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Stryker Clinical Research Associate (Remote) in Des Moines, Iowa

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. We are currently seeking a Clinical Research Associate to join our Trauma and Extremities Division to be in Mahwah, NJ or remotely anywhere within the Mid-West, Central or East Coast region of the United States.

Who we want

Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and are driven to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.

• Meticulous documenters. Detail-oriented people who enjoy maintaining meticulous documentation of reports, metrics, proposals, and presentations.

Self-directed initiators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.

• Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or identifying opportunities.

• Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.

What you will do

As a Clinical Research Associate (CRA), you will interact directly with institutions and investigators, and will drive research initiatives and ensure alignment with strategic goals. You will be responsible for tasks that require a high degree of attention to detail and accuracy. You will be working with an international team of colleagues and investigators who are driven to deliver high quality results that make an impact on the quality of healthcare around the world.

  • Work in a virtual team environment, requiring that you be highly engaged, communicate effectively and maintain accurate and timely tracking and documentation.

  • Take lead roles in the development and execution of studies designed to support clinical evidence of device safety and performance.

  • Demonstrate excellent organizational, decision-making, and time management skills in a fast-paced environment.

  • Build and maintain excellent working relationships with KOLs and colleagues.

  • Coordinate and execute research projects, including clinical study plan and protocol development, contracting, auditing and monitoring, and close-out activities.

  • Ensure operational aspects of the studies are being conducted in accordance with all relevant ethical and government standards, GCPs, and Stryker Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Maintain a high level of professional expertise through familiarity with scientific literature, product portfolio, and the competitive and healthcare environments.

  • Executes clinical trial research, evaluates and analyzes clinical data.

  • Maintain clinical and regulatory files, as well as clinical inventory intended for distribution to investigational sites.

  • Coordinate activities of associates and investigators to ensure compliance with protocol and overall clinical objectives.

  • Support new and ongoing clinical research and clinical trials and ensures efficient and timely processing of confidentiality agreements and clinical agreements.

  • Maintains a high level of professional expertise through familiarity with clinical literature and participates in project team meetings.

  • May draft materials including informed consent documents, draft source documents, patient instruction guides, protocols, and case report forms.

  • Conduct clinical monitoring of field sites to supervise and coordinate clinical studies.

What you need

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree (B.S. or B.A.) required, preferably with Health Sciences or other related technical discipline or licensed Registered Nurse required.

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a clinical study administration role required.

  • Fundamental knowledge and good understanding of GCPs, clinical study development process, and logistics required.

  • Certificate Degree in Clinical Research or CCRA (Certified Clinical Research Associate) credentials preferred.

Work From Home: Remote

Travel Percentage: 50%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at www.stryker.com

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