Clinical Research Associate

MD - Rockville
Feb 22, 2019
Feb 25, 2019
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.

Job Summary:

Westat is seeking a qualified clinical research associate to perform site monitoring visits. Opening available in our Rockville headquarters or a regional home-based office. 

Job Responsibilities:

· Conduct site initiation visits, interim visits, and close-out visits. · Developing site monitoring plans. · Support site compliance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP). · Write reports.

Basic qualifications: 

· A bachelor's degree in nursing or other health-related field with at least 8 years of clinical research experience required. · Knowledge of GCP Guidelines is required. · Fluent in both Spanish and English (verbal and written) is required.
Strong interpersonal skills, exceptional organizational and time-management skills, and writing skills are essential. The selected candidate must be willing to travel 10 days per month. Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history. Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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