Full Time

Clin Res Assoc II

Posted 2 months ago
Application ends: November 1, 2021
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Job Description

Job Overview

  • The below statements are intended to describe the general nature of the job and are not

intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties.

  • 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

  • Responsible for all aspects of site management as prescribed in the project plans
  • General On-Site Monitoring Responsibilities
  • Ensure the study staff who will conduct the protocol have received the proper

materials and instructions to safely enter patients into the study

  • Ensure the protection of study patients by verifying that informed consent

procedures and protocol requirements are adhered to according to the applicable

regulatory requirements

  • Ensure the integrity of the data submitted on Case Report Forms (CRFs) or other

data collection tools by careful source document review

  • Monitor data for missing or implausible data
  • 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

  • Ensure audit readiness at the site level
  • Travel, including air travel, may be required and is an essential function of the job.
  • Prepare accurate and timely trip reports
  • Responsible for all aspects of registry management as prescribed in the project plans
  • Undertake feasibility work when requested
  • Participate in and follow up on Quality Control Visits (QC) when requested
  • 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

  • Might be requested to work in a client facing environment
  • Track and follow up on Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reporting, process production of

reports, narratives and follow up of SAE

  • Independently perform CRF review; query generation and resolution against

established data review guidelines on Covance or client data management systems

as assigned by management

  • Assist with training, of new employees, e.g. co-monitoring
  • Coordinate designated clinical projects as a Local Project Coordinator (with

supervision, if applicable), and may act as a local client contact as assigned

  • 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). An equivalent amount of

experience can be substituted as appropriate.

  • Thorough knowledge of ICH Guidelines and understanding of local regulatory


  • Thorough knowledge of monitoring procedures
  • Basic understanding of the clinical trial process
  • Valid Driver’s License


  • Thorough knowledge of Company SOPs regarding site monitoring


Minimum Required:

  • A minimum of 1 (One) year of Clinical Monitoring experience is preferred, or an

equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the key

responsibilities of the job can be substituted.

  • Ability to monitor study sites independently according to protocol monitoring

guidelines, SOP, and local regulatory Guidelines

  • Have a full understanding of the Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reporting, process

production of reports, narratives and follow up of SAEs

  • Good planning, organization and problem- solving abilities
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical and negotiation skills
  • Computer competency
  • Fluent in local office language and in English, both written and verbal
  • Works efficiently and effectively in a matrix environment


  • One (1) or more additional years of experience in a related field (i.e. medical,

clinical, pharmaceutical, laboratory, research, data analysis, data management or

technical writing) is preferred, however an equivalent combination of education

and experience to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job.


Covance is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.