Research Assistant 1


Waterloo, Ontario

24 days ago

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Job Description

Title:  Research Assistant 1
Location: Waterloo, ON N2J 1C4

Duration: 06 months (Part-time)
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 8am to 5pm

Part time: 12 hours/week for BI 1404-0038 and 12 hours/week for BI 1404-0041 for 24 hours a week for site.
What are the three most important qualifications?  
Overweight/Obesity; review charts to identify participants, data entry/query resolution

Additional Skills/Qualifications:
  • Review Charts from Site Database
  • EDC Entry and Query Resolution
  • Visit scheduling and reminders
  • Update Study Portals
  • Maintain Study Supplies

A typical Research Assistant performs a variety of administrative tasks in support of clinical trials and assists in the performance of clinical procedures to collect data on patients enrolled and/or seeking enrollment in clinical studies.

• Verify and/or correct research study information on source documents. Research queries and variances, and provide feedback to the site data collector
• Input research study data into trial Electronic Data Capture (EDC) system, maintaining quality control for content, accuracy, and completeness
• Prepare and maintain research study files
• Compile, collate and submit study information within established deadlines
• Assist in maintenance of regulatory documentation
• Schedule subject visits and generate appropriate reports and documents for research subjects prior to visits
• Input visit data into Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) to track patient visits and procedures completed against the study budget
• Processing of required lab specimens, labeling of vials, and accurately filling out requisitions for storage and/or shipment per the study protocol and packaging and shipment regulations
• Perform various administrative support functions such as reception, office organization, and office supply management

• Basic knowledge of clinical trials
• In-depth knowledge of departmental, protocol and study-specific operating procedures, consent forms, and study schedules
• Basic knowledge of medical terminology
• Skilled in using MS Windows and Office applications such as Access, Outlook, Excel, and Word
• Excellent interpersonal skills

• BS/BA in life sciences or educational equivalent and/or relevant work experience in a clinical environment or medical setting; e.g. clinical research coordinator, nurse, medical assistant