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Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

Ocular Therapeutix, Inc


Location:
Bedford, Massachusetts
Date:
03/29/2017
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Clinical Operations
Ocular Therapeutix, Inc
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Job Details

Reporting to the Clinical Project Manager, this is a great opportunity for an energetic and organized person looking to grow their Clinical career. In this position you will assist and provide support to the members of the clinical trial team in order to facilitate the clinical trial processes including execution of clinical trials. The CRA will assist the following: designing, implementing and maintaining clinical trials; writing protocols, case report forms and consent forms; and recruiting and selecting investigators and ensuring good clinical practices are followed.

Responsibilities of the CRA:

  • Ensure that documentation from investigators and investigational sites meets FDA/GCP/ICH requirements
  • Assist in designing, planning, and implementing a variety of clinical research projects
  • Assist in the design of study protocol, case report forms, informed consent to allow for accurate and thorough data collection to support the product through the approval process
  • Review study records including case report forms, consent forms, and other materials
  • Assist site coordinators, investigators, field clinical staff, CRO (as applicable) in collecting data in a timely manner that meets the protocol requirements
  • Organize data in systematic manner to allow for efficient and accurate clinical reports.
  • Perform site visits to ensure regulatory and study requirements are being fulfilled
  • Provide on-site support in the operating room or clinic during clinical study procedures
  • Serve as a resource to site coordinators, investigators, and other staff members regarding investigational products and protocols.
  • Interface with clinical, regulatory, sales, marketing and administrative staff as necessary to accomplish the above responsibilities

Requirements

Qualifications of the CRA:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Health or Science field preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literacy, proficiency in MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to travel approximately 35-40% for site training, clinical study procedure support, monitoring responsibilities and educational seminars