Covance

  • Clin Res Assoc II

    Job Location(s) BR
    Job Number
    2018-20612
    Job Category
    Clinical Research Associate
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    Job Overview

    Are you a Clinical Research Associate who wants to work with one of leading global CROs in the industry? Covance is seeking CRAs with at least 2 years clinical monitoring experience NATIONWIDE, and has a variety of CRA needs in Phase II-IV and Phase I (Early Clinical Development) in multiple therapeutic areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, diabetes mellitus, endocrinology, etc. Whether you’re ready to make a move or just interested in learning more, apply TODAY and let’s talk together!

     

    Covance Brazil is committed to providing a clinical research career with purpose in a culture that values achievement. By joining our Clinical Trial Operations Team, you will work in a collaborative environment with the flexibility to pursue different clinical trials involving various compounds - giving you an excellent overview of best practices across the industry. Experience the global reach and therapeutic record of success from one of the few truly global drug development companies positioned to provide comprehensive clinical support from First-in-Human studies.

     

    Why CRAs choose Covance

    Working both field and home-based, our CRAs form strong connections with a team that works together to achieve shared success. As a CRA at Covance, you can expect to:

    • Build a long-term career path as you join a CRA team where people stay for an average of 6 to 10 years
    • Develop your skills through in-depth CRA training and mentoring, opening up new opportunities to further your career
    • Gain exposure to studies across early clinical development to late stage trials – and explore new opportunities across outside business units
    • Embrace our people-focused culture that helps you achieve a work/life balance and ensures your ability to focus on what's important to you
    • Work with top-notch people as you serve as a valuable partner to clinical sites

    What we’re looking for

    CRAs are the most successful at Covance with at least two years of clinical monitoring experience along with:

    • A university or college degree, or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing licensure)
    • Familiarity with following Standard Operating Procedures, ICH guidelines and GCP
    • Experience conducting pre-study, site initiation, routine monitoring and close out visits
    • Ability to negotiate study budgets with investigators and assist the Covance legal department with statements of agreements
    • Deep understanding of Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reporting
    • Therapeutic experience including but not limited to cardiovascular, diabetes, oncology, infectious disease, neuroscience, metabolism and vaccines
    • A valid driver’s license

     

     

    The CRA opportunity

    • Beyond the excellent compensation and comprehensive benefit package you'll receive as a Clinical Research Associate, joining Covance opens the door to many career opportunities. Learn more about what’s possible with a company who truly invests in you at http://covance.com/CRAcareers.Get to know Covance
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    • At Covance, we value your unique point of view and bold ideas to help bring innovative medicines to market and advance modern healthcare. Join our supportive team and see how our flexible work environment along with mentoring, training and career development can help you thrive personally and professionally.
    • Together, let’s shape new possibilities for your career and improve the lives of patients around the world.
    • Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity).
    • Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

    Education/Qualifications

    Minimum Required:

    • External Candidates: University or college degree, or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing licensure) and a minimum of 2 years of Clinical Monitoring experience.
    • Internal Candidates: Internal candidates with a minimum of 2 years of Clinical Monitoring experience
    • Thorough knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP including a basic understanding of regulatory requirements
    • Thorough knowledge of monitoring procedures
    • Basic understanding of the clinical trial process

     

    Preferred:

    • Thorough knowledge of Covance SOPs for site monitoring

    Experience

    Minimum Required:

    • External Candidates: University or college degree, or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing licensure) and a minimum of 2 years of Clinical Monitoring experience.
    • Internal Candidates: Internal candidates with a minimum of 2 years of Clinical Monitoring experience
    • Ability to monitor study sites independently according to protocol monitoring guidelines,
    • SOPs, GCP and ICH 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

     

    Preferred:

    • 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

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