: http://med.stanford.edu/neurology/
- Requisition ID: 92062 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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