Research Assistant I (Montreal)
Syneos Health Clinical
Montréal, QC
  • (19002368)
PRIMARY FUNCTION:
The Research Assistant is responsible for ensuring volunteer well-being and safety, adhering to the timeframes required by the study, and offering top quality customer service experiences.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES : * Ensure the well-being of volunteers and that adverse events are gathered and documented. * Perform the full spectrum of technical activities related to the field of expertise. * Perform catheter insertion and venipuncture. * Measure vital signs within the required timeframes. * Performs intradermal, intracutaneous and intramuscular injections. * May be called upon to insert nasogastric tubes and to perform any other tasks for projects. * Prepare, collect and process pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic samples. * Measure physiological data (weight, height, bone structure). * Perform electrocardiograms. * Collect and process diagnostic samples (alcohol breath tests, urine samples). * Ensure that the informed consent form is read, details study specifics, and answers volunteer questions. * Receive volunteers (e.g. updates file, checks identification, searches personal belongings). * Administer study medication. * Distribute and monitor volunteer meals. * Perform all general assistance such as labeling, study arrangements, etc.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:
  • Vocational Diploma in health, assistance, and nursing with updated qualifications * Nursing or phlebotomist of RMA certification required * Relative alternate certification may be considered acceptable
MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • Less than 1 year of relevant work experience * Must demonstrate good computer skills especially in the utilization of Microsoft Word and Excel * Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal skills, both written and spoken, with an ability to inform, influence, convince, and persuade For positions located in Canada: * English (level): Required proficiency includes the ability to understand various messages, communicate verbally on subjects that are often specialized and technical, and the ability write simple messages. * Other (optional): Member in good standing of either the OIIAQ or the OPTMQ.
Disclaimer:
Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive. The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities. Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description. The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above. Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.

Primary Location North America - CAN-Montreal-5160-BoulDecarie
Job Site Operations
Schedule Part-time
Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time
Employee Status Regular
Expected Salary Range TBD