Drug Safety Associate

  • location: Deerfield, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $18 - $20.62 per hour
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Drug Safety Associate

job summary:
  • This position is a member of Global Pharmacovigilance Data Management team. The Safety Data Analyst is responsible for performing searches in the database and generating complete and accurate reports for internal and external customers, including regulatory authorities. In addition, the Safety Data Analyst is also responsible for ensuring that information entered and retrieved from the databases is consistent and accurate.
location: Deerfield, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $18.00 - 20.62 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
  • Generate complete and accurate reports from the Pharmacovigilance database
  • Standardize queries to ensure consistency of reports generated
  • Collaborate with the report requestor to assure accurate interpretation of the data request
  • Ensure timely completion and distribution of regulatory reports and query requests
  • Serve as a data integrity escalation contact for downstream users of Pharmacovigilance data (Safety Writers, Medical Reviewers, Risk Management, Epidemiology, etc.)
  • Ensure consistent interpretation of system related conventions, specifications, and definitions between GIT and GPV functional areas
  • Take initiative to recognize, prioritize & escalate potential safety/ compliance issues
  • Identify and troubleshoot root causes of thematic data integrity issues
  • Identify potential errors and omitted data found during query and address them for review to the responsible user
  • Bachelor's degree in scientific discipline, life- or computer science or equivalent
  • Previous experience in performing database searches and creating reports out of a database
  • One year of previous experience in Safety Data Management or related area is an advantage
  • Understanding of Pharmacovigilance terminology is an advantage
  • Understanding of data structure of a PV database (experience with ARISg is an advantage)
  • Technical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good knowledge of MS Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups, macros, etc), basic SQL knowledge is an advantage
  • Strong organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Operates effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to work under tight timelines
  • Strong attention to detail
skills: MS-EXCEL, Drug Safety
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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