Clinical Database Designer

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Covance is hiring a Clinical Database Designer to join our global team in Indianapolis, IN.


If you have strong attention to detail, planning, organizational and problem solving skills, this is a great way to grow your career with a global leader and work with top talent in the industry!


This is not an IT role.  The Clinical Database Designer will collaborate with multiple business units to design a database workflow based upon a client study protocol. In addition, you will enter the workflow into an existing database for successful trial completion. Additional responsibilities include:


  • Translate all documented customer expectations in Covance database in order to provide seamless services
  • Manage and solve technical changes, issues and concerns of low and medium complexity
  • Deliver quality technical services related to assigned clients
    Participate in team tasks related to executing operational activities
  • Ensure the proper and consistent use of SOPs
  • Act as a contributing core team member by participating in process improvement initiatives and liaising with study set up team members


Minimum Required:

Bachelor Degree OR Associate Degree (or equivalent) with 2 years of Covance CLS or equivalent industry experience OR 4 years Covance CLS or equivalent industry experience.



Bachelor Science degree, MT (or equivalent) with one 1 year clinical laboratory experience OR a BS in science (or equivalent) with 2 years clinical laboratory experience OR an AS, MLT (or equivalent) with 3 years clinical laboratory experience.


  • Proven ability with attention to detail
  • Strong planning, organizational, and problem solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated success negotiating routine job-related situations
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows applications


Medical Technology or Clinical Trial experience preferred


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