Nurse Job Profile


As a leading global provider of drug development services, PPD offers a distinct career progression for nurses. We are actively seeking nurses who may qualify for the following positions:

Consultant Nurse

Combines medical information and customer service, and researches and responds to telephone inquiries from consumers and health care professionals. Consultant nurses may also be responsible for identifying and recording adverse events and product complaints. The position does not require travel.

Product Safety Specialist

Coordinates and processes individual adverse event reports and aggregate safety reports for regulatory agencies; maintains knowledge and understanding of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and current U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations; and interfaces with project team members and client contacts. The position does not require travel.

Safety Specialist

Performs serious adverse event (SAE) processing activities during a clinical trial; reports to client companies and regulatory authorities; interacts with the clinical project team and clients; maintains knowledge and understanding of standard operating procedures (SOPs), current FDA regulations and International Conference on Harmonisation guidelines. Specialized nursing experience, such as oncology or critical care, is preferred. The position requires some travel.

Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

Performs and coordinates all aspects of the clinical monitoring process to assess the safety and efficacy of investigational products and/or medical devices; conducts site visits to determine protocol and regulatory compliance and prepares required documentation; and develops collaborative relationships with investigative sites and clients. Experience in a clinical trial environment is required. These positions are based in PPD offices worldwide and travel is required 60 percent to 70 percent of the time.

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Qualified candidates possess a bachelor's degree in life sciences or an M.T., P.A., R.N., R.Ph. or R.T. certification. If you are currently employed in the nursing field, PPD is especially interested in hearing from you.

If you want to experience a challenging, fast-paced and vibrant work environment, explore our open positions.