Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
  3. United States
Seattle, USA
Posting date: 05 Nov 2019
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior CRA/CRA III for a pharmaceutical company located in Seattle, WA. Successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of designated clinical trials including CRO management, investigator selection, participate in the preparation and/or review of trial related documentation and interact with senior management to maintain corporate timelines for the completion/success of study projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist the CTM in the departmental support for the oversight of operational aspects of assigned clinical trials as needed.
  • Attend assigned project meetings such as bid defenses, Kick off meetings, planning meetings, Investigator Meetings, teleconferences, etc.
  • Per CTM, manage aspects of the Contract Research Organization to ensure project success.
  • Manage the identified vendors for a particular study when needed. Track and review associated invoices.
  • Organize/participate in investigator identification and/or selection.
  • Organize and perform co-monitoring of identified sites during Site Qualification Visits, Site Initiation Visits, Interim monitoring visits and close-out visits for the assigned clinical trial following company SOPs and in accordance with GCP and FDA guidelines.
  • At site co-monitoring visits, identify potential issues and assist in the resolution of study and/or site issues.
  • Provide in-house training to team CRAs for project specific training as necessary.
  • Track completed CRFs/eCRFs (and set up systems whereby completed CRFs are rapidly entered into the database if applicable).
  • Assist Data Management to ensure that queries generated during cleaning are responded to in a timely fashion either through communication with the CRO/CRA or directly with the site.
  • Complete sponsors review of monitoring reports and follow up letters and provide feedback to the CRO.
  • Periodic review of data quality and identify potential errors and/or issues and report to in-house management and CRO.
  • Review all SAEs, IREs or UAEs and provide input to Safety when necessary
  • Travel to CRO/vendor facilities (and/or investigative sites to train and assess study team and CRAs) or participate in QA audits as needed.
  • Participate in departmental planning sessions, SOP development and other projects as assigned.
  • Meet and report weekly with all the Clinical Operations personnel directly involved with each project to report progress, issues and status.
  • Act as mentor to other team members. Develop and deliver training as needed.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BA or BS required, preferably in Nursing (RN or BSN), Life Sciences (BS or BA), Pharmacy or related field.
  • 5+ years' experience in clinical operations. Prefer experience in a drug development setting.
  • International clinical trials experience a plus.
  • Monitoring experience, 5+ years' field experience with SQVs, SIVs, IMVs and COV required.
  • Knowledge of FDA regulatory requirements and ICH/GCP guidelines essential.
  • Demonstrated understanding and good use of judgment in application of regulations to clinical trial implementation and conduct.
  • Demonstrated collaboration and communications skills.
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office, Outlook, use of databases)
  • Fundamental knowledge in Clinical Research, an expert in all phases of a clinical trial.
  • Ability to use initiative; prefer some supervisory or training experience.
  • Able to travel up to 30% of the time (international and domestic).

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Nicole Aganon at (+1) 347-293-1161 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.