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Clinical Research Associate

Chicago, IL

Job Overview

PatientIQ is looking for an experienced clinical researcher to support our growing customer base of academic medical centers and medical device companies. As a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) at PatientIQ you will be primarily responsible for supporting our ecosystem of clinical researchers who use the PatientIQ software platform for:

  • Prospective Studies
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Randomized Controlled Trials
  • Registries
  • Multicenter Studies

To be successful in this role, you will need to have a solid foundational understanding of clinical trials, the institutional review board approval process, and other associated regulations and best practices. Ideally, you will come from a background where you have developed experience with at least one of the following:

  1. FDA clinical trials
  2. Investigational Device Exemption (IDE)
  3. Investigator initiated research at an academic hospital
  4. Another type of regulated clinical research

About us:

PatientIQ is a fast-growing health tech company empowering healthcare providers, industry, researchers, and others to collaborate on the mission to improve patient outcomes. PatientIQ is headquartered in Chicago and backed by top-tier west coast venture capital, major hospital investors, and others.


On your first day we'll expect you to have:

  • Experience in clinical research, with understanding of clinical trials methodology and terminology
  • Understanding of core study regulatory documents, including drafting study protocols and informed consent forms
  • Bachelors or equivalent degree in biological science, pharmacy or other health related discipline
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills within a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience working in a self-driven capacity, with a sense of urgency and limited oversight
  • A client-focused approach to work and flexible attitude with respect to assignments/new learning.
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks, evaluate a variety of unpredictable scenarios and achieve project timelines while being able to apply your understanding of study protocol(s).
  • An honest and ethical work approach to promote the development of life changing treatments for patients.
  • Strong computer skills, including but not limited to the knowledge of a Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS), Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) and MS-Office products such as Excel and Word.


Why work here?

  • Great Benefits - top-notch health, dental and vision insurance. Additional perks available including 401K.
  • We are Mission Driven - our team is motivated to solve complex problems, drive medicine forward, and ultimately improve patient outcomes.
  • True Idea Meritocracy - great ideas win out. We encourage all team members to challenge the status quo because our mission demands this.
  • Flexible Time Off - we trust you to take the time you need when you feel it is appropriate, given your workload and responsibilities. No need to track it or save up.
  • World-Class Team - we’re at the top of our industry because of our employees. They’re the best investment we can make, and we never forget that.
  • Fast Growing - we are building the largest platform for healthcare providers, industry partners, researchers, and others to collaborate on the mission to improve patient outcomes.