ICON Clinical Research LVN / Research Assistant in San Antonio, Texas

At ICON, it's our People that set us Apart

Are you interested in improving your knowledge of Clinical Trials and contributing to our culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes of adding value to our business and meeting client needs?

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast paced, busy environment for a leading global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The Research Assistance (RA) will coordinate with the CRC to ensure execution of al clinical study protocol activities within Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Food Drug and Administration (FDA) regulations and requirements, sponsor expectations and ICON Development Solutions — San Antonio (IDS-SAT) standard operating procedures (SOPs). The RA has a basic understanding of research methods and various research study design to identify and ensure successful clinical studies preparation and execution of studies.

  • Overview of the Role*

  • Familiarize, understand and apply all SOPs applicable to job description.

  • Ability to understand protocol requirements.

  • Participate in the early planning phases of clinical study by providing assistance to the CRC.

  • Assist in preparation of study source document chards, screening packets, maintain clinical study enrollment logs, payment and tracking logs, assist in filing of study documents, assists in query resolutions.

  • Assist in admit set up (prepare arm bands, room assignments, coordinate training with clinical staff).

  • Attend initiation meetings with study assigned CRC.

  • Assist with set up for Study Team Meetings to include (pre-study, SIV, mock runs and staff training).

  • Assist with quality checks on source documents.

  • Assist with phone reminder contacts to subjects.

  • Assist with review of screening charts to assure that all required results have been filed and verify if subject qualifies for enrollment.

  • Participate in sponsor and monitor visits as required by the CRC.

  • To undertake other reasonably related duties as may be assigned from time to time from the CRC, CRC Manager, Director of Operations, and Principle/Sub Investigators.

  • Role Requirements / Skills / Experience Required*

  • Certified/Registered Medical Assistant (CMA/RMA), Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Registered Nurse (RN),Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) with at least two (2) years medical experience OR Bachelor’s degree with at least two (2) years medical experience.

  • Previous research experience preferred.

  • Excellent written, oral communications, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational and prioritization skills.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet varied deadlines.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

  • Self-starter with the ability to work alone and as part of a team.

  • Leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated professionalism and confidence.

We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.

In addition you will have the opportunity to develop within your role and take on further responsibilities or develop your skill set within other related departments of ICON.

  • What’s Next*

Following your application if you are successful you will be invited to an initial telephone interview with one of our dedicated recruiters who will be able to provide you with more details of this opportunity.

  • ICON is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.*