Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

    Updated 26 days ago
    Stanford, CA 94305
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    The Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University is a top-tier, internationally recognized, multidisciplinary center dedicated to the treatment and prevention of eye disease. Our department has experienced tremendous growth in our research arm and we are currently seeking an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator to perform administrative support duties related to the collection of clinical data and/or the coordination of clinical studies. The incumbent will Work under supervision of the principal investigator and/or study coordinator/supervisor. The incumbent will also be involved in innovative therapies, and be part of a compassionate, professional team, dedicated to combating blindness and preserving sight. Examples of current trails include studies in inherited eye diseases, ocular oncology, and eye macular degeneration. For a comprehensive list of current trials in our department, please visit our website:

    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.
    • 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 well-defined requirements.
    • 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


    Two-year college degree and one year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.


    General knowledge of medical terminology.


    Working toward certification(s) to perform basic patient measurements and tests, such as phlebotomy and EKG.

    • 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.

    • 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.
    • 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,
    Additional Information
    • Schedule: Full-time
    • Job Code: 4921
    • Employee Status: Regular
    • Grade: E
    • Department URL:
    • Requisition ID: 88952
    Posting ID: 556642916Posted: 2021-04-22Job Title: Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator