Clinical Research Associate

Additional Information:

Our client is currently recruiting for a Clinical Research Associate on a permanent full-time basis.

Job Description:

The post-holder will contribute to the operation of the patient registry, which was established to collect and analyse information relating to cystic fibrosis (CF) which can be used to facilitate research and provide accurate reports in order to monitor and improve treatments which will contribute to the quality of care of persons with CF. The post-holder will assist with patient consent, data extraction and entry, data management, implementation of operational efficiencies, data quality initiatives and support the registry’s research needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Access hospital records for the purposes of clinical data extraction.
  • Identify information needs and ensure appropriate timely collection of high quality data and data entry, in accordance with registry and hospital policy.
  • Facilitate the assessment of quality of medical data capture and enhance data quality.
  • Facilitate patient access to the registry patient portal and provide support to portal users.
  • Assist in the compilation of summary data reports, preparation of registry documentation, standard operating procedures etc.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders, software developers and research investigators and collaborators as appropriate.

Core Competenicies:

1. Read, write and speak fluent English

2. Ability to interpret medical notes/terms.

3. Excellent attention to detail.

4. Excellent communication and people-skills.

5. Ability to network and build and maintain relationships.

6. Ability to working both independently, autonomously and as part of a collaborative team

7. Excellent understanding of the confidential nature of this work and in particular, the right of patients to confidentiality.

8. Ability to develop plans and execute them effectively.


  • A third-level qualification in a health discipline (nursing, allied health professional) or other substantial relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with health information systems and/or clinical information systems.


*NB: All applicants CVS will be reviewed and should your skillset match our client’s requirements, we will contact you via email / mobile. We are also happy to consider you for other open opportunities within Firstaff. If however, you object to us holding your data on file, please acknowledge via email by return.*




Paul Dooley

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