Clinical Research Associate

Clinical Monitoring Montreal, Quebec Remote/National, ON


Veristat is expanding our presence from our home office in Boston, up to Montreal and Toronto, and down in Research Triangle Park.

We do things differently than large CROs. Do you value scientific integrity and a collaborative team environment? If so, you will feel right at home here with dedicated opportunities to discuss your achievements and grow your career through quarterly managerial conversations.

We invite you to learn more about us at our website

As a Clinical Research Associate You Will...

  • Manage and monitor clinical trial activity, including conduct of all monitoring visits at investigator sites and ensure all regulatory, ethics and training requirements are met
  • Responsible for ensuring that data will pass international quality assurance audits and regulatory inspections
  • Assist the project manager with the preparation of study tools, presentations and training material for investigator meetings, site qualification visits and site initiation visits as required
  • Work with the Management team in the development/revision and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures as required
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate Sponsor and Veristat SOP’s, 21CFR/ICH guidelines and applicable regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that all activities and interactions are carried out with the highest ethical and professional standards and that all work is accomplished with quality and in accordance with Sponsor and Veristat values
  • Required to travel 60-80% on average
  • Any other duties assigned

Experience + Requirements

  • Sc. or advanced degree in life/health sciences or related discipline; or a certified healthcare professional; or equivalent certification/licensure from an appropriately accredited institution
  • Minimum 1 year experience in clinical monitoring or other relevant experience
  • Fluency in English and in the country's native language
  • Valid Driver's License where applicable
  • In some cases an equivalent combination of education, professional training, and experience that provides the required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities may be considered


Knowledge, Skills + Abilities

  • Strong clinical monitoring skills
  • Strong knowledge of FDA and Canadian clinical regulations, GCPs and applicable Standard Operating Procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate medical research data and proficient knowledge of medical terminology
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven flexibility and adaptability
  • Excellent team player with team building skills
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently as required
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques applicable to constantly changing environment
  • Good computer skills: good knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn appropriate software
  • Good English language and grammar skills