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Clinical Research Associate, Abbott Point Of Care (ottawa)

March 23 2021
Categories Clinical research, Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D, Research and development
Ottawa, ON

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 130 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 109,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 160 countries we serve.

Abbott Point of Care is a worldwide leader in providing with-patient care solutions that are intuitive, reliable, and cost-effective for our customers. By delivering lab-quality results in minutes, our i-STAT® System family of with-patient products and services fosters a collaborative, patient-centered environment while driving operational performance. We are headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, with more than 1,500 global employees and a presence in 84 countries. Our 46,500 square meter, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, Abbott Point of Care, is located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Status: Full time/Permanent


  • Ensures validity of study by identifying/resolving
    discrepancies and obtaining missing data and may track core lab activities and more complex components of the trial

  • Contributes to developing and writing clinical protocols, case report forms, and other study aids for investigational products
    by addressing issues by interacting with appropriate personnel

  • Maintains expertise in regulations for applicable geographies and types of studies (IDE, non-significant risk, feasibility, exempt, etc.). Serves as a resource related to clinical trial regulations.

  • May mentor and train new employees

  • Serves as a trainer for contract research organizations (CROs) needed for additional monitoring support.

  • Ensures timely collection of study documentation by obtaining, maintaining and controlling all necessary records and documentation according to procedures and regulations. Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  • Other miscellaneous duties as may be required.

Education and Experience:

  • A University degree is preferred or equivalent experience.

  • Three to six years of related work experience is required.

  • Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills

  • A mechanical aptitude and good organizational skills

  • A keen interest in continuous learning

  • Experience running cartridges and dealing with blood is preferred

  • Science/Chemistry/Biochemistry and/or phlebotomy experience would be considered an asset

  • Personal attributes: professionalism, adaptability, approachability, enthusiasm, excellent attention to detail, self-motivated, shows initiative and can work effectively as part of a team.

  • You must be a self-starter and have the ability to follow instructions and use good judgment. The individual must be flexible and be able to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.

  • This position requires someone who can work Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Our diversity goals for recruitment, hiring, and retention are embedded in our corporate goals, and our diversity initiatives are supported by the highest level of the organization.

We strongly believe that a diverse workforce fosters more creative and innovative thinking throughout the organization. Creating an inclusive environment, where everyone is respected and valued, enables us to leverage our diversity as a business driver and strengthens our position as a global leader.

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