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Clinical Research Associate

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Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  29934  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential. 

Clinical Research Associate



Working under the project supervision of a Clinical Trial Manager, manages clinical trial sites to ensure compliance with the applicable regulations, the clinical investigation plan and trial documents, and clinical objectives. Assists with or may be responsible for aspects of clinical trial document preparation, clinical reports, data management, cross functional team management, vendor management, trial master file, and safety report processing and dissemination.



  • Conducts site feasibility, initiation, routine monitoring, and study closeout visits
  • Monitors, tracks, and manages all trial related tasks at trial sites ensuring compliance with GCP, ICH, applicable regulations and company SOPs
  • Collects, reviews, tracks, and ensures appropriate completion of site-specific study/essential documents; performs ongoing reconciliation of the Trial Master File (TMF) content to site files
  • Serves as primary Sponsor contact for trial site personnel
  • Provides training to site personnel
  • Tracks and reports progress of trial sites
  • Responsible for quality data from trial sites ensuring appropriate source documentation, training, and accurate transcription of data into the study Case Report Form (CRF)
  • Identifies trial site concerns and/or issues and ensures timely reconciliation and implementation of process improvement/corrective action when needed
  • Develops and maintains study trackers, or assume other tasks to support study team
  • Assists with creation and review of study tools/documents, budget tracking, vendor deliverables
  • Maintains awareness of overall development in the field of clinical research based on current literature, attendance at professional meetings, continuing education, etc





Bachelor’s degree or, equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.



Minimum 2 years experience.



  • Self-directed, motivated, with ability to work independently
  • Has a broad understanding of applicable related regulations and ICH/GCP/ISO requirements
  • Positive and a proactive approach to identification and definition of problems, and with the development and implementation of solutions
  • High level of adaptability, initiative, and willingness to take ownership and accept responsibility for actions and decisions
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong ability to prioritize and strong organizational, planning and follow-through skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and with tight schedules
  • Ability to exercise judgment within generally defined practices and policies for obtaining data
  • Demonstrate diplomacy and tact while maintaining appropriate assertiveness and persistence
  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing


An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CCRA or CCRP preferred



Typical Office Environment requirements include: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.


Additional Physical Requirements

Travel (50-75%) required to clinical trial sites. Attendance required at on campus, in-person meetings quarterly or as needed.



Target Pay Range:  $72,700.00 to $90,900.00  -  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  7.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification. Absent accommodation permitted by applicable law, as a condition of employment with Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies in the United States you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination to the company.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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