Clinical Research Associate
The George Institute is a global, health and clinical research organisation; we employ over 600 staff people worldwide, with projects operating in more than 50 countries.
Our Critical Care and Trauma (CC&T) Division has established an international track record in programs of Critical Care research including high-quality, large-scale, randomized controlled trials, cohort and observational studies. To help support these studies we are looking for a proactive Clinical Research Associate (CRA).
The CRA will be part of several study teams assisting with execution and completion of multiple CC&T trials currently running in the CC&T Division.
This is a full time role however we would be willing to consider part time for the right candidate. The position is fixed term for 12 months.
- Prepare for, plan, organise and conduct site initiation visits and investigator meetings with/for the Project Manager
- Prepare ethics committee submissions
- Motivate and train investigators and ensure that the study site personnel have a good understanding of the protocol, the investigational product and the requirements of the study and that they can fulfill their obligations to conduct the study accurately and to deadlines
- Site management responsibilities, including but not limited to:
- Monitor trial progress at the site and implement strategies as required to ensure adherence to the study protocol, study procedure manual, SOPs, ICH/GCP and other applicable regulatory and ethical guidelines
- Assist participating site personnel in the local management of the study where required
- Ensure adverse events, serious adverse events and medical events of interest are appropriately documented and reported according to the study protocol and applicable regulatory and ethical requirements
- Organise and manage the trial files, including in-house and site trial files, to ensure they are appropriately filed, managed and stored
- Detect and report protocol deviations and implement corrective measures as required
- Complete all monitoring visit and progress reports accurately and within the predetermined timeframe
- Regularly update project tracking tools and systems
- Coordinate, track and process invoices for study payments to investigational sites and vendors, accurately and in a timely manner
- Manage effective communication with internal and external project staff and key stakeholders (Investigators, Committee members and Research Coordinators, etc)
KEY SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
- Tertiary qualifications in a related science or health care discipline with experience within an ICU environment
- At least 1 year clinical research experience (particularly within ICU research setting)
- Combined experience from industry and academic organisations highly desirable
- Excellent working knowledge of ICH/GCP and ethical and regulatory requirements
- Understanding of medical terminology and physiology
- Excellent interpersonal skills, presentation skills and the ability to work well and flexibly ie autonomously, in small teams and with a wide range of varying stakeholders
- Excellent organisational skills - ability to organise, take initiative and follow up independently
- Strong computer skills particularly with MS Word, PowerPoint & Excel
- Ability and willingness to travel if required (potentially up to 50%), hold a current NSW driving licence and be on 24 hour call
- Ability to see the big picture, yet still focus on detail and quality of work
The George Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders; people who identify as LGBTI; mature-aged adults and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
To apply for this job go to http://thegeorgeinstitute.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies/3254468/title/Clinical-Research-Associate. Applications close on 31 January 2017.
Type of career: Jobs
Application close date: 31/01/2017