Sponsor: Med Exec International
Speaker: Rosemarie Christopher
The new labor force: ?Contingent Workers.? With the economy on the rebound, the country?s labor market is steadily shifting toward freelancers, independent contractors, consultants, part-timers, contingent employees and the self employed. Find out for what job functions there is the highest demand.
Rosemarie Christopher, President & CEO
Med Exec International www.medexecintl.com
Rx Research Staffing www.rxresearchstaffing.com
100 N. Brand Blvd., Suite 306, Glendale, CA 91203
Med Exec International (MEI) provides customized scientific and technical direct hire and executive recruitment services for a rapidly growing competitive pharmaceutical, medical device, biologics, diagnostics and biotech market. Founded in 1992, Med Exec?s expertise is in the recruitment and placement of technical and scientific personnel in the drug and medical device development departments focused on:
? Clinical Research (trial monitoring/management, project/program duties, operations management, GCP auditors, MSLs, HEOR)
? Regulatory Affairs (CMC/Clinical Research submission professionals; strategists, medical writers)
? Quality Assurance & Compliance (engineers, GMP/GLP auditors, management)
? Medical Affairs (safety reviewers/monitors/pharmacovigilance professionals)
RxResearch Staffing (RxRS) is the complete optimum solution for flexible, accountable and functional outsourced staffing service for the life science industry. RxRS absorbs the roles and responsibilities of being the Employer of Record so that you can focus your attention on leveraging your human resources to best meet your business objectives.
? Bring on top-notch talent for a specific period of time or project stage using RxRS temporary contract employees
? Comply with federal labor law regulations by converting and moving your 1099 contractors to RxRS employee status
? Reduce hiring risks by allowing RxRS to be the temporary employer of record during probationary employments periods
? Retain talent and preserve intellectual property while RxRS re-hires company retirees as employees without violating pension rules
? Eliminate insurance liabilities associated with short term hires, internships and fellowships by pay-rolling them through RxRS
ROSEMARIE CHRISTOPHER BIO:
Executive placement and Contract Staffing have been Rosemarie Christopher?s focus since 1987 when she first entered the recruitment industry. In 1992 she founded Med Exec International, LLC, a full time employee placement firm, and in 1995 incorporated RxResearch Staffing, for the placement contractors and consultants. Both companies specialize in the placement of mid/senior level clinical research, medical affairs, quality assurance, regulatory affairs, managed care and health economics and outcomes professionals in medical device firms, pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology start ups, and other healthcare entities nationwide.
Ms. Christopher is an active member of the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS), Drug Information Association (DIA), Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), Orange County Regulatory Affairs-Discussion Group (OCRA-DG), (Membership Chair, 1998-2009), and American Society for Quality (ASQ) (Regional & National Officer, 1990-Present);
Named to the Board of Councilors of the USC School of Pharmacy, Ms Christopher is in large part responsible for the creation, development and implementation of the LINC Advisors, a group of almost 100 USC School of Pharmacy Alumni/Friends, Bioscience Industry professionals, all, who support the career development of USC School of Pharmacy Students, through career workshops, internships, fellowships , career fairs and through contributions to the maintenance of two drug development courses for Pharm.D and Ph.D. students.
Ms. Christopher holds a Master?s degree from the USC Annenberg School for Communications with an emphasis in corporate communications. She is a member of the USC Chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Her BA is in Anthropology from UCLA; and she received an Associate?s degree in Liberal Arts from Northampton Community College (Bethlehem, PA). Husband, Dr. Thom Mason, DMA, is the Founding Chair of the Jazz department, tenured Professor in the USC Thornton School of Music.