Medical Research Associate II

  1. Groningen
  1. ICON Full Service & Corporate Support
  2. Clinic
  3. Office Based

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ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.
With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.
Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

The Role:

Clinic Tasks:

• Minimum of 2 years at the MRA II level or showing proficiency at the previous level and able to perform all MRA I and MRA II requirements.

• Able to demonstrate knowledge of Shift Lead duties and capable of filling as Shift Lead when needed.

• Demonstrate ability to manage clinic floor in a professional and low stress manner (answering questions, helping with setup, re-work schedules, etc.)

• Proficient in LAPS (able to print study packets and setup studies).

• Actively participate as a lead on studies (work with CSM to review protocol, source documents, set up and carry out study specific training).

• Is a catalyst for improvement and change through constructive feedback and active participation in process changes

To be successful in the role, you will have:

• Complete understanding and application of drug development process.

• Demonstrates advanced application of study database.

• Proficient understanding of project specific protocols.

• Supervises the subjects safety and data integrity.

• Extensive experience in multitasking clinical procedures.

• Demonstrates advanced leadership and supervisor skills.

• Experience on how to identify the opportunity and picture the desired outcome.

• Uses critical reasoning skills to solve complex problems in a fast paced environment.

• Solutions are thorough, practical and consistent with ICON's objectives.

• Recommends and implements enhancements to department processes.

• Works without supervision of functional manager.

• Develops solutions independently and supervises less senior clinical staff

Education and Experience

• High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.

• Degree in a clinical health-related area from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience preferred.

• Read, write, and speak Dutch and English.

• 3+ years’ work experience in a medical or a clinical field

• Advanced degree or appropriate medical education/license preferred

• Four years of equivalent work experience preferred.

• Outstanding multitask performance and supervisor skills.

• Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification and ILS

Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That’s why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture – one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.

ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.


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