Clinical Research Associate (Remote)

Rockville, VA
Sep 21, 2022
Nov 09, 2022
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.

Job Summary:
Westat is seeking qualified clinical research associates to perform site monitoring visits. Activities include conducting site initiation visits, interim visits, and close-out visits, writing reports, and supporting site compliance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

Job Responsibilities: 
•    Review study protocols.
•    Providing clinical site protocol training. 
•    Conduct in-person and/or remote clinical and laboratory site monitoring including qualification, initiation, interim, pharmacy, and close-out visits.
•    Performing in-house data and/or document monitoring.
•    Reviewing and tracking requirements for site activation.
•    Assess site performance quality and support quality improvement, as needed.

Basic Qualifications:
•    A bachelor's degree, preferably in nursing or other health-related field with at least 10 years of clinical research experience and knowledge of GCP Guidelines is required.

Minimum Qualifications:
•    Willing to travel 10 days per month.
•    Strong organizational and time-management skills, writing skills. • Knowledge of medical terminology. 
•    Demonstrated communication skills.
•    Collaboration with teams, managers and/or clients.
•    Detail oriented.

Preferred Qualifications: 
•    Infectious disease clinical trials research.
•    Clinical research study coordinator.
Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account


Protecting the health and safety of our employees and survey participants is a top priority for Westat. As a federal government contractor, Westat will require Westat staff, regardless of work location, to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon hire and to follow all safety protocols, subject to approved accommodations under applicable law.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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