Cancer Clinical Research Coordinator 2 - Gastrointestinal Oncology
Company: Stanford Medicine
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 9, 2022
The Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI) is one of an elite number of
National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers
in the country, and is a prominent, dynamic, growing and complex
Institute within the Stanford University School of Medicine. The
SCI actively works to build synergies and collaborations among
faculty with cancer-relevant expertise from four Schools and over
30 departments across Stanford University. We seek a cancer
clinical research coordinator 2 - gastrointestinal oncology to help
us enact our mission to reduce cancer mortality through
comprehensive programs of cancer research, treatment, education and
outreach. Given the SCI's mission, breadth, and depth, it employs
over 320 staff members in a fast-paced, team-oriented, and
forward-thinking environment with tremendous opportunities for
personal and professional growth. The Cancer Clinical Trials Office
(CCTO) is an integral component of the Stanford Cancer Institute
since the vital work performed there enables our adult and
pediatric cancer centers to translate research from the laboratory
into the clinical setting. You will be working with an unparalleled
leading edge community of faculty and staff who are fundamentally
changing the world of health care in the cancer arena.
Reporting to Gastrointestinal Oncology Clinical Research Manager,
the cancer clinical research coordinator 2 - gastrointestinal
oncology will be conversant in the goals, mission and priorities of
the Institute, and utilize this knowledge to conduct clinical
trials. We are seeking candidates with excellent interpersonal
skills who are clinically focused. Our staff run toward challenges,
and you will have a demonstrated history of doing the same with a
high degree of professionalism, initiative and flexibility.
Responsibilities include independently managing complex phase I-III
interventional treatment studies.
- Oversee subject recruitment and study enrollment goals.
Determine effective strategies for promoting/recruiting research
participants and retaining participants in long-term clinical
- Oversee data management for research projects. Develop and
manage systems to organize, collect, report, and monitor data
collection. Extract, analyze, and interpret data.
- Develop project schedules, targets, measurements, and
accountabilities, as assigned. Lead team meetings and
- Formally supervise, train, and/or mentor new staff or students,
as assigned, potentially including hiring, preparing or assisting
with the preparation of performance evaluations, and performing
related duties, in addition to instruction on project work.
- Audit operations, including laboratory procedures, to ensure
compliance with applicable regulations; provide leadership in
identifying and implementing corrective actions/processes. Monitor
Institutional Review Board submissions, and respond to requests and
- Collaborate with principal investigators and study sponsors,
monitor and report serious adverse events, and resolve study
- Provide leadership in determining, recommending, and
implementing improvements to policies/processes; define best
- Develop study budget with staff and principal investigator,
identifying standard of care versus study procedures. Track patient
and study specific milestones, and invoice sponsors according to
- Ensure regulatory compliance. Regularly inspect study document
to ensure ongoing regulatory compliance.
- Work with principal investigator to ensure Investigational New
Drug applications are submitted to the FDA when applicable. Ensure
Institutional Review Board renewals are completed.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
- Experience working with oncology clinical research
- Experience with Phase I-III interventional treatment
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
- Bachelor's degree in a related field and two years of
experience in clinical research, or an equivalent combination of
education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office and database
- 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
- 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
- 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 .
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
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.
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
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4923
- Employee Status: Regular
- Pay Grade: H
- Requisition ID: 91944 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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