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At VitalConnect, our common mission is to save lives and enhance patient care by providing elegant monitoring solutions. We invite you to come join us in making a difference.

Current Openings

Clinical Research Associate

Location: San Jose, CA
Date Posted: 10-17-2018
Clinical Research Associate
VitalConnect is delivering a revolutionary solution for in-hospital and outpatient care to address the growing need for patient data connectivity. We leverage extensive expertise in biomedical engineering, data analytics, chip design, and mobile and cloud software to create technology that supports decision-making paradigms that achieve better health and economic outcomes. VitalConnect’s products are designed for use in a broad range of inpatient and outpatient settings, such as hospital monitoring, post-discharge care, cardiac monitoring and pharmaceutical solutions.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Clinical Excellence team as a Clinical Research Associate at VitalConnect. As a critical part of the product/solution team, the goal of the Clinical Excellence team is to ensure our products and solutions meet and exceed desired clinical outcomes and customer experience specifications.
Your challenge:
Our Clinical Research Associates will be involved in the development, implementation, and management of our products and solutions. You will also be responsible for coordinating the in-house (internal) operational aspects of clinical studies. Our CRAs directly interface with various functional groups such as Research & Development, Sales/Marketing, Product Development, and Quality/Regulatory. In the field, you will regularly interact with nursing staff and hospital decision makers to ensure that VitalConnect delivers the complete potential of our innovative solutions.

  • Assists with the management of studies by coordinating daily operations including methods, workflow and implementation of procedures
  • Prepares detailed reports surrounding study, study progress, and findings
  • Maintains organization, preparation and ordering of supplies required for clinical studies
  • Assists in preparation of study related materials and training materials
  • Coordinates preparation of key documents for submission to IRB
  • Develops and maintains tracking mechanisms for all study-related documents
  • Trains and establishes effective relationships with external customers
  • Assists in various projects as assigned
  • Provides study site support and monitoring as a CRA function, if required. This may include CRA functional aspects for both internal and external studies
  • Traveling up to 20%
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and organizational skills
  • Able to successfully manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work independently or as a team player in cross-functional projects
  • Employs extensive judgement and experience to plan and accomplish goals
  • Friendly and approachable; enjoys developing relationships at all levels of the organization, from the receptionist to the CEO
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software
  • Passionate about making a positive change in people’s lives
  • BS/BA degree in a life science, nursing, health-related field OR equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2 year experience directly supporting clinical research or relevant experience in medical/scientific area
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  • Working knowledge of FDA regulations and clinical trial monitoring
Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
  • Certified as a CRA (CCRA, CCRP) or other CRA certification strongly preferred
  • Strong current and prior medical device clinical trial development and support experience both large and small scale

Benefits at VCI include:
  • Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits paid 100% by Vital Connect for employee and dependents!
  • Pre IPO Stock
  • Lunch catered daily (TOGO's, Premier Pizza, Subway, Gotta Eatta Pitta, Rangoli India, Panda Express, BBQ, and many more!)
  • Morning snacks provided (Hi5 Fruit, Whole Foods, Noah's Bagels, Hobee's)
  • Free on-site gym
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