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Boston, MA, United States

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SHIFT: Work From Home

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Senior Clinical Research Associate 

This is a Work From Home position and you can be located anywhere in the United States to be eligible for this role. 

Sarah Cannon Development Innovations is a full-service contract research organization (CRO) that is committed to oncology. We offer strong scientific leadership, access to patients through Sarah Cannon Research Institute’s Site Management Organization (SMO) and relationships with other clinical sites, and experience in drug development and delivery of clinical trials from First-In-Man through registration level studies, making us the partner of choice for oncology.

Our differentiator is strong operational delivery in partnership with our Site Management Organization and physician leaders to deliver your program efficiently.

We work with Sarah Cannon Research Institute strategic and network sites throughout the United States, along with investigators at sites outside of the Sarah Cannon Research Institute network. This reach allows us to offer sponsors access to a diverse and dynamic patient population, spanning multiple tumor types and disease stages. These relationships further improve the depth and breadth of Sarah Cannon Development Innovations’ therapeutic expertise, enabling it to provide focused, strategic operational support.

Sarah Cannon, the global cancer enterprise of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), offers integrated cancer services with convenient access to state of the art therapies for those facing cancer in communities across the United States and United Kingdom.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

The Senior CRA (SCRA) is a high-profile role within the department; using their experience as a knowledge resource to help other CRAs develop their skills. The SCRA will provide expert advice, mentorship and general direction to clinical monitoring team activities for designated projects, and to monitor specified sites to ensure quality and integrity of data, compliance with SCRI or client’s standard operating procedures (SOPs), clinical monitoring plan, ICH GCP, regulatory standards, ensuring study completion on time and within budget.

The SCRA is an essential member of a Development Innovations project team responsible for the execution of a clinical research project. The degree of responsibility given to a SCRA shall reflect his/her experience and the level of contribution, which he/she can make to that project.

Your duties:

  • You will report directly to Manager, CRA on general issues
  • You will report to the Project Manager or Project Lead for study specific issues
  • You will conduct all activities according to the defined project-specific quality and performance standards as well as applicable SOPs, ICH/GCP, and local requirements
  • You will contribute to the departmental on-site Quality Control program by setting a schedule of site assessment visits for the project with the Services Monitoring Management Team.
  • You will ensure awareness of project-specific quality and performance standards (within Services Monitoring Standards) and ensure that these are well documented, communicated, and understood.
  • You will be accompanied by Project Manager, Project Lead, or CRA Manager on selected visits (qualification, initiation, monitoring, and close out visits.)
  • You will support the development and delivery of department training days.
  • You will actively participate in training sessions and workshops, including presenting reports from any conferences attended.
  • Practices and adheres to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”
  • During your employment with Sarah Cannon you will be routinely assigned training requirements. You are expected to complete any training assignments by the due date.



You should have:

  • Bachelor's College Degree (4 year program)
  • Three years direct oncology monitoring experience in Phases l - lll
  • Performed all visit types (site evaluation/selection, initiation, routine monitoring, and close-out)
  • Proven leadership skills
It would be helpful if you had:

  • At least five years direct oncology monitoring experience in Phase l – lll in solid and liquid tumor types
  • Have performed all visit types (site evaluation/selection, initiation, routine monitoring, and close-out)
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Previous experience in a Sr. CRA role

HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our practice managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Facility: HealthTrust
Job ID: 25319-BOS-CRA-SARA
Category: Other
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Work From Home
Job Class: Regular

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