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Company: PPD
Location: Akron
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTIONPPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. At PPD, we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose- to improve health!
Accelerated Enrollment Solutions (AES) is a business unit of PPD that helps biopharmaceutical companies overcome patient recruitment and research site challenges by optimizing each step in the patient journey to deliver greater speed, certainty, and control to clinical trial delivery.
As a Research Physician you will be a key member impacting the development and research for therapeutics for patients.
At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and well being of our employees.
Summarized Purpose:Conducts all clinical trials (studies) according to ICH GCP, local regulations, study protocol and company processes. Ensures the medical wellbeing and safety of the participants through the safe performance and execution of the studies. Maintains clinical oversight and quality on the studies registered on and delivers on study targets, thereby contributing to the commercial success of the site which includes recruitment, enrollment, and retention of study participants.
Essential Functions:

  • Carries out clinical evaluation and assessment of participants to ensure eligible participants are enrolled onto studies.
    • Reviews enrollment progress, pre-screening and screening success rates, screen failure rates, safety and retention of participants.
      • Interprets protocols and IB and participate in initiatives to strategize for patient recruitment.
        • Ensures and protect the welfare and safety of participants through ethical conduct; this should receive the highest priority at all times during all aspects of the study.
          • Fulfills and comply with all medical duties as per protocol, SOP/COP and ICH GCP and local regulations.
            • Reports any safety threats, that may impact stakeholders/participants and action complaints or QIs as per site processes.
              • Exercises meticulous attention to detail in recording information and source management.
                • Actively involved in audit preparations and site inspections.
                  • Oversees the management of investigational medical product (IMP).#LI-JD1Job QualificationEducation and Experience:A valid medical degree and registration within the country of practice
                    An Ohio medical license in good standing, with unrestricted ability to practice in place of work, where applicable
                    Previous experience in clinical research preferred, but must have general medical practitioner diagnosis and treatment proficiency
                    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
                    • Good understanding of medical terminology, drug safety, and interpretation of lab reports
                      • Computer proficiency and confident in using Microsoft Office and other sponsor related programs and portals
                        • Good administration skills and a passion for quality and detail
                          • Comprehensive attention to detail
                            • Capable of working well under pressure and meeting deadlines
                              • Good understanding of commercial and financial concepts and the impact thereof on the business
                                • Capable of consistently working well with others and assisting in other areas as needed
                                  • Capable of learning new processes and systems quickly
                                    • Strong cognitive skills, with the ability to think, read, learn, reason, interpret and pay attention to detail in daily operations and tasks
                                      • Capable of working independently
                                        • Good prioritization and multitasking skills
                                          Working Environment:PPD values the health and well being of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:As a condition of employment with PPD, in this role, you must have received your Covid-19 vaccine and you must disclose proof of your vaccination status upon employment.
                                          Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
                                          Frequent mobility required.
                                          Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper body and neck.
                                          Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs.
                                          Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.
                                          Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
                                          Frequently interacts with others to obtain or relate information to diverse groups.
                                          Works independently with little guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions and plans work schedules to meet goals.
                                          Requires multiple periods of intense concentration.
                                          Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence.
                                          Ability to perform under stress.
                                          Ability to multi-task.
                                          Regular and consistent attendance.
                                          As a condition of employment with PPD, in this role, you must have received your Covid-19 vaccine and you must disclose proof of your vaccination status upon employment.
                                          PPD Defining Principles:We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing - We are one PPD -
                                          If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you!Diversity StatementPPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.COVID-19 Vaccination Update for U.S. Colleagues
                                          • All U.S. colleagues are required to report vaccination status. New hires will be asked to report vaccination status within the first two weeks of employment.
                                            • All U.S. new hires who are in the following job categories must be fully vaccinated before their first day of employment or request an accommodation: executive director level and above, client-facing commercial, clinical research associates (CRAs), remote site monitors-local (RSM-L) all CRA and RSM-L line managers, clinic-based staff in early development services and accelerated enrollment solutions, and FSP within analytical services division roles. New hires will be asked to disclose vaccination status upon first day of employment and are required to report vaccination status within first two weeks of employment.

Keywords: PPD, Akron , CLINICAL RESEARCH PHYSICIAN (PART TIME), Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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