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Clinical Research Assistant

Company: Stanford Medicine
Location: Hayward
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

The Department of Medicine, Division of Stanford Center for Clinical Research (SCCR), in collaboration with the Stanford Departments of Medicine, Neurosurgery, Bioengineering and Radiology, is conducting longitudinal studies. SCCR is seeking to hire multiple Clinical Research Assistants to support enrolling athletes at Stanford and other study sites in the Bay Area. SCCR provides infrastructure and research support to Stanford clinical research investigators. Its mission is to conduct and promote high-impact, innovative clinical research to improve human health.The Clinical Research Assistant will work within a multidisciplinary team, including physicians, athletic trainers, coaches and Clinical Research Operations Specialist; and have direct interaction with participants. The Clinical Research Assistant is required to have the ability to multi-task in a high-energy environment. This position involves traveling to study sites and being able to attend athletic games and practice sessions. The Clinical Research Assistant is required to have flexibility in their work schedule, and outstanding communication and organizational skills-with attention to detail. The study visits may occur in the evenings and occasionally during weekends. The Clinical Research Assistant will be responsible for ensuring compliance with federal, state, local, and sponsor regulations and work under the direction of their supervisor.Duties include:

  • 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.
  • Review medical records and/or perform telephone or in-person interviews to gather data, as needed.
  • Assist with the screening, recruiting, and obtaining consent of study participants.
  • 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.
  • Order and maintain equipment and supplies.
  • Liaise with research participants during study visits.
  • Maintain a variety of complex records; suggest or make improvements to record-keeping procedures.
  • Process study compensation payments and thank you letters to subjects upon completion of trial activities. Assist with post-study activities, as needed.
  • Travel between study site(s) and Stanford Hospital and Clinics for study exams.
    • - 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 assigned.DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Four-year college degree and 1-2 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.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 and EKG.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
              • 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.WORKING STANDARDS:
                  • 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/ .Why Stanford is for You:Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. 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 reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
                    • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
                    • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
                    • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
                    • 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 law.Additional Information
                        • Schedule: Full-time
                        • Job Code: 4921
                        • Employee Status: Regular
                        • Pay Grade: E
                        • Requisition ID: 84989As 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 https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/working-stanford/covid-19/interim-policies/covid-19-surveillance-testing-policy

Keywords: Stanford Medicine, Hayward , Clinical Research Assistant, Healthcare , Hayward, California

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