Job ID R-417555 Date posted 11/09/2021 Apply

Clinical Research Associate, Sample Collection SME (Sparks, MD)

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Job Description

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

Clinical Research Associate, Sample Collection SME plays an integral role in the Associate Sample Collection Program (ASCP) at BD

Job Description:

The purpose of the Clinical Research Associate position is to provide Site Management and Study Monitoring for clinical studies conducted by Global Clinical Affairs (GCA).   Clinical studies may range from simulated use studies (employing a clinician to use the device in a simulated environment) to complex studies in human subjects and/or specimens that may include devices, in vitro diagnostics (IVDs), drugs, or drug/device combinations. 


The Clinical Research Associate serves as a Site Manager and Study Monitor for moderate to complex studies in compliance with Good Clinical Practices, and all National and Local Regulations.  They may also perform the role of Lead Monitor on studies as required, and/or mentor a Study Monitor assigned to a project.

*This position is primarily designated for work on the Associate Sample Collection Program (ASCP); a BD Internal Collection Program only.* 

Responsibilities include:

  • Effectively manage clinical study sites

  • Conduct training with site personnel as needed on an ongoing basis

  • Perform on-site, remote and/or in-house monitoring activities

  • Assist with maintenance of the Trial Master File or electronic Trial Master File

  • Create study specific documentation

  • Assist in training of Associate-level CRA staff as needed

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required, professional certification preferred e.g. ACRP, SOCRA, RAPS

  • 4 years of clinical research experience including a minimum of 3 years’ experience in field monitoring

  • 3 years of clinical laboratory experience required

  • Quick and easy adaptability to changes and directives

  • Able to understand instructions and follow directions and seek clarification if unsure or in an ambiguous situation

  • Able to communicate effectively with team members and site personnel

  • Good computer literacy skills with various Microsoft Products, (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel and etc.)

  • Ability to adequately work with various electronic Data Capture systems (eDC) and Clinical Data Management Systems (CDMS) and Clinical Trial Management Systems (i.e. electronic Trial Master File systems)  

  • Able to manage time and tasks appropriately with minimal supervision

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and strict adherence to ICH/GCP guidelines

Work Environment / Travel

  • Works onsite at BD Sparks, MD site

  • relocation or sponsorship not available for this role

  • Willingness to Travel up to 30% – 50% of the time (Domestic and International) if required in the future

Employment at BD is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are or will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law. 

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A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

Employment at BD is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are or will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law. 

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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