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Edwards Lifesciences Senior Clinical Data Manager, Transcatheter Heart Valve (THV) in Los Angeles, California

The Senior Clinical Data Manager will translate Clinical study business requirements into system requirements for the collection and management of data from Clinical trials. Ensure the quality and integrity of data collected in Clinical studies, the privacy of patient data and efficient recording and reporting of safety related issues.

This is an exciting opportunity within a company that leads the heart valve market, not only in terms of market share but also in cutting edge technology. The Transcatheter Heart Valve (THV) team extends Edwards’s leadership into the transcatheter area, providing immediate new treatment alternatives to patients with no or few other alternatives, eventually positioning THV as the treatment of choice for aortic stenosis.

Job Functions :

  • Create, augment or modify complex metrics to identify means of tracking data quality, completeness and trends in data and remediation, utilizing tools (e.g., systems, reports) for planning, internal data review, go/no-go decisions and external publications or data submissions.

  • Design, create, configure and maintain complex clinical study database to define data collection instruments (e.g., eCRFs, edit checks and collection of external data); including performing, and/or coordinating user acceptance testing to ensure appropriate data are collected. Perform required documentation of these activities.

  • Lead CDM project management activities for multiple (multi-site and multi-cohort) projects to bring clinical studies on-line, including, but not limited to, conducting project team meetings, establishing and maintaining project timelines, and communications to stakeholders.

  • Develop and maintain Data Management deliverables including data management plans (DMPs), CRF completion guidelines, training materials and user aids in compliance with study design and regulations.

  • Evaluate data errors, trends and collection issues; present findings/recommendations to clinical teams and management for resolution.

  • Support EDC system User Administration to ensure all users are qualified to access data base; may provide guidance on more complex access rights for users.

  • Participate in cross-functional non-study specific projects to represent the CDM department and provide functional expertise to the project team.

  • Contribute to the ongoing development and improvement of department procedures by being the primary author, actively contributing to or leading process discussions.

  • Other incidental duties assigned by Leadership

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of related experience in clinical research, including clinical data management

  • Experience with EDC systems, preferably Medidata Rave

  • Experience in some reporting tool, such as Business Object, QlikView, Crystal Reports, Power BI, Tableau, etc

  • Working knowledge of other clinical systems (such as CTMS, Coder, Veeva Vault eTMF, etc.) a plus

  • Knowledge of data science principles or experience in data analytics a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven expertise in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint

  • Basic project management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills

  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills

  • Full knowledge and understanding of policies, procedures, and guidelines relevant to clinical research

  • Full knowledge of processes and procedures in clinical data management

  • Full knowledge of protocols, DMPs, and SAPs

  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Strict attention to detail

  • Must be able to work in a team environment, including cross-departmental teams and key contact representing the organization on projects

  • Ability to interact with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations

  • Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edwards is committed to complying with the requirements and guidance from our government authorities and to protecting our vulnerable patients and the healthcare providers who are treating them around the world. As such, all patient-facing and in-hospitals positions require COVID-19 vaccination, which includes anyone who directly interfaces with patients and those who enter a hospital or healthcare facility as part of their role. If hired, as a condition of employment, you will be required to submit proof that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a valid religious or medical exemption from being vaccinated.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.

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