Clinical Research Coordinator - in house monitoring in Tucson, AZ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is seeking a CRA responsible for the conduct of clinical study activities to verify and validate new instrument platforms, assays and biomarkers developed by a top device company. 


  • Conducts in-house monitoring, and may independently perform on-site monitoring in accordance with internal Standard Operating Procedures, ICH GCP guidelines and Regulations.
  • Participates in assessing study risks.
  • Communicates on behalf of the study manager with investigators and site staff.
  • Prepares study performance reports and provides input into study budgets.
  • Preparation of study training presentations for investigators and site staff.
  • Study supply ordering and shipping.
  • Investigational product release, labeling, accountability at study sites.
  • Site Readiness and Site Monitoring Plans.
  • Assay transfer and assay qualification activities.
  • Study records including site and trial master files.
  • Site qualification, site initiation, routine monitoring and close out visits and reports.
  • Document compilation for clinical study reports and document archive activities.
  • Data management activities including user acceptance testing, data entry, and data verification as needed.:
  • Works within project teams to facilitate the conduct of standard study designs.
  • Participates in clinical affairs meetings and completes independent activities to support departmental functions.
  • Completes all internal training programs in a timely manner, and demonstrates professional development via independent reading, networking and training.
  • Adopts clinical practices that promote Quality First Time.


  • Bachelor of Science, RN, or BSN; OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2+ years of previous pharmaceutical or medical device clinical study coordination, clinical site monitoring, or clinical study management experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior experience with current Good Clinical Practices (cGCP) and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) preferred.
  • A background in biomedical/healthcare services with laboratory experience preferred.
  • Excellent skills in basic computer applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Well organized and detail oriented.
  • Impeccable record keeping and filing skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to give presentations and teach others.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team, and also work independently on assigned tasks
  • Must have experience with site visits, study binders and case report forms from previous experience with clinical study coordination or management, or clinical site monitoring.
  • Ability to complete intermittent overnight travel up to 30%.

***For immediate consideration, please email your updated resume to with 'Clinical Research Coordinator AZ' in the subject line.

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