Stanford University is seeking a Clinical Research Community Engagement Specialist (Clinical Research Coordinator 2) to conduct clinical research and work independently on progressively more complex projects/assignments. Under the supervision of a clinical research manager, this role will independently manage significant and key aspects of multiple clinical research studies. This position will be a central point of contact for memory disorders clinical research, providing recruitment and screening oversight for multiple clinical trials based upon enrollment goals and patient eligibility. This position will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships within local underrepresented communities that will serve as sources of study recruitment and participant retention.
Represent the Stanford Memory disorder group in local community engagement events and activities. Promote participation in memory disorder studies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Regularly travel to local organizations and events for community engagement and partnership building.
Determine eligibility of and gather consent from study participants according to protocol ensuring interpreters and translated materials are available to support diverse enrollment. Liaison with sponsors and regulatory bodies to ensure recruitment materials (telephone screening interview, study brochures, consent forms) are available in multiple languages for each trial to facilitate diverse enrollment.
Participate in the development and administration of survey instruments for participants and community partners. Analyze and summarize results for review with supervisor. Position will identify, select, extract, and summarize clinical data and structured information. Audit the accuracy and validity of clinical research data, especially those data as they relate to community engagement.
Assist with development, communication, and design of research findings to internal and external audiences, which may include web updates, social media, and/or white papers, for use in recruitment, educational, or awareness of programs, with guidance from supervisor.
Under the guidance of senior team members, participate in the planning, coordination, and implementation of training (e.g. inclusive participation
Position will require occasional travel, weekends, evenings, and on-call work.
* Other duties may also be assigned
General understanding of scientific theory and methods, typically gained through completion of an undergraduate degree in a related field.
General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs.
Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to complete detailed work accurately.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work with human study participants.
Preferred Multilingual speaker to conduct in-person community engagement and recruitment in the San Francisco Bay Area.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor of Arts degree in an applicable social science related field, or combination of education and relevant experience in an applicable social science.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Strong interpersonal skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and database applications.
Experience with research protocols and regulatory or governing bodies, which include HIPAA and FDA regulations, Institutional Review Board requirements, and Good Clinical Practices.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification is preferred. May require a valid California Driver's License.
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, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
The expected pay range for this position is $72,000 to $92,000 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.
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