PPD Experienced Clinical Research Associate (CRA) - Home-Based South (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, Wilmington, NC or SC) in Wilmington, North Carolina

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PPD is now seeking CRA Level II, Senior CRA Level I and Senior CRA Level II candidates.

PPD offers CRAs. . . .

Our global team of experienced CRA Managers work to ensure that our CRAs have an appropriate work load, the tools they need to be successful and that there is a plan for their continued career advancement.

A clinical team approach to supporting sites, resulting in PPD CRAs being responsible for less administrative and site management tasks.

Benefits that take into consideration the needs of a CRA are a membership in an airline comfort club, a CRA travel reward program that rewards CRAs for their travel time

30-32 PTO and holidays annually (20 - 22 days of PTO, 9 paid company holidays and 1 floating holiday)

8-10 days a month on site not including travel working across one to three protocols

We are seeking tenacious, resilient CRAs who take ownership to join our global team. Join PPD in our relentless pursuit of excellence, apply now!

The Clinical Research Associate (CRA) performs and coordinates all aspects of the clinical monitoring and site management process in accordance with ICH Good Clinical Practices, FDA guidelines, local regulations and PPD Standard Operating Procedures.

Conducts site visits to assess protocol and regulatory compliance and manages required documentation Responsible for ensuring that data will pass international quality assurance audits. Represents PPD in the global medical research community and develops and maintains collaborative relationships with investigational sites. Required to travel 60-80% on average.

This is a home based position (remote, telecommute, virtual, work at home, work from home) in Alabama (AL), Arkansas (AR), Florida (FL), Georgia (GA), Louisiana (LA), Mississippi (MS), Wilmington, North Carolina (NC) or South Carolina (SC).


Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in a science related field or a Registered Nursing certification or equivalent certification/licensure from an appropriately accredited institution

Previous experience as a clinical research monitor that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to one year) or completion of PPD Drug Development Fellowship.

Valid Driver's License where applicable

In some cases an equivalent combination of education, professional training, and experience that provides the required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities may be considered

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Proven clinical monitoring skills

Demonstrated understanding of medical/therapeutic area knowledge and medical terminology

Demonstrated ability to attain and maintain a working knowledge of Good Clinical Practices and applicable Standard Operating Procedures

Good oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with medical personnel

Customer focus

Good organizational and time management skills

Effective interpersonal skills

Attention to detail

Proven flexibility and adaptability

Ability to work in a team or independently as required

Good computer skills: good knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn appropriate software

Good English language and grammar skills

Good presentation skills

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in an office/ laboratory/clinical/and/or home office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment.

Frequently drives to site locations. Frequently travels (60-80% of time) domestically with extended overnight stays.

Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms.

Personal protective equipment required such as protective eyewear, garments and gloves.

Exposure to fluctuating and/or extreme temperatures on rare occasions.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to work in an upright and /or stationary position for 6-8 hours per day.

Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.

Frequent mobility required.

Occasional crouching, stooping, with frequent bending and twisting of upper body and neck.

Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs.

Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.

Ability to communicate complex information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Frequently interacts with others to obtain or relate information to diverse groups.

Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence. Ability to perform under stress. Ability to multi-task.

Regular and consistent attendance.

Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability or protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and/or local law.

*Job: Clinical Management

*Organization: Clin Dev-United States (CLDUS)

*Title: Experienced Clinical Research Associate (CRA) - Home-Based South (AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, Wilmington, NC or SC)

*Location: United States

*Requisition ID: 142625