Kelly Services Drug Safety Associate in Horsham, Pennsylvania

Kelly Services has an opening for a Drug Safety Associate in Horsham, PA , this is a one year assignment. The Drug Safety Associate will be responsible for the case processing of adverse event reports following company standard operating procedures, internal business practices and regulatory guidance documents, to ensure compliance with worldwide safety regulations and corporate policies. DSA should have application and knowledge within single case processing context of GMSO processes and guidelines, regulations and regulatory guidelines, contractual agreements, product-specific information and database/systems functionality and be able to

communicate questions clearly and concisely to the appropriate audience, providing possible solutions where appropriate.

Details of job duties:

  • Completion of full case information on the database, including quality review to ensure accuracy and completeness

  • Triage of incoming cases to prioritize for daily workflow management

  • Completion of remaining case data entry (including narrative or auto-narrative), manual coding, label and approval

  • Preparation of SUA summary: Analysis of Similar Events

  • Perform quality review of ICSR which includes review of source documents and ensuring that the case is accurate and that corrections to the case, if applicable, are incorporated.

  • Liaison with Case Receipt and/or Safety Surveillance Physicians (SSP) staff as appropriate to clarify appropriate information required for case processing

  • Other activities relating to case processing as appropriate per case, including but not limited to single case unblinding, Serious Adverse Event (SAE) /Adverse Event (AE) reconciliation, deviation memo preparation, deletion/admin edit requests, review protocol update request forms for accuracy

  • Participation in local or global project teams, including on-time delivery of assigned responsibilities

  • Participation in inspections and audits as identified, including interviews and provision of requested data

Qualifications and requirements:


• Registered Nurse or Pharmacist (Certification/licensure is required e.g. RN, RPh, PharmD)

• Health/Biomedical Degree (BS, PhD or other related scientific degree/qualification)

• Licensed Practical Nurse with Bachelor’s degree, or with knowledge of pharmacovigilance usually exhibited by minimum 5 years’ experience in pharmaceutical safety-related role

Pharma Experience:

• Pharmaceutical industry experience with a focus on pharmaceutical safety related areas. Case processing experience is desired

• Knowledge and experience with safety reporting and regulatory compliance, and experience of international safety reporting/regulations

Required skills, abilities and competencies include:

• Understanding of medical terminology and ability to summarize medical information

• Ability to follow guidelines and procedural documents (experience of working with SOPs etc. preferred)

• Oriented to quality, attention to detail and accuracy

• Manages own work: ability to prioritize, plan and organize work assignments, and able to work under strict timelines

• Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with others

• Proactive approach/uses own initiative appropriately

• Decision-making and problem-solving skills

• Flexibility and adaptability

• Positive attitude

Other skills:

• Good verbal and written communication skills

• Good computer skills (Word, email) and familiarity with safety systems

• Knowledge or experience with Excel, PowerPoint, Visio preferred

If you meet the qualifications above and are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please submit your resume for immediate consideration!

Perks of being a Kelly employee:

  • Weekly electronic pay

  • Access to more than 3,000 online training courses though Kelly Learning center

  • Group rate insurance options available immediate upon hire*

  • Service bonus plan and holiday pay*

  • Online application system

  • Never an applicant fee

Kelly Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

*perks to be received upon meeting eligibility requirements

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