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Clinical Study Monitor
Job#: 181280
Positions: 1
Posted: 04/02/2013
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Northborough, MA
Department: Clinical
Category: Clinical Research
Salary: Salary + Bonus (Commensurate w/ Experience)
Benefits: Full, Comprehensive Benefits
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Job Description

If you want diversity and career growth, you need to think about all the things you could do with BBA!

Our new Clinical Research Associate Monitor will be expected to grow with our Massachusetts-based clinical research organization. Start making a difference knowing that your work will support medical device research to improve the lives of patients. It looks a bit like this:

  • Be the face of BBA while you travel within the New England area to qualify, set up and monitor study sites. You will be responsible for about 3-8 sites depending on the complexity of the trial, so you have to enjoy traveling.
  • Demonstrate great organization and communication skills as you ensure each center has the trial materials, training and check that the investigator knows exactly what has to be done. Make sure that each site is meeting goals of enrolling patients in the sponsor’s trials and adhering to GCPs.
  • Visit the study site on a regular basis to check the patient data in the case report forms (CRFs) and resolve issues which may arise. You’ll need to show off some writing skills to report on the progress of each site and make sure all the work that goes out is of the highest quality. Recommend internal audits to ensure data integrity.
  • You will also support the Clinical Department in general and have the opportunity to be involved in multiple projects within multiple therapeutic areas.

The position also comes with things like a well-established company, competitive compensation, fabulous benefits, coworkers with a boatload of expertise to share, and a fun environment!


If you can accomplish the above with minimal supervision, you've got what it takes. Realistically though, you need at least a bachelors degree in the life sciences or nursing and great interpersonal skills to gain credibility with clients, sites, physicians and regulatory bodies. You also need to know ICH GCP regulations and be familiar with clinical protocols (especially medical device). You should have at least 2 years of Monitoring experience under your belt, preferably in medical devices.  Special knowledge in a therapeutic area; specifically cardiovascular, diabetic, and/or neurovascular is also required.  

A fabulous ability to communicate and keep everyone up to date on what is going on across multiple departments and with doctors and clients will be critical. You will be working with patient information, so unquestionable integrity and ethics and a very detail-minded skill set is also a necessity. The job requires a lot of self-motivation and the ability to assimilate information quickly. A professional attitude is essential! The people aspects of this job mean you will need to show an outgoing, confident and friendly personality.Oh, and don’t forget a good working knowledge of Word, Excel, Powerpoint and the ability to quickly learn new applications.

We’ve got a great reputation for integrity, quality and out-of-the box thinking in the marketplace and we expect the same from our team. Interested in learning more about your career with BBA?  Apply today!

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