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Sr./Clinical Research Associate, Cardiology , Renal or Metabolic studies; Nationwide, IQVIA Biotech

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Primary Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States Additonal Locations: Alexandria, LA,USA; Ann Arbor, MI,USA; Baltimore, MD,USA; Baton Rouge, LA,USA; Berkeley Heights, NJ,USA; Bethlehem, PA,USA; Binghamton, NY,USA; Brockton, MA,USA; Bronx, NY,USA; Buffalo, NY,USA; Charleston, West Virginia, United States,USA; Charlottesville, VA,USA; Cherry Hill, NJ,USA; Chicago, IL,USA; Easton, PA,USA; Framingham, MA,USA; Frederick, MD,USA; Harrisburg, PA,USA; Hartford, CT,USA; Hershey, PA,USA; Horsham, PA,USA; Houston, TX,USA; Indianapolis, IN,USA; Jersey City, NJ,USA; Lake Charles, LA,USA; Long Island, New York, United States,USA; Los Angelas, CA,USA; Manhattan, New York, United States,USA; New Orleans, LA,USA; New York, NY,USA; Norfolk, Virginia, United States,USA; North Chicago, IL,USA; Philadelphia, PA,USA; Pittsburgh, PA,USA; Portland, Oregon, United States,USA; Providence, RI,USA; Queens, New York, United States,USA; Rochester, New York, United States,USA; Rockville, MD,USA; San Antonio, TX,USA; San Diego, CA,USA; San Francisco , CA,USA; Seattle , WA,USA; Shreveport, LA,USA; Springfield, Massachusetts, United States,USA; St. Louis, MO,USA; Stamford, CT,USA; Syracuse, NY,USA; Toms River, NJ,USA; Towson, MD,USA; Trenton, NJ,USA; Virginia Beach, VA,USA; White Plains, NY,USA Full time R1255528

Job description

Senior OR Clinical Research Associate- assigned to monitor Cardiovascular studies; candidates with either/or Renal and Metabolic therapeutic experience a plus.

Improving the expectations for human health isn’t easy, but we are determined. Together, we​ are on a path to achieving this vision. At IQVIA Biotechwe share a passion for the greater good, a collaborative spirit, and endless curiosity.Each day is another opportunity to find new solutions and enable the next breakthrough.

Join us here at IQVIA Biotech where we foster a culture of inclusion and a commitment in which people from all backgrounds can fully contribute to the growth and success of our business and by making use of a diverse range of thoughts, experience, and skills.

Summary:

Participates in the preparation and execution of Phase I-IV clinical trials. Oversees the progress of clinical investigations by conducting site evaluation, initiation, and interim close out visits to sites.  Monitors clinical trials in accordance with Good Clinical Practices and procedures set forth by IQVIA Biotech and sponsors. Works closely with the Clinical Trial Manager (CTM) and/or Lead CRA to ensure all monitoring activities are conducted according to study requirements. The Senior CRA, if selected, may also serve in the Lead CRA role

MINIMUM RECRUITMENT STANDARDS:

  • BS/BA/BSc (or equivalent) in one of the life sciences or health care background (RPh, RN, etc). Clinical Research Associate with a Minimum of 8 Months of onsite monitoring/site management experience OR Senior Clinical Research Associates with a minimum of four (4) years of onsite monitoring/site management experience is required; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Prior Clinical Research Organization (CRO) experience preferred.
  • Prior project team leadership experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of budget management preferred.
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally approximately 65%-85%.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Computer skills including proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and use of a laptop computer

Responsibility:

  • Participates in the investigator recruitment process. Performs site evaluation visits of potential investigators. Evaluates the capability of the site to successfully manage and conduct the clinical study.
  • Collaborates with the ISS department to coordinate activities with the site in preparation for the initiation of the study. Obtains regulatory documentation for successful implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of clinical trials. Works with ISS and site staff to obtain regulatory (IRB/IEC) approval of study specific documents
  • Performs study initiation activities, reviewing with the site personnel the protocol, regulatory issues, study procedures, and provides training on completion of the eCRF; monitoring activities and study close-out activities.
  • Trains site staff on the EDC system and verifies site computer system.
  • Assists in resolving any issues to ensure compliance with site file audits in conjunction with ISS.
  • Assures adherence to Good Clinical Practices, investigator integrity, and compliance with all study procedures through on-site monitoring visits. Performs validation of source documentation as required by sponsor. Prepares monitoring reports and letters per the timelines defined in IQVIA Biotech SOPs by using approved IQVIA Biotech/sponsor templates and reports.
  • Documents accountability, stability and storage conditions of clinical trial materials as required by sponsor.  Performs investigational product inventory.  Ensures return of unused materials to designated location or verifies destruction as required.
  • Reviews the quality and integrity of the clinical data through (1) in house review of electronic CRF data and (2) on-site source verification. Works with sites to resolve data queries.
  • May review protocols, eCRFs, study manuals and other related documents, as requested by the Clinical Trial Manager and/or Lead CRA.
  • Serves as primary contact between IQVIA Biotech and investigator; coordinates all correspondence; ensures timely transmission of clinical data with the study site and technical reporting, as requested.
  • Performs study close-out visits per the study specific Clinical Monitoring Plan including final investigational product reconciliation and disposition, site study file reconciliation, data query resolution through to database lock and resolution of outstanding action items.
  • Assists with, and attends, Investigator Meetings for assigned studies.

*Detailed job description available upon request.

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IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at https://jobs.iqvia.com

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities. https://jobs.iqvia.com/eoe

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