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Attaché(e) de Recherche Clinique II, Oncologie, Est du Canada - IQVIA Biotech

Kirkland, Canada Full time R1425011

Kirkland, Canada| Canada| Remote

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*** Please attach CV in English

IQVIA Biotech est à la recherche d'un associé de recherche clinique II avec une expérience en surveillance en oncologie basé dans l'Est du Canada.   Doit être bilingue en français et en anglais.

Aperçu du poste

Surveiller et gérer les centres pour s’assurer qu’ils réalisent les études et produisent des rapports sur les données d’étude conformément au protocole d’étude, aux règlements et aux lignes directrices applicables, et aux exigences du promoteur.

Fonctions essentielles

  • Effectuer des visites de surveillance du centre (visites de sélection, d'initiation, de surveillance et de clôture) conformément à la portée des travaux indiquée au contrat et aux bonnes pratiques cliniques.

  • Travailler avec les centres pour adapter, piloter et suivre le plan de recrutement des sujets conformément aux besoins du projet afin d'améliorer la prévisibilité.

  • Administrer le protocole et la formation sur les études connexe dans les centres assignés et établir régulièrement la communication avec les centres pour gérer les attentes et les problèmes en cours de projet.

  • Évaluer la qualité et l'intégrité des pratiques du centre d'étude liées au bon déroulement du protocole et au respect de la réglementation applicable. Signaler les problèmes de qualité, le cas échéant.

  • Gérer l'avancement des études assignées en suivant les soumissions et les approbations réglementaires, le recrutement et l'inscription, l'achèvement et la soumission du cahier d’observation (CRF), ainsi que la production et la résolution des requêtes de données. Apporter son appui pendant la phase de démarrage, au besoin.

  • S’assurer que les copies/originaux (selon les besoins) des documents du centre sont ajoutés au dossier principal d'essai (DPE) et vérifier que le dossier du centre de l’investigateur (DCI) est conservé conformément aux BPC et aux exigences réglementaires locales.

  • Créer et maintenir une documentation appropriée concernant la gestion du centre, les résultats des visites de surveillance et les plans d'action en soumettant des rapports de visite réguliers, en générant des lettres de suivi et d'autres documents d'étude requis.

  • Collaborer et assurer la liaison avec les membres de l'équipe de l’étude pour le soutien à l'exécution du projet, le cas échéant.

  • Le cas échéant, soutenir l’élaboration du plan de recrutement des sujets du projet pour un centre donné.

  • Le cas échéant, superviser la gestion financière du centre conformément à l'accord d'essai clinique signé et récupérer les factures conformément aux exigences locales.

Diplômes et expérience

  • Baccalauréat dans une discipline scientifique ou en soins de santé exigé

  • Au moins 2 ans d’expérience en surveillance sur place.

  • Une combinaison équivalente d’études, de formation et d’expérience peut aussi être acceptée.

  • Bonne connaissance et aptitude à appliquer les exigences réglementaires applicables en matière de recherche clinique.

  • C'est-à-dire les lignes directrices des bonnes pratiques cliniques (BPC) et du Conseil international d’harmonisation (CIH).

  • Bonne connaissance des thérapies et protocoles, tels que présentés dans la formation en entreprise.

  • Compétences informatiques, y compris la maîtrise de Microsoft Word, Excel et PowerPoint et de l'utilisation d'un ordinateur portable ainsi que d'un iPhone et d'un iPad (le cas échéant).

  • Maîtrise écrite et verbale de l'anglais et du français

  • Solides compétences en matière d’organisation et de résolution de problèmes.

  • Gestion efficace du temps et des finances.

  • Capacité à établir et à entretenir des relations de travail efficaces avec les collègues, les gestionnaires et les clients.

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IQVIA Biotech is seeking a Clinical Research Associate II with Oncology monitoring experience based in Eastern Canada.  Must be bilingual in French and English.  

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

Participates in the preparation and execution of Phase I-IV clinical trials.  Oversees the progress of clinical investigations by conducting site evaluation, initiation, and interim close out visits to sites.  Monitors clinical trials in accordance with Good Clinical Practices and procedures set forth by IQVIA Biotech and sponsors.  Works closely with the Clinical Trial Manager (CTM) and/or Lead CRA t0 ensure all monitoring activities are conducted according to study requirements. This position may also serve as Lead CRA.

II ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participates in the investigator recruitment process. Performs site evaluation visits of potential investigators. Evaluates the capability of the site to successfully manage and conduct the clinical study.
  • Collaborates with the ISSC department to coordinate activities with the site in preparation for the initiation of the study. Obtains regulatory documentation for successful implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of clinical trials. Works with ISSC and site staff to obtain regulatory (IRB/IEC) approval of study specific documents
  • Performs study initiation activities, reviewing with the site personnel the protocol, regulatory issues, study procedures, and provides training on completion of the eCRF; monitoring activities and study close-out activities.
  • Trains site staff on the EDC system and verifies site computer system.
  • Assists in resolving any issues to ensure compliance with site file audits in conjunction with ISSC.
  • Assures adherence to Good Clinical Practices, investigator integrity, and compliance with all study procedures through on-site monitoring visits. Performs validation of source documentation as required by sponsor. Prepares monitoring reports and letters per the timelines defined in IQVIA Biotech SOPs by using approved IQVIA Biotech/sponsor templates and reports.
  • Documents accountability, stability and storage conditions of clinical trial materials as required by sponsor.  Performs investigational product inventory.  Ensures return of unused materials to designated location or verifies destruction as required.
  • Reviews the quality and integrity of the clinical data through (1) in house review of electronic CRF data and (2) on-site source verification. Works with sites to resolve data queries.
  • Perform SAE review and reconciliation
  • May review protocols, eCRFs, study manuals and other related documents, as requested by Clinical Trial Manager and/or Lead CRA.
  • Serves as primary contact between IQVIA Biotech and investigator; coordinates all correspondence; ensures timely transmission of clinical data with the study site and technical reporting, as requested.
  • Performs study close-out visits per the study specific Clinical Monitoring Plan including final investigational product reconciliation and disposition, site study file reconciliation, data query resolution through to database lock and resolution of outstanding action items.
  • May assist with, and attend, Investigator Meetings for assigned studies.
  • Attends study-related, company, departmental, and external meetings, as required.
  • May serve as mentor for new clinical study monitors.
  • Authorized to request site audits due to data integrity concerns.
  • Ensure internal and study-related trainings are completed per IQVIA Biotech and/or study timelines; CTMS should always be current with the pertinent site updates/contacts.
  • Ensure all study deliverables are completed per IQVIA Biotech and study timelines.

LEAD CRA ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Lead Clinical Research Associate mayperform any of the following tasks:

  • Participate in the investigator recruitment process. Perform site evaluation visits, as needed, of potential investigators. Evaluates the capability of the site to successfully manage and conduct the clinical study.
  • Collaborate with the ISSC department to coordinate activities with the site in preparation for the initiation of the study. Obtains regulatory documentation for successful implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of clinical trials. Works with ISSC and site staff to obtain regulatory (IRB/IEC) approval of study specific documents
  • Perform study initiation activities, reviewing with the site personnel the protocol, regulatory issues, study procedures, and provides training on completion of the eCRF; monitoring activities and study close-out activities.
  • Assists with, and attends, Investigator Meetings for assigned studies.
  • Train site staff on the EDC system and verify site computer system.
  • Assist in resolving any issues to ensure compliance with site file audits in conjunction with ISSC.
  • Assure adherence to Good Clinical Practices, investigator integrity, and compliance with all study procedures through on-site monitoring visits. Performs validation of source documentation as required by sponsor. Prepares monitoring reports and letters per the timelines defined in IQVIA Biotech SOPs by using approved IQVIA Biotech/sponsor templates and reports.
  • Document accountability, stability and storage conditions of clinical trial materials as required by sponsor. Performs investigational product inventory.  Ensures return of unused materials to designated location or verifies destruction as required.
  • Review the quality and integrity of the clinical data through (1) in house review of electronic CRF data and (2) on-site source verification. Work with sites to resolve data queries.
  • May review draft protocols, eCRFs, monitoring reports and follow-up letters, study manuals and other prepare study-related documents and templates, as requested by the CTM and/or PM.
  • May serve as primary contact between IQVIA Biotech and investigator; coordinates all correspondence; ensures timely transmission of clinical data with the study site and technical reporting, as requested.
  • Assist CTM and/or PM in review of project budgets, monitoring costs, potential overruns and propose/implement cost effective solutions.
  • Assist the study management in identifying and generating changes in scope
  • Perform study close-out visits per the study specific Clinical Monitoring Plan including final investigational product reconciliation and disposition, site study file reconciliation, data query resolution through to database lock and resolution of outstanding action items.
  • Authorized to request site audits due to data integrity concerns.
  • Attend study-related, company, departmental, and external meetings, as required.
  • Ensure internal and study-related trainings are completed per IQVIA Biotech and/or study timelines; CTMS should always be current with the pertinent site updates/contacts.
  • Ensure all study deliverables are completed per IQVIA Biotech and study timelines
  • Conduct Field Evaluation Visits and field training of CRA Is, IIs and Sr CRAs.
  • Serve as mentor for junior CRAs and those new to the company and/or study.
  • Participate in the performance appraisal program by providing timely and accurate feedback regarding the performance of a perspective CRA.
  • Review and approve CRA travel expenses and time sheets.
  • Perform other duties, as requested.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of clinical research process and medical terminology.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to express complex ideas to study personnel at research and clinical institutions.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to reason independently and recommend specific solutions in clinical settings.
  • Ability to understand electronic data capture including basic data processing functions.
  • Knowledge of current GCP/ICH guidelines applicable to the conduct of clinical research.
  • Ability to qualify for a major credit card, rent an automobile

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Very limited physical effort required to perform normal job duties
  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech
  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time

MINIMUM RECRUITMENT STANDARDS:

  • BS/BA/BSc (or equivalent) in one of the life sciences or health care background (RPh, RN, etc.) and a minimum of two (2) years of monitoring/site management experience is required; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Must possess 2+ years of oncology and/or medical device experience.
  • Experience in monitoring and/or coordinating clinical trials required.
  • Must be able to travel domestically approximately 65%-85%.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Computer skills including proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and use of a laptop computer

IQVIA est fière d'être un employeur offrant l'égalité des chances et nous nous engageons à créer un environnement diversifié et inclusif. Nous ne pratiquons aucune discrimination fondée sur la base de tout motif de discrimination interdit applicable, y compris, mais sans s'y limiter, la race, la religion, la couleur, l'origine nationale, le sexe, l'orientation sexuelle, l'âge, l'état civil ou le handicap. Des accommodements pour les candidats avec un handicap sont disponibles à toutes les étapes du processus de recrutement, sur demande. Si vous avez une déficience physique ou un handicap nécessitant un accommodement, nous vous encourageons à le divulguer lors du processus de recrutement afin qu'IQVIA puisse vous accommoder de manière appropriée.

IQVIA est l'un des principaux fournisseurs mondiaux d'analyses avancées, de solutions technologiques et de services de recherche clinique pour l'industrie des sciences de la vie. Nous tenons à repousser les limites de la science humaine et de la science des données pour avoir le plus grand impact possible - pour aider nos clients à créer un monde plus sain. Pour en savoir plus, consultez le site https://jobs.iqvia.com

IQVIA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We do not discriminate on the basis of any applicable prohibited ground of discrimination, including but not limited to race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available at all stages of the recruitment process upon request. If you have a physical impairment or a disability that requires an accommodation, we encourage you to disclose this during the recruiting process so that IQVIA can appropriately accommodate you.

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at https://jobs.iqvia.com

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