Vacancy for Drug Safety Associate in Bioclinica

Bioclinica is utilizing data and technology to enable more efficient trial conduct. We are looking at ways to reduce the size of the trials, provide greater clarity into the effect of the drug, and to reduce the amount of complexity in the trial. We do this by improving trial design and utilizing advanced analytics to identify patients who would be high responders for a particular clinical trial.

Post : Drug Safety Associate

Job Description
As Case Processor:
• Responsible for data entry of individual case safety reports into the safety database.
• Review and evaluate AE case information to determine required action based on and following internal policies and procedures
• Process all incoming cases in order to meet timelines
• Full data entry including medical coding and safety narrative

As Medical Coder
• Responsible for coding all medical history, events, drugs /procedures/indications and laboratory tests according to the appropriate dictionary (For e.g. MedDRA, Company Product Dictionary, WHO-DD)
• As Narrative Writer
• Responsible for writing medically relevant safety narrative of cases and checking the completeness and accuracy of the data entered in the various fields.

As Call Handler
• Handles all product‐specific complaints/inquiries and listens to voicemail recordings
• Performs outbound call follow‐up to obtain missing or additional details.
• Enters PC/Inquires in Synowledge PC tools

Other Responsibilities:
• Following up with sites regarding outstanding queries.
• Follow-up on reconciliation of discrepancies.
• Follow departmental AE workflow procedures.
• Closure and deletion of cases.
• Perform submission activities when trained and assigned.
• Understanding and application of good documentation.
• Perform any other drug safety related activities as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills:
• Basic competence with medical and therapeutic terminology.
• Ability to work independently but guided by documented procedures, with appropriate support.
• Able to work effectively as part of a team.
• Understanding of patient safety regulatory obligations.
• Should be familiar regulatory &Pharmacovigilance guidelines.
• Should be familiar with Pharmacovigilance terminology.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Ability to deliver within established timelines.
• Fluency in English and excellent comprehension.
• Computer literate.
• Relevant product and industry knowledge.
• Experience with relevant software applications

Candidate Profile
• Qualified to Degree Level in Biosciences or an Appropriate Healthcare or Pharmaceutical Industry
• Background Communication Skills: Requires a proactive approach and excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills required to interact with clients, management, and peers effectively.
• Effective cross‑ departmental communication. Ability to document and communicate problem/resolution and information/ action plans.

Additional Information
Experience : 3-4 years
Qualification : B.Pharm, M.Pharm
Location : Mysore
Industry Type : Pharma/ Healthcare/ Clinical research
Functional Area : MICC
End Date : 5th February, 2019

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