Clinical Research Associate

03 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
SUMMARY OF POSITION The Clinical Research Associate at Medpace is offering the unique opportunity to have an exciting career in the research of drug and medical device development while making a difference in the lives of those around them. For those with medical and/or health/life science interest and background who want to explore the research field, travel the UK, and be part of a team bringing pharmaceutical to market - this could be the right opportunity for you!. DESCRIPTION OF JOB DUTIES As a CRA, you will specifically be responsible for the following: * Conduction of qualification, initiation, monitoring, and closeout visits for research sites in compliance with the approved protocol; * Communication with the medical site staff including coordinators, clinical research physicians and their site staff; * Verifying adequate investigator qualifications, training and resources, including facilities, laboratories, equipment, and staff; * Medical record and research source documentation verification against case report form data, including informing the site staff of any entry errors, ensuring good documentation practices are being adhered to and communicating protocol deviations appropriately per SOPs, GCP and applicable regulatory requirements; * Verification that the investigator is enrolling only eligible subjects; * Regulatory document review; * Investigational product/drug accountability and inventory; * Verification and review of adverse events, serious adverse events, concomitant medications and corresponding illnesses to confirm accurate data reporting in accordance with the protocol; * Assessing the clinical research site’s patient recruitment and retention success and offering suggestions for improvement; * Completion of monitoring reports and follow-up letters, which includes providing summaries of the significant findings, deviations, deficiencies, and recommended actions to secure compliance.QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: * Minimum of a bachelor’s degree; Health or life science related field preferred; * 2-4 years of proven CRA experience; * Willing to travel approximately 60-80% nationally; * Familiarity with Microsoft® Office; and * Strong communication and presentation skills a plus.AWARDSMedpace is being recognized locally, nationally, and globally for their work in the industry as well as the culture they have developed for their team. * Medpace Named a Top Cincinnati Workplace for 2015 by the Cincinnati Enquirer * Medpace named Top Ten CRO in 2015 CenterWatch Investigative Site Survey * Medpace once again is nominated for the Eagle Award in 2015 – which recognizes outstanding leadership, professionalism, integrity, and dedication to advancing the clinical research profession through strong site partnerships. (Medpace previous Eagle Award award winner two years running)WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT We look forward to receiving your application. A member of our recruitment team will review your qualifications. If interested, you will be contacted for an interview. EO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vets