Clinical Research Associate (CRA) - West
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Your time here
At Parexel, the CRA role offers the opportunity to go beyond the
role of a typical clinical monitor. CRA's are accountable for using
their expertise to build and maintain the site relationship and
ensure they're set up for success. As the clinical sites' sole
point of contact, this includes addressing and resolving site
issues and questions. You'll also manage site quality and delivery
from site identification through to close-out.
As a CRA, Parexel will offer you world class technology and
training catered to your individual experience. You can anticipate
less travel and a lower protocol load in comparison to industry
peers. Your hard work may be rewarded through a bonus incentive
program, the opportunity to work within multiple therapeutic areas
and an opportunity to advance your career in clinical research. If
impact, flexibility, and career development appeal to you, Parexel
could be your next home.
What you'll do
Leverage your expertise. Conduct qualification visits (QV), site
initiation visits (SIV), monitoring visits (MV) and termination
visits (TV) at assigned clinical sites and generate visit/contact
Build relationships. Oversee integrity of the study and utilize
problem-solving skills to promote rapport with the site and
Protect patients. Review the performance of the trial at designated
sites, ensure the rights and well-being of human subjects are
safeguarded and are in accordance with protocol.
Drive productivity. Develop patient recruitment strategies in
conjunction with the clinical site to meet enrollment timelines,
while also ensuring compliance with the approved standard operating
procedures (SOPs), protocol/amendment(s), GCP, and the applicable
Ensure quality. Evaluate the quality and integrity of the reported
data, site efficacy and drug accountability.
Execute. Monitor the completeness and quality of Regulatory
Documentation and perform site document verification.
Qualifications More about you
On your first day we'll expect you to have:
Site Management or equivalent experience in clinical research, with
understanding of clinical trials methodology and terminology.
Ability to perform all clinical monitoring activities
Bachelor's or equivalent degree in biological science, pharmacy or
other health related discipline.
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
within a matrixed team.
Experience working in a self-driven capacity, with a sense of
urgency and limited oversight.
A client-focused approach to work and flexible attitude with
respect to assignments/new learning.
The ability to manage multiple tasks, evaluate a variety of
unpredictable scenarios and achieve project timelines while being
able to apply your understanding of study protocol(s).
An honest and ethical work approach to promote the development of
life changing treatments for patients.
Strong computer skills, including but not limited to the knowledge
of a Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS), Electronic Document
Management System (EDMS) and MS-Office products such as Excel and
Word. A little about us
Parexel is proud to be a leading Clinical Research Organization
with colleagues across the globe. As a member of our team, you'll
get to know your coworkers on a personal level. Have a question? A
clinical research leader, project team member, technology "super
user" or collaborator are a phone call away. Our clinical research
teams meet regularly to have discussions in an open environment,
allowing our team members to share their expertise and promote
learning within the team. Management supports and encourages career
growth through consistent performance discussions and evaluations.
Whether your interest is to progress into a more senior level CRA
role, into line management, Quality, Project Leadership or a
variety of other positions, Parexel prides itself on career
opportunities for our employees.
This role may be subject to government and/or customer requirements
regarding vaccination against COVID-19 that are more stringent than
Parexel policy. Accordingly, successful applicants may need to be
either vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved religious or
medical exemption. Employment is contingent on disclosure of your
COVID-19 vaccination status and, if relevant, proof of vaccination.
EEO Disclaimer Parexel is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to legally protected status, which in the US includes race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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