Specialist II, Patient Safety Solutions

Hiring By - Biostaffic



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Posted 4 months ago
Job details
As a leading global contract research organization (CRO) with a passion for scientific rigor and decades of clinical development experience, Fortrea provides pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device customers a wide range of clinical development, patient access and technology solutions across more than 20 therapeutic areas. With over 19,000 staff conducting operations in more than 90 countries, Fortrea is transforming drug and device development for partners and patients across the globe.
Assist with the overall Clinical Safety and/or PSS operations associated with products including the entire adverse events process which may include safety data collected from clinical trials and/or post marketing setting (i.e., unsolicited reports).
Manage and process expeditable adverse events to the required standard and submit them to the client and the regulatory agencies (if required) within the agreed/stated timelines. The post holder is responsible for providing this service to clients either as a support function to the client project groups or as stand-alone business.
Responsible to provide all clients, both internal and external, with the appropriate quality of service in a safe and cost-effective manner.
He/she will be expected to comply with the legal requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, the COSHH regulations 1989 and the EC (European Commission) Directives 1992/3 as documented in the Company’s Health & Safety Manual.
The below statements are intended to describe the general nature of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties*.
  • Manage the receipt and processing of all adverse event reports reported either spontaneously from any source or solicited from a clinical trial including safety database entry, AE review, write patient narratives with coding, follow-up of missing information, listedness assessment against appropriate label (For Marketed products, if applicable)
  • Submission of expedited Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reports to clients, Regulatory Authorities, Ethics Committees, investigators, 3rd party vendors, Partners and Labcorp project personnel, if required & as agreed with client during study set-up, within study specified timelines
  • Ensure all cases that require expediting reporting to worldwide Regulatory Agencies or other recipients are prioritised for processing and submission within the regulatory and/or study specific applicable timelines.
  • Prepares timely pharmacovigilance reports for products and safety issues, including Individual Case Summary Reports (ICSRs) of Serious Adverse Events (SAEs), Annual IND reports, European Annual Safety Reports (ASRs), Development Safety Update Report (DSUR), Periodic Reports (PRs) line listings, and aggregate reports.
  • Perform peer/independent QC of Safety reports as needed.
  • Work with Data Management or client on reconciliation of safety databases, if appropriate.
  • Maintain a strong understanding of Labcorp’s safety database conventions or client-specific database conventions, as appropriate.
  • Maintains a comprehensive understanding of Labcorp PSS Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Work Instructions (WI), guidance documents and directives associated with safety management, reporting and pharmacovigilance.
  • Assist in signal detection, trend and pattern recognition activities, as appropriate.
  • Monitor workflow for assigned studies/programs to ensure all the timelines are met.
  • Assist in the development of departmental Work Instructions (WI) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), as appropriate.
  • Participate in the generation of monthly status and other project-specific reports ensuring the quality and accuracy of metrics/data provided.
  • Support/train less experienced safety staff in all aspects of case-handling, adverse event reporting and other work, as needed.
  • Begin to prepare Safety Management Plans (SMPs), Reconciliation Plans and other safety- specific plans under supervision.
  • Responsible for making decisions regarding adverse event reporting within the guidelines of each specific project.
  • Actively participates in project team and client meetings and liaise with clients, where appropriate.
  • Assist with proactive quality issue resolution and implementation of actions, as needed.
  • Support audit or inspection preparations
  • Assist in the review of cumulative safety data for submission to Drug Safety Monitoring Boards (DSMBs), regulatory authorities or clients.
  • Assist with the set-up of, and the provision of data to Safety Committees/DSMBs
  • Build and maintain good PSS relationships across functional units.
  • Demonstrate role-specific Competencies and company values on a consistent basis.
  • Assist in the co-ordination of endpoint committees, as required.
  • Any other duties as assigned by management.
  • The above job duties are completed by the staff as applicable, depending on the role they are assigned to
Fortrea is actively seeking motivated problem-solvers and creative thinkers who share our passion for overcoming barriers in clinical trials. Our unwavering commitment is to revolutionize the development process, ensuring the swift delivery of life-changing ideas and therapies to patients in need. Join our exceptional team and embrace a collaborative workspace where personal growth is nurtured, enabling you to make a meaningful global impact. For more information about Fortrea, visit www.fortrea.com.
Fortrea is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:
As an EOE/AA employer, Fortrea strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.
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Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Japan

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Fortrea (Nasdaq: FTRE) is a leading global provider of clinical development and patient access solutions to the life sciences industry. We partner with emerging and large biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic companies to drive healthcare innovation that accelerates life changing therapies to patients in need. Fortrea provides phase I-IV clinical trial management, clinical pharmacology, differentiated technology-enabled trial solutions and post-approval services. Fortrea’s solutions leverage three decades of experience spanning more than 20 therapeutic areas, a passion for scientific rigor, exceptional insights and a strong investigator site network. Our talented and diverse team of approximately 19,000 people working in more than 90 countries is scaled to deliver focused and agile solutions to customers globally. Learn more about how Fortrea is becoming a transformative force from pipeline to patient at Fortrea.com.
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