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Lab Manager

Company: Stanford Medicine
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Job Description:

The Early Life Stress and Resilience Program (ELSRP) in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) to support managerial and administrative tasks related to multiple studies and programs. ELSRP conducts research on topics including youth trauma treatment methodologies, the biological basis of resiliency, community programs, and novel interventions for children and youth. Coordinator responsibilities will include liaising with internal and external stakeholders to ensure programs are sustainable and compliant with appropriate laboratory and University standards. Responsibilities also may include student supervision, MRI/NIRS data acquisition, conducting behavioral assessments of research participants, and travel within the United States and Canada for in-home data collection. Opportunities are available to prepare and co-author scientific manuscripts for publication.

The successful applicant will have a good understanding of behavioral principles and experience with children and adolescents with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Duties include:

  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure programs' sustainability and progress.
  • Procure research materials for laboratory work, community programs, and office management.
  • Build and manage tools to store qualitative and quantitative data in paper and digital forms.
  • Develop and automate digital tools to collect participant data.
  • Solve internal technical concerns and manage technological equipment.
  • Produce internal and external data reports.
  • 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.
  • Interact with the principal investigator regularly, ensuring participant safety and adherence to proper study conduct.
  • Orient and onboard new team members to contribute effectively.
  • Ensure essential documentation and recording of patient and research data in appropriate files per institutional and regulatory requirements.
  • Serve as primary contact with research participants, sponsors, and regulatory agencies. Coordinate studies from startup through close-out.
  • Detemine IRB eligibility of and gather consent from study participants according to protocol. Assist in developing recruitment strategies.
  • Coordinate collection of study specimens and processing.
  • Collect and manage patient and laboratory data for clinical research projects. Manage research project databases, develop low sheets and other study related documents, and complete study documents/case report forms.
  • Assemble study kits for study visits, monitor scheduling of procedures and charges, coordinate documents, and attend monitoring meetings with sponsors, acting as primary contact.
  • Monitor expenditures and adherence to study budgets and resolve billing issues in collaboration with finance and/or management staff.
  • Interact with the principal investigator regularly, ensuring patient safety and adherence to proper study conduct
    * The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    --- Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g. psychology, education, biology, neuroscience) or an equivalent combination of related education and relevant experience.
    --- Knowledge of REDCap and Qualtics preferred.
    --- Knowledge of psychological/educational assessments preferred.
    --- Previous experience with social science research regarding children & adolescents
    --- Understanding of behavioral principles

    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.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
    • Knowledge of medical and psychological terminology.

      CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:

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

      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

      • 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.

        WORK STANDARDS (from JDL)

        • 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

          * - Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

          **- 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 https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/working-stanford/covid-19/interim-policies/covid-19-surveillance-testing-policy

          Additional Information
          • Schedule: Full-time
          • Job Code: 4924
          • Employee Status: Regular
          • Pay Grade: F
          • Requisition ID: 93899 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 https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/working-stanford/covid-19/interim-policies/covid-19-surveillance-testing-policy

Keywords: Stanford Medicine, Walnut Creek , Lab Manager, Healthcare , Walnut Creek, California

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