Senior Clinical Research Associate

pleasanton, CA 94588

Posted: 08/23/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 16319

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Senior Clinical Research Associate to be part of our client’ s team in Pleasanton. This is an opportunity to work with the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world' s 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations.

Our Client’ s culture is highly collaborative, offers an environment that encourages employees to expand their knowledge in order to make a profound impact on patients’ lives. This could explain why their company has been recognized as one of the “ Top Twenty Employers” in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals by Science Careers.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

You can find additional information on our company website at

Senior Clinical Research Associate:

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat life threatening conditions.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation.
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Works under moderate guidance and participates in the planning  and implementation clinical research projects; contributes technical and clinical operations expertise 
  • May co-ordinate the activities of relevant colleagues within the Company and investigators to ensure compliance with the overall scientific study objectives. May work with international investigators and key customers as well.
  • Travels to field sites to monitor studies.
  • Under moderate guidance; plans and prepares studies.
  • Reviews study protocols, reports and manuscripts. Contribute technical and clinical operations expertise for these documents
  • Works with Data Management and Biostatistics staff on the design of documents and processes for the collection of study data from participating sites.
  • Collects and maintains legal and regulatory documentation, as applicable.
  • Manages training and coordinating certification of study site personnel.
  • Ensures accurate and complete study management/data collection and transfer to data management.
  • Ensures site compliance with regulations and study protocol.
  • Monitors the sites and provides technical assistance, as necessary.
  • Manages material logistics for the studies.
  • Conducts reference material testing in-house.
  • Organizes investigator meetings, as necessary.
  • May act as a lead for assigned projects and/or Project Team Meetings.
  • Evaluates and escalates decisions impacting project team and/or work area(s) and/or broader organization.   
  • Maintains a high level of professional expertise through familiarity with scientific literature, Company product portfolio, and competitive environments.  
  • Processes and applies specific knowledge to the completion of difficult work assignments.     

Summary of Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in scientific discipline or related field required, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in clinical study coordination, clinical site monitoring or clinical study management is required, 7+ preferred.
  • Prior experience with current Good Clinical Practices (cGCP) and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is preferred.
  • A background in biomedical/healthcare services with laboratory experience preferred.
  • Excellent skills in basic computer applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Well organized and detail oriented.
  • Impeccable record keeping and filing skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to give presentations and teach others.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team, and also work independently on assigned tasks

Ethan Christenson
Scientific Recruiter

If you are looking for career growth or new opportunities you have come to the right place! Here at Bayside solutions we specialize in relationship based recruiting, we are focused and determined to take your career in the direction you want it to go. I would love to talk to you about your career objectives, sports, traveling, or anything else that interests you. I look forward to getting to know you and where you want to go!
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