Clinical Research Coordinator
Clinical Research Advantage, Inc. (CRA) is a leader in outsourced trial management services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. CRA has completed over 1,800 clinical trials in its 20 years. CRA is comprised of community based Investigators plus an experienced staff of Clinical Research Coordinators. CRA currently operates from its 33 site network across seven states. The key to our success has been the development of research departments within established medical practices. Our research staff is positioned in the clinic, which affords CRA rapid recruitment of reliable, qualified subjects into clinical trials. Our expertise continues throughout the trial, providing full execution of the protocol with complete and accurate data. CRA enjoys a strong reputation for quality and is focused on patient care.
CRA is looking for a motivated & dependable research professional to join our team as a Clinical Research Coordinator! This position will be located in one of our research sites located in Vista, California.
Job Description: The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC), as delegated by the principal investigator, executes and coordinates daily clinical research activities according to CRA’s SOPs, GCP and FDA/ICH guidelines. Working under the direction of the principal investigator, the CRC's responsibilities include:
Becoming thoroughly familiar with the protocol, case report form, informed consent, source documentation, patient diary (when applicable) and study medication(s) for the assigned research study;
Ensuring IRB approved protocols are implemented and followed;
Executing informed consent process and monitoring patient status and safety;
Managing and participating in study recruitment to ensure enrollment goals are met or exceeded;
Performing appropriate research protocol procedures which may include, but are not limited to, vital signs, blood collection and processing, EKGs, pregnancy tests, alcohol breath tests, etc.;
Maintaining and dispensing study product and supplies;
Collecting and organizing research data;
Scheduling and conducting study specific training and site in-services to study-related staff on new or amended protocols;
Completing and ensuring the quality of case report forms;
Maintaining source documents;
Ensuring site quality.
Other job related duties as required
A Bachelor’s degree OR LPN or MA degree (with current California license) AND 2+ years of recent experience in clinical research OR an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Must be phlebotomy certified in the state of California.
Experience with phlebotomy, vaccinations and spirometry is required.
Must be proficient with Microsoft office applications (Outlook, Word and Excel) as well as internet based applications;
Must be detail oriented, organized, self-motivated, be able to work independently and on a team, and the ability to stay on task;
Must have excellent written and verbal communication, teamwork and problem solving skills;
Must be professional, possess a high degree of self-motivation and have a strong work ethic.
Must have the ability to adapt and take-on additional tasks as requested;
Must be capable of recognizing, and have the willingness, to resolve errors and issues;
Must possess a high degree of integrity and the ability to maintain the utmost confidentiality in all company matters.
Join Clinical Research Advantage as we expand and become an important part of a well- respected and growing company!
You'll enjoy highly competitive compensation and an exceptional benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Life and AD&D Insurance, 401K Plan, paid time off and more!
Clinical Research Advantage is an Equal Opportunity Employer.