Clinical Research Coordinator Associate
Company: Stanford Medicine
Posted on: January 9, 2022
Stanford University, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain &
Perioperative Medicine, Division of Pain Medicine is seeking a 100%
remote Clinical Research Coordinator Associate (CRCA) to perform
duties related to the coordination of a national research study.
The study, Patient Voice for Access and Analgesia in Long-Term Pain
and Opioid Use (VALUE), is patient-centered and aims to: (1) learn
about the perspective and experience of people who require
prescription opioid treatment for chronic pain; and (2) learn about
the problems people may have in accessing their medications.
Results from our research may help future patients, families, and
doctors make medical decisions about the best treatment for their
chronic pain, and it may be used to inform future patient-centered
The CRCA will coordinate moderately complex aspects of the study,
including recruiting individuals across different states. Work
under the direction of the principal investigator and Clinical
Research Manager. Patients with any type of chronic pain may
enroll, except for patients with active addiction or behavioral or
safety concerns. Our project focuses on recruiting nationwide in
the United States, where most U.S. patients receive prescribed
opioids. Our project is designed so that the results can be broadly
applied to anywhere in the United States.
This position is 100% remote.
- Serve as primary contact with research participants, sponsors,
and regulatory agencies. Coordinate studies from startup through
close-out. Facilitate all matters related to patient
recruitment-screening, enrolling and consenting. The coordinator
may send the patient information in advance.
- Determine eligibility of and gather consent from study
participants according to protocol. Assist in developing
recruitment strategies. The coordinator will serve as the study
contact for all potential participants and for all enrolled
participants throughout the duration of their participation in the
- Coordinate collection of study specimens and processing. Track
study retention and schedule follow-up call after each survey to
verify medication data.
- 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. Ensure the local study
procedures and operations are in compliance IRB and HIPAA,
including modifications and continuing review documents.
- Assemble study kits for study visits, monitor scheduling of
procedures and charges, coordinate documents, and attend monitoring
meetings with sponsors, acting as primary contact. Verify surveys
are properly functioning in the electronic research database
(CHOIR) and generate reports on recruitment, enrollment, and
- Monitor expenditures and adherence to study budgets and resolve
billing issues in collaboration with finance and/or management
staff. Work with clinic staff to track expenses related recruitment
strategies and participant compensation.
- Interact with the principal investigator regularly, ensuring
patient safety and adherence to proper study conduct.
- Ensure essential documentation and recording of participants
and research data in appropriate files per institutional and
- Participate in monitor visits and regulatory audits.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
- Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.
- Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance is
- Excellent organization skills and demonstrated ability to
accurately complete detailed work.
- Ability to learn and master computer programs, databases, and
- Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
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.
- Travel may be required within study site locations.
- 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 .
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4924
- Employee Status: Regular
- Pay Grade: F
- Requisition ID: 91756 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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