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Clinical Research Coordinator/Medical Lab Assistant

In 2015, Manna Research and LMC Diabetes & Endocrinology (LMC) merged their research operations creating one of the largest networks of fully-owned and integrated outpatient clinical research sites in North America. Combined, they have over 40 years of experience conducting more than 1500 clinical research studies to thoroughly test new medications or medical devices for safety and efficacy.

Currently, our rapidly expanding team is looking for a regional Clinical Research Coordinator/Medical Lab Assistant who can work for us on a full-time permanent basis, supporting our Manna and LMC sites in Vancouver.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • To conduct the clinical research study according to the study protocol, GCP, and the LMC & Manna Research SOP
  • To recruit and screen patients for participation in clinical research studies
  • To obtain proper written informed consent from each study participant prior to participation in the study
  • To schedule study participant visits as per protocol
  • To perform delegated protocol specific activities completely and accurately
  • To obtain all necessary documentation as required by the protocol (i.e. ECG, echocardiogram or pulmonary function test results)
  • To monitor and report all adverse experiences and abnormal results to the Investigator and Sponsor
  • To create source documents and any other research documents required for the successful conduct of a clinical research study
  • Meet with the Sponsor's representatives to discuss the conduct of the study and review study data
  • Provide support to the Diabetes Educators by instructing patients on diabetes self management skills in both individual and group settings. As well as, teach administration of insulin effectively, including titration and management as per medical directives.
  • Specimen collect, process and ship according to the study protocol, laboratory manual and other procedures.
  • Process other in-house testing i.e. urine sampling, pregnancy tests, ACTH stimulation test, AIC and to maintain accurate source documents
  • Manage ECGs, Vital signs (i.e. blood pressure, temperature, heart rate, waist measurement, weight & height) and other clinical procedures as required by protocol
  • Temperature Monitor: Review and record daily, deal with temperature excursion, perform monthly and annual maintenance on temperature monitor system.
  • Manage Equipment Calibration and Maintenance. All equipment in clinical research studies are inspected, calibrated and maintained with supporting documentation
  • Manage research lab medical supply inventory
  • Perform CRCA tasks (duties) such as study medication accountability, eCRF data entry, database query and review, preparation of patient charts, patient monitoring and problem solving.
  • Implement and Maintain principles of good hygiene and universal precautions. Also ensure PPE are available and appropriately used.
  • Perform Health and Safety Inspector duties as required by LMC Health and Safety guidelines
  • Achieve and maintain IATA  and GCP certification.
  • Manage and Archive clinical research documents, medical charts and essential documents.
  • Bio-hazardous waste management 

Requirements:

  • University degree / post-grad diploma in a related field, science background required (Certificate, DEC or B.Sc.)
  • Phlebotomy experience is considered a strong asset.
  • Completion of a Laboratory Technician or Assistant program at a recognized College or University or MLT certification is considered a strong asset.

LMC & Manna seeks dynamic individuals who embrace learning and innovation opportunities and those who contribute to great visioning.

LMC provides four industry-leading programs areas:

  • Specialist healthcare (publicly-funded) - representing the largest non-academic group of Endocrinologists globally
  • Nationally-accredited Diabetes Education Program
  • Canada's largest Clinical Research network specializing in Diabetes innovations
  • A network of diabetes focused pharmacies

Why LMC & Manna might be right for you!

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits
  • Pension contribution matching
  • Education allowance (days and funding)
  • Ongoing career training and development
  • Employee Appreciation Days Off
  • Additional Holiday Closure
  • Opportunities to work with internationally renowned Endocrinologists
  • State of the art Electronic Medical Records (EMR) environment

We thank all candidates, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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