Lightship is the premier provider of enterprise level, decentralized clinical research services. In this capacity, Lightship serves as a telemedicine-enabled virtual site within a clinical research study.  Through the use of technology and home visits by our nurses and other medical professionals, Lightship decentralized model makes participation in clinical research exceedingly more accessible for patients. By placing patients at the center of the decentralized model, Lightship positions patient’s home as the hub for clinical trial activities eliminating frequent study-related visits to clinics and hospitals.

Lightship is seeking an energetic, independent, and compassionate individual to join our team as a Clinical Study Coordinator. This is a specialized role in clinical research that includes working with and under oversight of study investigators to perform delegated clinical research activities.

This position is based in El Segundo, CA with flexibility to work from home as needed. A successful candidate will possess a willingness and desire to work independently without significant supervision. Additionally, this position may require moderate travel. A Clinical Study Coordinator is passionate about Lightship’s mission of redefining trials, providing hope for all, and our core values: we believe in people, we embrace change, we serve others, and we make an impact.


  • An opportunity to help re-envision how clinical research is executed and deliver high-quality research output.
  • The chance to work with a patient-centered, clinically oriented, collaborative team to deliver enterprise grade direct-to-patient clinical research solutions at scale.
  • An unmatched opportunity to grow as part of an early-stage startup!
  • Top notch healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) for you and your family
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO), plus paid holidays and bereavement to help support work life balance.
  • A 100% 401(k) company match for up to 4% of eligible contributions with an immediate vesting.
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Short & long-term disability
  • Life insurance and More!



In this role as a Clinical Study Coordinator, you will work in a pivotal role of coordinating communication and activities among patients, investigators, home health personnel, vendors, and other study personnel to prepare for and complete remote (via telemedicine) study visits, procedures, and assessments.  You will assist the investigators, sub-investigators, and the Lightship team with the successful implementation and conduct of the research study while adhering to study protocol. You will understand and comply with all regulations, policies, and guidelines applicable to clinical research including GCP, FDA, and IRB requirements.

In this role as Clinical Study Coordinator, you will also collect study data, complete, and maintain source documents, and perform other day-to-day activities related to study conduct. You will work with various Lightship business units as needed to develop and implement standard research processes to successfully complete technology-enabled Direct-to-Patient (DtP) clinical research.


We are looking for a strong communicator and effective problem solver with and exceptional ability to work as part of a team and to multitask effectively. You should have the ability to function independently and self-monitor the collected data per Good Documentation Practices. At least 2 years of related clinical or basic science research experience is required. You should ideally have a Bachelor’s Degree in Life Science or healthcare-related field. ACRP or CCRC certification or requisite combination of education, training, and experience is a plus. If you just so happen to also be bilingual in English & Spanish, that’s also a plus!



Are you the ideal candidate AND also willing to be very hands-on as we grow providing an exceptional and highly collaborative approach to clinical studies? Are you excited about the prospect to help re-envision how clinical research is executed with inclusivity, increased diversity, and accessibility at the core? If so, we invite you to Apply Now for immediate consideration for our Clinical Study Coordinator opportunity.


Our commitment to diversity & inclusion:

Lightship is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a diverse and inclusive workplace. Lightship considers all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law. EEO is the Law

Lightship is an E-Verify employer. Find out more here: Right to Work Poster E-Verify Participation Poster

Please note: For the safety of our patients and each other, all positions at Lightship that require travel, in-person participation, or are patient-facing, do require vaccination against COVID-19.

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