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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 12, 2022

Requisition # 95814

The Stanford Pain Division in the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford University is seeking a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator Associate (CRCA). The primary focus will be coordination of moderately complex aspects of two clinical studies within the division. The first study is a pragmatic randomized trial using point-of-care randomization comparative effectiveness of duloxetine and desipramine in patients with chronic pain and the second study is a clinical trial to test the efficacy of low-dose naltrexone (LDN) in reducing symptoms for patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).

This position will allow for the opportunity to collaborate with top researchers and pain specialists at Stanford. For those interested in ultimately pursuing professional careers, we have a strong track record for successfully transitioning staff to medical school, MD/PhD programs, graduate schools (ie MS or PhD) and other professional programs. We have also helped grow and develop those who wish to make a career in research administration. We provide opportunities to get involved in side projects to lead to develop manuscripts and/or posters for national presentation. The CRCA will work under close direction of the study coordinator/supervisor and/or principal investigator. See additional information about Stanford Pain Division on the following website:https://med.stanford.edu/pain/research.html

Duties include:

  • This position will serve as primary contact for two research studies with research participants, sponsors, and regulatory agencies from startup thorough closeout.

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

  • Collect and manage patient and laboratory data for clinical research projects throughCollaborative Health Outcomes Information Registry (CHOIR) and REDCap. 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.

  • Monitoring surveys for adverse events and report to the principal investigator for review and submission to Institutional Review Board regularly, ensuring patient safety and adherence to proper study conduct.

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

* - Other duties may also be assigned

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Four-year college degree preferred

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.


  • 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 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 CONDITIONS: 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.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Code: 4924

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Grade: F

  • Requisition ID: 95814