Neuromuscular Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator
Company: Stanford Medicine
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Stanford University's Neuromuscular Division of Neurology is
seeking an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator (ACRC) to join a
neuromuscular research team dedicated to understanding and treating
neuromuscular disorders. The position will assist in coordinating
the oversight and implementation of research protocols assuring
efficiency and regulatory compliance while also performing
laboratory tasks combining basic molecular research with
translational and clinical research. The ACRC will be responsible
for assisting the team in running the division's neuromuscular
research studies and industry-sponsored drug trials, and may
include gene therapies, small molecule drug trials, longitudinal
natural history studies, and other PI-initiated projects dealing
with pediatric and adult neuromuscular conditions including ALS,
spinal muscular atrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, myotonic
dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, and others. The position will also
include working with neuromuscular patients in clinic, educating
them on Stanford neuromuscular research studies, consenting
participants, and coordinating sample collections during clinic
visits. The position can be a launching pad for careers in
biomedical science. These studies of devastating nerve and muscle
disorders will primarily be conducted at the Stanford University
Medical Center, and w ork will be under the supervision of the
principal investigator and/or study coordinator/supervisor. Duties
- 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
- 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.
- Collect study specimens according to protocol, assist in
procedures to collect samples.
- Prepare, process, and ship specimens/samples accurately under
- Help with general lab maintenance as needed; maintain lab
stock, manage chemical inventory and safety records, and provide
general lab support as needed.
- Assist with orientation and training of new staff or students
on lab procedures or techniques.
- Assist in running the day-to-day operations of the Stanford
Neuromuscular Biobank . * - Other duties may also be assigned
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent organization, communication and
time management skills. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree in related scientific field. Computer experience
with spreadsheet and word processing applications. KNOWLEDGE,
SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- General knowledge of medical terminology.
- General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master
computer programs, databases, and scientific applications.
- Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
- Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to
accurately complete detailed work. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
- 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.
- Ability to work in a dusty, dirty, and odorous
- Position may require repetitive motion. * - 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. WORK STANDARDS:
- 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 . Additional
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4921
- Employee Status: Regular
- Pay Grade: E
- Department URL: http://med.stanford.edu/neurology/
- Requisition ID: 92248 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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