Patient Recruitment - Oncology - Home Based

at ICON Strategic Solutions in Montpelier, Vermont, United States

Job Description

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations. With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life. Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

What will you be doing?

As a Patient Recruitment Manager, you will develop strategic patient recruitment and retention recommendations to aid clinical trial teams to execute clinical studies within proposed timelines. Develop evidence based operational feasibility reports in support of clinical trial and program teams to execute clinical studies according to business objectives. Serve as expert consultant to project teams for existing projects needing recruitment and retention support. Manage the scope of work, objectives, quality of deliverables, and other activities of assigned projects (based on scope, may co-manage or independently manage these projects). Serve as primary project contact for Patient Recruitment and Retention programs with sponsor to maintain appropriate communication channels and adherence to reporting schedules as required. Select and manage recruitment and retention vendors. Coordinate strategy-related project activities for study team and sponsor to confirm that overall project milestones are met. Maintain knowledge of current and innovative recruitment trends, vendors, and technologies to increase productivity and recommend additional support as needed. Leverage internal and external intelligence to support and refine strategies on assigned projects. Support continued process improvement to maintain quality within the organization.

What you need to have:

Education : Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a medicine, pharmacy, nursing or biological science

Experience :

+ At least 3 years of career experience including 2 years in the conduct of clinical trials and some knowledge in business process analytics and continuous improvement highly preferred

+ Pharma and/or CRO experience highly preferred

+ Patient recruitment strategy planning experience

+ Oncology experience required.

+ Analytical skills and ability to synthesize data

+ Excellent presentation skills

+ Ability to work well in a fast paced environment


+ Robust analytical skills and ability to synthesize data and differing points of view to navigate to an evidence-based data-driven solution

+ Ability to negotiate and influence stakeholders.

+ Strong interpersonal and communication skills

+ Knowledge and ability to apply GCP/ICH and applicable regulatory guidelines

+ Superior presentation skills

+ Demonstrated ability to identify risks to execution and contribute to planned solutions

+ Computer skills including proficiency in aspects of data analysis and presentation software, Microsoft Word, and Excel

+ Excellent organizational and problem solving skills

+ Effective time management skills and ability to manage competing priorities

+ Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a matrix environment

+ Travel of 10% could be expected for client meetings and Investigator Meetings. IMs could be domestic or international travel.

+ To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

Benefits of Working in ICON:

Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That’s why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture – one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career – both now, and into the future.

ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know.

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Job Posting: JC232246503

Posted On: Jan 14, 2023

Updated On: Feb 12, 2023

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