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Clinical Research Associate

St. Joseph Hospital & Medical Center Phoenix, Arizona
Requisition ID 2022-250615 Employment Type Full Time Department Research - Cro Activities Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 08:00-05:00PM Remote No Category Research

Hello humankindness Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix ArizonaSt. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy St. Josephs was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later St. Josephs remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care medical education and research. St. Josephs includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute Norton Thoracic Institute Cancer Center at St. Josephs Ivy Brain Tumor Center and St. Josephs Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics neuro-rehabilitation orthopedics and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Josephs among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition St. Josephs boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Josephs and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Childrens Hospital.St. Josephs is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizonas healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizonas Most Admired Companies.Look for us on Facebookand follow us on Twitter.For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.


This position will report directly to the BNI Clinical Research Organization (CRO) Program Manager. The CRA position will independently be responsible for clinical monitoring activities and overall project administration to oversee the progress of multi-center, investigator initiated, or industry sponsored clinical studies throughout the United States and Canada. The CRA will travel to assigned clinical research sties to conduct approx. 25-30 clinical trial monitoring visits each year, and will also complete remote/centralized monitoring visits to ensure clinical studies are conducted, recorded, and reported in accordance with the protocol, standard operating procedures (SOPs), International Conference on Harmonization- Good Clinical Practice (ICH-GCP) guidelines, and all applicable regulatory requirements. The CRA will be responsible for the timely reporting of all monitoring visit findings, and is expected to complete comprehensive monitoring reports and associated deliverables to provide back to the Sponsor and the clinical sites. Additionally, the CRA role will oversee clinical site training activities and, conduct remote webinar and onsite protocol training for Physician Site Investigators, Clinical Research Coordinators, Research Nurses, and other delegated healthcare study personnel. The CRA will be responsible for managing all monitoring visit travel arrangements and travel expense reporting activities in accordance with Dignity Health’s travel and expense purchasing policy. The CRA role will actively participate in departmental quality control and program development activities as directed by the BNI CRO Program Manager.



  • Undergraduate degree or its international equivalent in clinical, science, or health related field from an accredited institution required or a healthcare professional licensure such as a Registered Nurse or Physical Therapist.

  • 2-3 years of clinical research experience required or a combination of equivalent experience and education.

  • Excellent written /oral communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills required.

  • Good presentation skills and ability to effective

  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively navigate a matrix organizational structure and effectively lead cross functional teams.

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) to effectively communicate complex information and processes.


  • CCRA or CCRP certification preferred

  • Electronic Data Capture System (EDC) skills preferred


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