Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

Job #19.04.6001.01 Category: Clinical ResearchLocation: Parkinson's Institute
Job Description:


Coordinate clinical trials from initiation through termination in accordance with GCP (good clinical practices), ICH guidelines, FDA regulations, IRB requirements, local government laws, and study protocols.


  • Act as primary contact to the pharmaceutical/medical device company or government sponsor.
  • Ensure all study patient related activities such as phone calls, physician intervention, patient advice, and scheduling of study visits are handled in an expedient manner.
  • Recruit, identify, screen, enroll and randomize patients.
  • Complete study specific source documentation and transfer data to EDC (electronic data capture) system.
  • Coordinate the logistics of and complete all study related procedures, including clinic visits with direct patient care activities, such as informed consent, cognitive and behavioral assessments, vital signs, medication administration, patient education, phlebotomy, EKG, spirometry and study specific assessment.
  • Manage specimen collection, processing and shipping.
  • Coordinate pre-study, initiation, monitoring, and close out visits with pharmaceutical/device or government representative.
  • Prepare exam rooms for study visits.
  • Maintain regulatory documents and IRB correspondence.
  • Perform phlebotomy via active California phlebotomy certification or RN license.
  • Attend investigator meetings as needed

Job Requirements:


  • BS degree and 3+ years’ experience in health care field (preference for 2 years in Clinical Research experience).
  • Active California certification in phlebotomy
  • Familiarity with clinical trial terminology
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Outstanding organizational, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer savvy, including intermediate MS Excel proficiency (preference for EDC experience).
  • Self-starter.
  • Enjoys working as part of a team.
  • Please note, this is a non-exempt/hourly, M-F 8:30-5:00, position which may require some Saturday work. Remote work is not available given the nature of the studies.
  • Must be local to Mountain View, CA or reasonable driving distance. No relocation budget available.


  • Active California RN is helpful, but not required.
  • Previous experience in coordinating clinical trials
  • Certificate in clinical trials (SOCRA - ACRP)


Medical clinic setting which includes daily interaction with clinic administrative staff, clinic medical staff, patients/care givers, co-workers in other departments as well as desk type or work. The pace is fast, yet efficient.

Must carry/lift loads of: 25-50 lbs.

Job Type: Full-time


  • health care: 3 years (Required)
  • clinical research: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • phlebotomy (Preferred)
  • RN (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location


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