The Clinical ResearchAssociate II (CRA II) will perform monitoring and site management activitiesfor Phase I-IV clinical research projects to assess the progress of clinicalprojects at assigned investigative / physician sites (either on site or remotely)and to ensure clinical projects are conducted, recorded, and reported inaccordance with the protocol, Company and Sponsor standard operating procedures(SOPs), ICH-
GCP and / or all applicable local and federal regulatoryrequirements.Performs all tasksroutinely and independently, seeking guidance as needed.
site or remotely) ensuring regulatory, ICH-GCP and / orGood Pharmacoepidemiology Practice (GPP) and protocol compliance.Uses judgment and experience to evaluateoverall performance of site and site staff and to provide recommendations regardingsite-
specific actions; immediately communicates / escalates serious issues to theproject team and develops action plans.Maintainsa working knowledge of ICH / GCP Guidelines or other applicable guidance,relevant regulations, and company SOPs / processes.
Demonstrates diligence inprotecting the confidentiality of each subject / patient. Assesses factors thatmight affect subject / patient’s safety and clinical data integrity at aninvestigator / physician site such as protocol deviation / violations andpharmacovigilance issues.
oAssesses site processes
oConducts Source Document Review of appropriate site source documents andmedical records
oVerifies required clinical data entered in the case report form (CRF) isaccurate and complete
oApplies query resolution techniques remotely and on site, and providesguidance to site staff as necessary, driving query resolution to closure withinagreed timelines
oUtilizes available hardware and software to support the effectiveconduct of the clinical study data review and capture
oVerifies site compliance with electronic data capture requirements
Verifies issues or risks associated with blinded orrandomized information related to IP. Applies knowledge of GCP / localregulations and organizational procedures to ensure IP is appropriately(re)labelled, imported and released / returned.
Ensures theinvestigator / physician site is aware of the requirement of archiving essentialdocuments in accordance with local guidelines and regulations.
Supports subject / patient recruitment, retention and awarenessstrategies.Enters data into trackingsystems as required to track all observations, ongoing status and assigned actionitems to resolution.
Mustbe able to quickly adapt to changing priorities to achieve goals / targets.
specific site team members are trained and compliant withapplicable requirements.
completes assigned trainingas required.
oSitesupport throughout the study lifecycle from site identification through close-out
oKnowledgeof local requirements for real world late phase study designs
oChartabstraction activities and data collection
oCollaborationwith Sponsor affiliates, medical science liaisons and local country staff
oThe SMAII may be requested to train junior staff
oIdentifyand communicate out of scope activities to Lead CRA / Project Manager
oProactivelysuggest potential sites based on local knowledge of treatment patterns, patientadvocacy and Health Care Provider (HCP) associations
Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this jobdescription are not exhaustive. The Company, at its sole discretion and with noprior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities.
Equivalent experience, skills, and / or education will also be considered soqualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the JobDescription.
The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine whatconstitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above.
Further,nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract.Occasionally, required skills / experiences for jobs are expressed in briefterms.
Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with allobligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates,including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to therecruitment and employment of its employees.