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Stanford University Clinical Research Coordinator Associate in Stanford, California

Clinical Research Coordinator Associate

School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States


Post Date Aug 25, 2023

Requisition # 100454

The Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, at Stanford University’s School of Medicine, is a world-leading department that offers comprehensive training and perioperative patient care, pain management, and critical care medicine as well as cutting edge research, encompassing a wide spectrum of programs in basic, translational, clinical, health services and medical education.

The Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford University is seeking a Clinical Research CRCA Associate, who will become an integral part of a highly dynamic and multi-disciplinary team that preforms cutting-edge translational and clinical research. This is an excellent opportunity to become a key player of a team thriving to make impactful contributions to the practice of perioperative medicine.

Please apply if you are highly motivated, enjoy the challenge of organizing complicated systems, and are excited by the opportunity to take ownership projects that will advance medical knowledge and ultimately clinical practice.

At Stanford University School of Medicine, the work we do touches the lives of those today and tomorrow. Through education, research, and healthcare, the School of Medicine improves health through leadership, diversity, collaborative discoveries, and innovation in health care. Whether working in departments with faculty, or in units that support the school, our staff are a part of teams that propel us on our journey toward the future of medicine and precision health.

Supporting that mission is a staff of more than 10,000, which is rooted in a culture of excellence and values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives. An award- winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.

School of Medicine, and the Department of Anesthesia are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion for its faculty, staff, residents, and postdocs, and fellows. We aim to recruit, support, retain, and promote diversity in our department.

For more information, please see our website: https://med.stanford.edu/anesthesia.html

Duties include*:

  • Serve as primary contact with research participants, sponsors, and regulatory agencies. Coordinate studies from start-up through close-out. Identify and implement changes to recruitment strategies when necessary.

  • Determine eligibility of and gather consent from study participants according to protocol. Assist in developing recruitment and consenting strategies in large patient populations.

  • Coordinate with participant, and clinical and research labs for collection and processing of research samples.

  • Directly interact with study participants and families in the process of collecting and managing participant clinical and research data.

  • Manage research project databases and develop tools and study related documents to ensure protocol and regulatory compliance. Interact with participants in the collection of specimens.

  • Oversee and ensure participant compliance

  • Train staff to comply with study specific and general research protocols as needed.

  • Review and audit consenting and data collection procedures on a regular basis, implementing changes as needed.

  • Using knowledge of GCPs and the ancillary services at Stanford, ensure all aspects of study involvement comply with relevant regulations. Regularly inspect study documents to ensure ongoing regulatory and study protocol compliance; identify and implement changes when necessary.

  • Regularly review hospital charges to be billed to study accounts and report errors in a timely fashion.

  • Ensure essential documentation and recording of patient and research data in appropriate files per institutional and regulatory requirements.

  • Maintain any required documentation

  • Participate in regulatory audits.

  • Interact with the principal investigator and Nurse Manager regularly to ensure patient safety and adherence to proper study conduct.

  • Interact/collaborate with larger lab group to ensure successful completion of all aspects of the research.

*Other duties may also be assigned


  • Proven ability to work independently and take ownership of a project

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively in a team environment

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills

  • Some experience in, and knowledge of, clinical research and GCP regulations

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • Knowledge of medical terminology


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.


  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.


Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification is preferred.


  • 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.


Occasional evening and weekend hours.


  • 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.

The expected pay range for this position is $61,000 to $76,000 per annum.

Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location, and external market pay for comparable jobs.

School of Medicine employees who are patient-facing, work in, or frequent clinical and hospital areas for work purposes are considered as healthcare workers. This position is considered a healthcare worker and will need to comply with the Stanford Medicine vaccination requirements including the primary series of COVID 19 vaccine.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Code: 4924

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Grade: F

  • Requisition ID: 100454

  • Work Arrangement : Hybrid Eligible