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Clinical Research Monitor, UK

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The Clinical Research Monitor is responsible for the oversight of clinical research conducted at investigational sites to ensure compliance with study protocols, applicable regulatory standards, IRB/EC policies and procedures and business policies.  

A Day in the Life
  • Perform site monitoring visits in accordance with the study Monitoring Plan to ensure compliance with the Investigational Plan, Monitoring Plan, applicable regulatory, IRB/EC, and Medtronic standards, guidelines and policies
  • Communicate visit findings with site personnel and complete a written letter for distribution to the Principal Investigator and appropriate site personnel for follow-up
  • Prepare site visit reports and correspondence for all visits conducted in accordance with the study Monitoring Plan (through a CTMS)
  • Identify site needs, provide solutions to facilitate the clinical trial process
  • Act as a primary point of contact for study sites as requested
  • Assist in initial and ongoing site personnel training as required
  • Identification and escalation of protocol deviations, discrepancies in data, and non-compliance to study protocols, applicable regulations, Good Clinical Practices and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Collaborates with monitoring management and study team personnel towards securing Investigator compliance
  • Understand the study protocol and accompanying background information (e.g., Investigator Brochure, Report of Prior Investigations etc.)
  • Possess a working knowledge of disease state and investigational product
  • Possess understanding of regulatory requirements
  • Attend internal department and team meeting as requested
  • Adhere to all applicable Medtronic policies and procedures

In addition, the Clinical Research Monitor may:
  • Attend Investigator and/or Coordinator meetings
  • Provide input into final study site selection
  • Be involved in site management activities
Be assigned lead monitor responsibilities which include but are not limited to:
  • Providing input on study protocol, CRFs and other study documents
  • Authoring or assisting in the creation of Monitoring Plans, monitoring section of Data Management Plans, and source document worksheets
  • Assisting in the creation of corrective and preventive action plans and trending reports
  • Managing site assignments in collaboration with manager
  • Facilitating communication and information flow between assigned project teams and assigned monitors on project
  • Ensuring monitors are trained, current with project requirements and understand study milestones
  • Overseeing action item tracking and resolution status
  • Performing co-monitoring visits as needed
  • Ensuring Monitoring Plan requirements are being met and escalates risks
  • Attending Core/Study team meetings
Must Haves
  • Bachelor’s Degree in life sciences, nursing or other health related disciplines
  • Proven Clinical Research Associate / Monitoring experience 
  • Capable of clearly and effectively communicating verbally and in writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience working in a team/matrix environment requiring strong working relationship
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple therapeutic areas and projects simultaneously
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good understanding of  applicable regulations (e.g., Good Clinical Practices, ICH guidelines, FDA, EU Directive, etc.) Experience of conducting clinical research activities in a regulated environment
Nice to Haves
  • Previous experience working in medical devices
  • Completed all types of monitoring visits from Site Selection to Close Out
  • Willing to travel throughout the UK (and Ireland if required)
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