Clinical Research Associate, 23723

Location Rochester, New York, NY
Date Posted April 15, 2018
Category Data Center
Job Type Full-Time


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Company Description

VetPharm, Inc. is the leading contract research organization dedicated exclusively to animal health.  We provide a full range of exceptional clinical research support services to pharmaceutical companies looking to introduce new veterinary products.  Our services include the planning, implementation, and management of late-stage ethical veterinary clinical trials throughout the United States.  These trials gather the data necessary to secure FDA approval of the proposed new product.  VetPharm’s goal is to make sure that every new product is thoroughly tested and properly documented so veterinarians can prescribe them with confidence.

The company was founded in April 2000 and currently employs five full-time professionals at its headquarters in East Rochester, New York.  Everyone at VetPharm is smart, ethical, accountable, energetic, detail-oriented, collaborative, and hard-working.  Are you?

Position Summary                                                                                                    

VetPharm's Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) are the primary administrative link between company management and operations in the field.  They facilitate the execution of veterinary clinical studies from concept to completion in accordance with applicable SOPs, GCPs, FDA regulations, and other recognized standards for clinical research.  CRAs have three principal responsibilities:

1. Data Quality.  CRAs assess the clinical data that VetPharm collects from its investigative sites around the country, performing quality control and ensuring strict protocol and regulatory compliance.

2. Sponsor Communication.  CRAs keep sponsor project teams fully-informed about their studies through regularly-scheduled teleconferences and weekly status reports.

3. Study Support.  CRAs ensure that each study site is thoroughly trained, regularly informed, and properly supplied to deliver superior study performance.


Reports to 

Manager – Clinical Operations

Key Interfaces

Investigators (i.e., study site veterinarians)

Site technicians and other study site personnel

Clinical service providers


Medical writers

Sponsor project teams

Supervisory Responsibility


While not having direct supervisory responsibility for any employees, CRAs do collaborate with VetPharm business partners and site personnel to ensure that study-related objectives and timelines are met.

Physical Requirements

Work is primarily sedentary in nature, but may require occasional local driving (post office, copy center, etc.).

Lifting light boxes and/or equipment (less than 20 pounds) may be required.

Work area is adequately heated, lighted, and ventilated.

Occasional travel may be required.

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