Senior CRA

Concord, CA

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We are currently searching for a skilled professional to join a well-known client’s team as a Senior CRA. Their work will have a direct impact on not just the organization but the larger clinical industry making this an amazing career opportunity. 


  • Assists with clinical trial operations
  • Evaluates, monitors and facilitates flow of clinical data to ensure accuracy
  • Manages activities of investigational sites to ensure compliance with protocol and overall clinical objectives
  • Manage investigational sites to ensure compliance with protocol and overall clinical objectives; including traveling to sites to conduct pre-study, initiation, interim and closeout visits and/or co-monitor with CRO or contract associates
  • Maintains a high level of professional expertise through familiarity with GCPs (domestic and international)
  • In collaboration with others, writes protocols, informed consent forms, study manuals, and final reports
  • Oversees and participates in development of case report forms, study start-up documents and study tracking tools
  • Collaborates with CROs and vendors to accomplish clinical objectives
  • Assists with the negotiation of investigational site budgets, site payments and assists with CRO management and payment
  • Participates in tracking of subject enrollment and collection of safety information for interim analyses
  • Participates in the writing and regular review of SOPs for clinical operations
  • Maintains central study files in a state of audit-readiness
  • Generates and distributes internal and external project team meeting minutes
  • Acts as company’s representative
  • May provide guidance to other personnel


  • Minimum five years of experience in clinical research
  • Knowledge of FDA regulatory requirements
  • Study-start-up experience
  • Exposure to blood related therapeutic
  • Global exp. specifically UK experience
  • Experience doing co-monitoring/site visits
  • Sponsor experience is not required, CRO experience fine
  • Must have experience on complex studies whether it be device, diagnostic, etc.  
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous, face paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Broad knowledge of medical terminology and industry
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Willing and able to travel (international and/or domestic) a minimum of 30% of time


  • BS or equivalent

To be a best-fit your strengths must include

  • Strong Communicator. You will have extensive correspondence that relies on you being conversant in regulatory guidelines and clinical terminology 
  • Organized. You’re an efficient time-manager and can handle the pressure of meeting multiple strict deadlines 
  • Ability to work independently and with a team: You will be collaborating and often contributing to discussions among internal teams; you also work effectively without a lot of support or structure 
  • Problem-Solvers.  As an action-oriented self-starter, you’re eager to apply your expertise in diagnosing inefficiencies, determining root causes, and recommending solutions to complex challenges
  • Personable. You establish and nurture highly effective relationships with colleagues and key stakeholders that support and advance project goals and objectives   
  • Credible. Thorough understanding of clinical methodologies and providing sound analytical support, you quickly establish credibility as a reliable resource  

About Advanced Clinical

Advanced Clinical is an award-winning clinical development organization that provides global services including CRO, Functional Support, Quality & Validation, Patient Recruitment and Retention, and Strategic Talent Acquisition solutions for pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device organizations. Our mission is to deliver a truly better clinical experience for our clients and candidates. To learn more about Advanced Clinical which has been named to Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces, Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies, and Best of Staffing Talent & Client, visit

Regarding your application

Please know that every completed application is carefully reviewed by the Advanced Clinical recruitment team. We understand the time commitment that is needed to prepare an application, so we respect your effort by thoughtfully reviewing and responding to each application. In return, we ask for your patience as careful review takes time, and we may not be able to respond to every application immediately.

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