Covance

Spec I PSS

Job Location(s) PH-Manila
Job Number
2021-66875
Job Category
Drug Safety/Pharmacovigilance
Position Type
Full-Time
Telecommute
No

Job Overview

- Manage the receipt and processing of all adverse event reports reported either spontaneously from any source or from a clinical trial. This includes, but is not limited to:
- entry of safety data onto adverse event database(s) and tracking systems
- review of adverse events for completeness, accuracy and appropriateness for expedited reporting
- write patient narratives
- code adverse events accurately using MedDRA
- determine expectedness/listedness against appropriate label
- identifies clinically significant information missing from initial reports and ensures its collection
- ensure case receives appropriate medical review
- prepare follow-up correspondence consulting the medical staff accordingly.
- ensure all cases that require expediting reporting to worldwide regulatory agencies are processed swiftly and appropriately within required timelines
- reporting of endpoints to clients, regulatory authorities, ethics committees, investigators and Covance project personnel, if required, within study specified timelines

 
- Maintain a strong understanding of Covance’s safety database conventions or client specific database conventions, as appropriate.
- Begin participating in signal detection and trend and pattern recognition activities, as appropriate.
- Begin preparing timely pharmacovigilance reports for products and safety issues, including Individual Case Summary Reports (ICSRs) of Serious Adverse Events
- Assist in the preparation of listings for Annual IND reports, Periodic Reports (PRs) and Periodic Safety Update Reports (PSURs).
- Work with Data Management or client on reconciliation of safety databases.
- Begin participating in the generation of monthly status and other project-specific reports ensuring the quality and accuracy of metrics and data provided.
- Support/train less experienced safety staff in all aspects of case-handling, adverse event reporting.
- Maintains a comprehensive understanding of Covance Safety’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Work Instructions (WI), guidance documents and directives associated with safety management, reporting and pharmacovigilance.
- Possess knowledge of other procedural documents, e.g., SOPs, etc. that impact Safety.
- Ensure compliant safety reporting in accordance with US and international reporting regulations, SOPs and safety processing guidelines set forth by departmental management team and the client.
- Build and maintain good PSS relationships across functional units.
- Demonstrate role-specific Competencies on a consistent basis.
- Demonstrate company Values on a consistent basis.
- Begin to develop a good knowledge of contract assumptions; identifying out of scope work.
- Read and understand Safety Management Plans (SMPs), Reconciliation Plans, and other safety-specific plans ensuring optimal efficiency.
- Begin participating in Covance project teams and client meetings as appropriate.
- Assist in the review of cumulative safety data for submission to Drug Safety Monitoring Boards (DSMBs), regulatory authorities or clients.
- Assist with the set-up of, and the provision of data to, Safety Committees/DSMBs.
- Assist in the co-ordination of endpoint committees, as required.
- Any other duties as assigned by management.

Education/Qualifications

- Bachelor of Pharmacy / Nursing Graduate / Other HCP
 

Experience

- Minimum of 1 plus years of overall work experience in the functional area with one year in Peer review/Quality review
- Call center/Medical contact experience is preferred
- Flexible with call center working hour especially night shift  (Non Negotiable)
- Exceptional listening and analytical skills
Exceptional Communication and coaching skills

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