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ICON is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. We specialize in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support Clinical Development – from compound selection to Phase I - IV clinical studies
ICON enjoys a strong reputation for quality and is focused on staff development. We make it our mission to attract the most diverse and creative minds into the business and we continually strive to provide opportunities for our people to excel, grow and build a great career. We understand that our greatest asset is the skills and talents of our people and they are truly what set us apart.

Post: Drug Safety Associate - 004549

Job Description:
This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast paced, busy environment for a leading global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries.  As part of our Medical & Safety Services Department, our DSA’s contribute to our culture of process improvement, perform case processing and safety review of clinical and diagnostic data and liaise with Sponsors, ICON project managers and investigational sites as required. 

Purpose of the Role
As a DSA, you will be expected to perform case processing for serious adverse events, serious and non-serious adverse drug reactions and other medically-related project information such as adverse events of special interest and clinical endpoints.
Provide input and review relevant safety tracking systems for accuracy and quality and assist with maintaining project files.  
Serve as a resource for investigational sites and ICON personnel on safety-related issues.  
Assist with generation of study specific procedures and with identifying out of scope activities in conjunction with the MSS Functional Lead.

Role Requirements
The successful candidate will have relevant clinical research/ pharmaceutical industry experience, preferably in pharmacovigilance/ drug safety, with knowledge of medical terminology and coding systems.
Must be fluent in written and verbal English with good communication skills and basic computer skills. Detail orientated and capable of working effectively within a team environment.
Medical/science background (nursing preferred) and/or bachelor’s degree or local equivalent.

Additional Information:
Location: Trivandrum- Chennai
Organization: Medical & Safety Srvs
Industry Type: Pharma/ Biotech/Clinical Research
Functional Area: CR

End Date: 10th Aug, 2013


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