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Clinical Research Associate (CRA II/Senior) - Central (Oncology)

United States of America, Remote Additional Locations: Remote - United States of America Job ID R0000023822 Category Clinical Trials Date Posted 06/10/2024
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Overview

As a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) at Parexel, you act as an integral part to get treatments to patients sooner. Our CRAs' priority is the safety and well-being of the patients. As you travel to investigator sites and perform your monitoring duties, we encourage you to be inquisitive, take accountability, build relationships, and act with integrity.

Join a team with a wide variety of experiences and knowledge, and work on global projects within a broad scope of therapeutic areas. We’re looking for people who want to grow personally and professionally and support their colleagues globally and cross-functionally.

Success Profile

Do you have these soft skills and interpersonal traits to succeed at Parexel?

  • Communicator
  • Detail-oriented
  • Flexible
  • Organized
  • Problem-solver
  • Self-starter

About This Role

Working with heart

At the end of the day we’re all patients. Because of this, the Parexel team takes our work personally and does it with empathy and heart. When our values align, there’s no limit to what we can achieve. Our clinical operating model drives effectiveness, reduces handoffs and increases employee, client and site satisfaction. As a Clinical Research Associate at Parexel, you will be joining a team with a wide variety of experiences and knowledge. We hire talent that takes initiative to do things better, smarter and faster- people who want to grow personally and professionally.

Your time here

At Parexel, the CRA role offers the opportunity to go beyond the role of a typical clinical monitor.  CRA’s are accountable for using their expertise to build and maintain the site relationship and ensure they are set up for success. As the clinical sites’ sole point of contact, this includes addressing and resolving site issues and questions. You will also manage site quality and delivery from site identification through to close-out.

As a CRA, Parexel will offer you world class technology and training catered to your individual experience. You can anticipate less travel and a lower protocol load in comparison to industry peers. Your hard work may be rewarded through a bonus incentive program, the opportunity to work within multiple therapeutic areas and an opportunity to advance your career in clinical research. If impact, flexibility, and career development appeal to you, Parexel may be your next home.

What you’ll do 

  • Leverage your expertise. Conduct qualification visits (QV), site initiation visits (SIV), monitoring visits (MV) and termination visits (TV) at assigned clinical sites and generate visit/contact reports.
  • Build relationships. Oversee integrity of the study and utilize problem-solving skills to promote rapport with the site and staff.
  • Protect patients. Review the performance of the trial at designated sites, ensure the rights and well-being of human subjects are safeguarded and are in accordance with protocol.
  • Drive productivity. Develop patient recruitment strategies in conjunction with the clinical site to meet enrollment timelines while also Ensuring compliance with the approved standard operating procedures (SOPs), protocol/amendment(s), GCP, and the applicable regulatory requirement(s).
  • Ensure quality. Evaluate the quality and integrity of the reported data, site efficacy and drug accountability.
  • Execute. Monitor completeness and quality of Regulatory Documentation and perform site document verification.

A little about us

Parexel is proud to be a leading Clinical Research Organization with team members across the globe. As a member of our team, you will get to know your colleagues on a personal level. Have a question? A clinical research leader, project team member, technology “super user” or colleague are a phone call away. Our clinical research teams meet regularly to have discussions in an open environment, allowing our team members to share their expertise and promote learning within the team. Management supports and encourages career growth through consistent performance discussions and evaluations. Whether your interest is to progress into a more senior level CRA role, into line management, Quality, Project Leadership or a variety of other positions, Parexel prides itself on career opportunities for our employees.

More about you

On your first day we’ll expect you to have:

  • 18+ months Clinical Research Associate (CRA) monitoring experience in clinical research with understanding of clinical trials methodology and terminology.
  • Bachelors or equivalent degree in biological science, pharmacy or other health related discipline.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills within a matrixed team.
  • Ability to work in a self-driven capacity with a sense of urgency and limited need for oversight.
  • A client focused approach to work with a flexible attitude with respect to assignments and new learning.
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks, evaluate a variety of unpredictable scenarios and achieve project timelines while being able to apply your understanding of study protocol(s).
  • An honest and ethical work approach to promote the development of life changing treatments for patients.
  • Strong computer skills, including but not limited to the knowledge of a Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS), Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) and MS-Office products such as Excel and Word.

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EEO Disclaimer

Parexel is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the United States includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Potential Career Path

Parexel offers various career paths and internal development programs for CRAs to advance to the next level. This could include enhancing your technical position, moving into management, or shifting to other areas of the business.

  • APEX CRA
  • CRA I
  • CRA II
  • Senior CRA
  • Project Management
    Subject Matter Expert
    People Management

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