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Senior Clinical Research Associate - Toronto, Canada (Science & Biotech)
Toronto, ON M4B 1B3
Recruited by: Kellie Pharr | Recruiter | DOCS See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: DOCS
  • Industry: Science & Biotech
  • Compensation: Salary
  • Expires: May 12, 2019
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Job Description

DOCS Global is the premier resource provider in the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. We currently have an exciting opportunity available in Toronto, Canada.

The Senior Site Manager serves as primary contact point between the sponsor and the investigational site. A Site Manager is assigned to trial sites ensuring inspection readiness through compliance with the clinical research protocol, company's Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), codes of Good Clinical Practice (GCP), applicable regulations and guidelines from start-up through data-base lock. Responsibilities include site selection, pre-trial assessment, subject recruitment and retention planning, site initiation, monitoring and close-out. Partner with the CTA/IDA, LTM and GTM to ensure overall site management while performing trial related activities for assigned protocols. May contribute to process improvement, training and mentoring of other Site Managers.

1. Participates in site feasibility and/or pre-trial site assessment visits, providing recommendation from local area about site/investigator selection in collaboration with the trial team
2. Attends/participates in investigator meetings as needed.
3. Responsible for executing activities within site initiation and start-up, site monitoring, site management and site/study close-out according to internal SOPs/WIs/IFUs and policies.
4. Ensures site staff is trained and the corresponding training records are complete and accurate at any time point during all trial phases.
5. Contributes to site level recruitment strategy and contingency planning and implementation in partnership with other functional areas to achieve clinical research target.
6. Ensures site study supplies (such as Non-IP, lab kits, etc.) are adequate for trial conduct.
7. Ensures that clinical drug supplies are appropriately used, handled and stored and returns are accurately inventoried and documented.
8. Arranges for the appropriate destruction of clinical supplies
9. Ensures that all AEs/SAEs/PQCs are reported within the required reporting timelines and documented as appropriate.
10. Maintains complete, accurate and timely data and essential documents in systems utilized for trial management (e.g. CTMS, eTMF/IF, Trial Master Source and Sharepoints.
11. Fully documents trial related activities in particular monitoring. Writes visit reports and uploads into eTMF within 5 working days for review and approval. Complete follow-up letter to communicate relevant information and required corrective action to the investigator and
his/her team with 15 working days. Promptly communicates relevant status information and issues to appropriate stakeholders.
12. Works closely with LTM to ensure CAPA is completed for QA site audits and for quality issues identified at the site during routine monitoring and other visit types, e.g. OSQMV.
13. Prepares trial sites for close out, conduct final close out visit.
14. Tracks costs at site level and ensure payments are made, if applicable.
15. Establishes and maintains good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, in particular investigators, trial coordinators and other site staff.
16. May contribute to process improvement and training.
17. Must have experience in Clinical Research
• Usually 2-4 years’ experience monitoring on site
• Specific therapeutic area experience may be required depending on the position.
• Strong working knowledge of ICH-GCP, company standard operating procedures, local laws and regulations, assigned protocols and associated protocol specific procedures including monitoring guidelines.
• Strong IT skills in appropriate software and company systems. Willingness to travel with occasional overnight stay away from home.
A minimum of a BA/BS degree (or equivalent experience) is required.
• A degree in a health or science related field is preferred.
• A minimum of 3 years of clinical trial monitoring experience is preferred.

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