Doctor- Central London- Pharmaceutical Trials

19 Nov 2018
19 Dec 2018

Job Title
Screening Doctor

Contract: 12 months- full time 


Central London


This is an early phase clinical trials unit, Phase I and Phase II trials but you will only be assisting in the screening for Phase I trials (often first-in-human, less commonly for a new route or formulation of a pre-existing/trialled drug).

You will be responsible for planning regulatory activities at the global level while coordinating with several departments to organize regulatory submissions. You will be a key member providing expertise to other teams and supporting the Global Development Portfolio.

Role/ Description

We are looking for a doctor with good clinical skills and the capacity to apply sound clinical knowledge and judgement. Your previous training should include 1 year post FY1/2 or a specialty registrar with grade code 9. 

Role & Responsibilities:

  • To perform physical examinations (check whether any special tests are required for the study they are screening for , such as groin lymph node examination or MMSE)
  • To assess ECGs:
  • To assess vital signs against the study-defined ranges 
  • Checking past and current medical history. 
  • To check the pre-screening questionnaire
  • To update the electronic volunteer database (VDB) with findings from screening

About Planet Pharma
Planet Pharma is an American parented Employment Business/Agency that provides global staffing services with its head-quarters in Chicago and our EMEA regional office located in Central London. We have invested significantly in creating a robust international platform that enables us to work compliantly in 30+ countries with a current network of 2500+ active contractors globally as well as a very strong permanent / direct hire recruitment offering. 

Our specialist knowledge and close relationships with our clients and the wider industry really makes us unique in our field. Just recently we were recognised by FORBES as the 17th best professional staffing firm, and have won multiple awards from industry accredited bodies for our commitment to excellence and service delivery. We have extensive functional expertise including: Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, QA, QC, Submissions experts, Clinical development, Quality, Biostatistics, and Medical Affairs / Writing.

We are an equal opportunities Recruitment Business and Agency. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

To apply 
If you would like to discuss this vacancy further or to discuss your career options in confidence, please telephone on +44 (0)20 3868 1012 or e-mail on

If this role isn’t suitable for you, please let us know if you can refer anyone – any recommendations are much appreciated! Planet Pharma offers a competitive referral scheme so you will be rewarded for your help!


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