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Study Coordinator - Ophthalmology/Optometry (Foster City, CA)
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Do you want to watch clinical development change, or do you want to be the one to shape it?


Because we’re hoping you’re here for the latter.


Who are we?

We Are PRA.


We are 15,000 employees strong, operating in more than 85 countries. We are committed to saving lives, and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We are getting live saving drugs into the hands those who need them most.


Who Are You?

You are a natural leader with a passion for clinical development. You are organized, but flexible and adaptable to unexpected changes. You can easily envision the bigger picture, without losing sight of the day-to-day tasks. You can provide excellent leadership to not only your project teams, but also to clients. You are excited and enthusiastic. You motivate your teams to do great work and collaborate easily with your clients. You never settle for what is, but are always pushing clinical development forward to what it could be. You motivate others to do the same. Most of all, you want to do it in a place where you’re more than an employee number. A place you love working.


Still here? Good. Because if this is you, we’d really like to meet you.


What will you be doing?

As a Study Coordinator, your role is to assist the study investigator in the performance of specific clinical trial activities as identified on the trial Delegation of Responsibilities Log. The SC adheres to GCP/ICH, as well as PRA and/ or Sponsor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Responsibilities include but are not limited to obtaining written informed consent, executing clinical trial procedures, performing data analysis, conducting instrument function verification, and facilitating subject flow. Some of your responsibilities could also include:

  • Execute assigned tasks in accordance with PRA and/or sponsor SOPs, work instructions, and ICH/GCP standards Ensures timely completion of data queries
  • Recruit & screen subjects
  • IRB Submissions 
  • Perform quality data collection
  • Provide mentoring to other Study Coordinators
  • Identifies solutions for process and technical issues
  • Provide constructive study trial feedback Performs advanced level procedures requiring additional knowledge, training and expertise
  • In conjunction with Manager of Optometry, develops and implements education and training programs for Study Coordinators 



What do you need to have?

  • 8 years’ experience working in Optometry/ Ophthalmology or similar area
  • At least 3 years’ clinical research experience
  • Associates Degree or higher or equivalent certification
  • Advanced training in complex procedures
  • Experience in Optometry/ Ophthalmology

  • Undergraduate degree with a medical background

  • Experience in Clinical Research

  • Experience working clinical trial related management systems and electronic data capture systems

  • Advanced Optometric training/certification highly preferred

PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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.




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