Cardiovascular Clinical Trial Liaison

Updated: March 16, 2023
Location: Las Vegas, NV, United States
Job ID: 147759

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Researched and relatable, science-driven and social, you’re an extroverted expert.

If there’s one thing your preparation in earning your advanced degree has taught you, it’s how to evolve your expertise rapidly and stay at the forefront of your field. Forging new relationships and establishing rapport with thought leaders comes naturally to you and you like being around people. Poised and articulate, you are a listener, an educator, and a gifted cultivator of new and exciting opportunities grounded in science. You’ve got what it takes to be a Clinical Trial Liaison (CTL) with Syneos Health.



The CTL will establish, cultivate, and maintain scientific relationships with investigators and study coordinators to support enrollment while developing a strong understanding of clinical practice as it relates to areas of interest. This position interacts with various internal and external stakeholders, with focus on institutions and their alliance partners (if applicable), study coordinators, pharmacists, clinical research associates and investigators. This role will initially focus on clinical trials and study site engagement but may later have the opportunity to transition into a traditional MSL role.

  • Establishes and maintains strong working relationships with Principal Investigators (PIs), Study Coordinators and clinical trial sites to support the enrollment and conduct of client clinical studies
  • Works with client and CRO Clinical Development and Clinical Operations leads and trial sites to understand and implement study protocols effectively
  • Partners with sites to develop and implement effective local and regional subject recruitment strategies, suggest local outreach options, facilitate escalation of investigator questions/concerns, recruitment/retention initiatives and clinical site & investigators meetings as it relates to recruitment strategies
  • Follows up with sites post-SIV to ensure patient enrollment runs smoothly, identifies challenges, issues and barriers and reports back to client and works with study teams and sites to develop solutions 
  • Delivers medical / scientific education, as required, to trial sites and provides input to key internal stakeholders on training materials for clinical trials, investigational asset, therapeutic areas, and disease state; suggest and support implementation of local outreach options
  • Gathers and shares ‘Best Practices’ and tactics for rapid patient enrollment among trial sites
  • Gathers data and information on leading indicators of site challenges/successes and feeds back to team
  • If required develops network and heat maps of HCPs/hospitals involved in study specific diagnosis and management of patients
  • Communicates investigator/study coordinator inquiries requiring follow-up to designated contacts and collaborates with clinical teams prior to providing approved responses to site inquiries appropriately to ensure focused and balanced clinical and scientific information
  • The CTA role may provide the opportunity to transition to a traditional MSL role including KOL identification, mapping and engagement; disease state and FXI/FXIa education; medical insight gathering; assessing patient diagnosis, care pathways and referral patterns; organizing advisory board/focus group meetings

Job Requirements

At Syneos Health, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. At times, we take into consideration transferrable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities.

Along with a results-oriented mindset, self-assurance, and an engaging manner, the ideal candidate has

  • RN, BSN, MSN, NP, PA, PharmD, PhD or MD with relevant clinical trial site experience
  • Cardiovascular experience is required; Oncology experience highly preferred. Experience working with injectable agents preferred
  • Knowledge of cardiovascular clinical trial/research design, conduct, and understanding clinical study results
  • Experience in clinical research, patient recruitment, or investigational site management
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; Skilled at presenting scientific content


Why Syneos Health?
Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, each day brings an opportunity to take ownership of a new challenge. Teaming with some of the most talented clinicians in the industry, you'll improve patient outcomes and work in a dynamic environment to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. By joining Syneos Health, you’ll be connected to our multitude of career paths and pipeline of employment opportunities.

WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate improving patient outcomes?

Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. Except in those locations where state or local law impacts this vaccination requirement, this position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition, sincerely-held religious belief, or other reasons recognized by applicable law. Submission and approval of an exemption request does not necessarily guarantee that an accommodation can be provided for any specific job.

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