Abbott Associate Clinical Research, Abbott Point of Care (Ottawa) in Ottawa, Ontario

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 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-centred 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 metre, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, Abbott Pointe, is located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Status : Full Time/Permanent

Position Overview :

As a Clinical Research Associate, you will be involved in execution and monitoring of clinical studies for the i-STAT® whole blood testing system. As part of the Clinical Affairs Team, your responsibilities will include: monitoring of studies to ensure timely and successful execution of clinical studies, resolving study-related discrepancies, developing and writing clinical documents, and other related duties. You will interact with an interdisciplinary team of scientists, project managers, statisticians and data managers to design, execute, analyze and report on clinical studies.


The position is for a Clinical Research Associate who will be responsible for all aspects of clinical trial monitoring as well as the management of study documentation.

Required Education and Experience:

Minimum Education: B.Sc. in a scientific or related discipline

A minimum of 3 years experience in conducting clinical research, preferably in the field of in vitro diagnostics or medical devices

Experience in clinical research monitoring or working for a sponsor organization is an asset.

Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice is required.

Excellent oral and written communication skills (English)

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a multi-disciplinary environment.

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.

Travel may be required (up to 10%)

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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.

Abbott strives to promote and maintain an inclusive, high-performing culture that allows all employees to reach their full potential and contribute to Abbott’s success.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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