Clin Res Assoc I

Job Location(s) CN-Shanghai
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Clinical Research Associates
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Job Overview

Responsible for all aspects of study site monitoring including routine monitoring and close-out of clinical sites, maintenance of study files, conduct of pre-study and initiation visits; liaise with vendors; and other duties, as assigned
2) Responsible for all aspects of site management as prescribed in the project plans
3) General On-Site Monitoring Responsibilities:
4) Ensure the study staff who will conduct the protocol have received the proper materials and instructions to safely enter patients into the study
5) Ensure the protection of study patients by verifying that informed consent procedures and protocol requirements are adhered to according to the applicable regulatory requirements
6) Ensure the integrity of the data submitted on Case Report Forms (CRFs) or other data collection tools by careful source document review
7) Monitor data for missing or implausible data
8) Ensure the resources of the Sponsor and Covance are spent wisely by performing the required monitoring tasks in an efficient manner, according to SOPs and established guidelines, including managing travel expenses in an economical fashion according to Covance travel policy
9) Ensure audit readiness at the site level
10) Travel, including air travel, may be required and is an essential function of the job.
11) Prepare accurate and timely trip reports
12) Interact with internal work groups to evaluate needs, resources and timelines
13) Act as contact for clinical trial supplies and other suppliers (vendors) as assigned
14) Responsible for all aspects of registry management as prescribed in the project plans
15) Undertake feasibility work when requested
16) participate in and follow-up on Quality Control Visits (QC) when requested
17) Recruitment of potential investigators, preparation of EC submissions, notifications to regulatory authorities, translation of study-related documentation, organization of meetings and other tasks as instructed by supervisor as assigned
18) Assist Senior CRA with managing investigator site budgets
19) Track and follow-up on Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reporting, process production of reports, narratives and follow up of SAEs
20) Independently perform CRF review; query generation and resolution against established data review guidelines on Covance or client data management systems as assigned by management
21) Assist with training, mentoring and development of new employees, e.g. co-monitoring
22) Coordinate designated clinical projects as a Local Project Coordinator (with supervision, if applicable), and may act as a local client contact as assigned
23) Perform other duties as assigned by management


Minimum Required:
- University or college degree, or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing licensure)
- Basic knowledge of Regulatory Guidelines
- Basic understanding of the clinical trial process
- Fluent in local office language and in English, both written and verbal
- Working knowledge of Covance SOPs regarding site monitoring


Minimum Required:
- Six (6) months experience in a related role (e.g. site management, in-house CRA, study coordinator, research nurse, etc.)
- Basic understanding of Regulatory Guidelines
- Ability to work within a project team
- Good planning, organization and problem solving skills
- Good computer skills with good working knowledge of a range of computer packages
- Works efficiently and effectively in a matrix environment
- Valid Driver's License
- One (1) or more year's additional experience in a related field (i.e. medical, clinical, pharmaceutical, laboratory, research, data analysis, data management or technical writing) is preferred
- 6 months on site monitoring experience


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