Clinical Research Associate in Emeryville, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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Job Description

Primary Job Function:

  • Performs site monitoring visits (SIV, IMV, Close-Out) and site management activities to assess the site’s ability to effectively and continuously conduct the trial per the protocol, GCP, and regulatory requirements
  • Manages clinical study database, including ensuring the integrity of the data submitted on Case Report Forms (CRFs) by careful source document review and monitoring
  • Tracks the progress of assigned clinical trials, such as study subject tracking, essential document tracking, and sample tracking
  • Files documents in the Trial Master File (TMF)
  • Generates project plans, especially those related to site management, monitoring and reporting
  • Manages and tracks clinical and non-clinical supplies, including purchase and shipping
  • Works closely with other clinical team members and external partners, e.g. CROs and vendors, to facilitate timely resolution of trial and/or clinical issues
  • Identifies and evaluates additional resources necessary for regulatory and clinical projects
  • Understands FDA guidelines as well as Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  • Promotes the values and ethics of our company through all interactions with teammates and potential collaborators, customers, and vendors

Education: Bachelor’s or master’s degree in science, nursing, or equivalent

Skills: The ideal candidate will possess most of the following skills and will be excited to learn the rest:

  • 2+ years clinical research experience in medical/diagnostic device or pharma with independent clinical monitoring experience
  • Experience with electronic data capture (EDC) systems, trial master files (TMF), electronic medical records (EMR), and clinical trial databases/clinical data management systems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, record retention, time management, decision-making, customer service, multi-tasking and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of FDA and global regulation of medical devices, e.g. PMA, 510(k), IDE, CLIA waiver, CE Mark
  • Experience with establishing or working with a quality management system (QMS)
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to find creative and resourceful solutions to problems


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