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Seeking highly motivated, innovative thinking, medical and scientific professionals.

With an emphasis on personal growth and development, BioPharma Services strives to create an environment where our people matter.  To provide excellence by inspiring enhanced performance to advance medical research and creating a team to drive results.  We take pride in the work we do and welcome all individuals that want to join our dynamic culture and be a part of our brand.

Review our currently available opportunities and explore the possibility of becoming a part of our community of Clinical Research Professionals.

Toronto, Ontario - Clinical Screening Technician

Position Summary: Perform all delegated/assigned medical screening tasks in compliance with study protocol, SOPs, GCP and regulatory requirements.     Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Review study protocol and participate in the protocol training meeting prior to performing any study related activities.
  • Obtain written informed consent from potential subjects.
  • Record medication/smoking/substance use history, medical/surgical history and demographic information based on the interview with the potential subject.
  • Review Inclusion/Exclusion criteria and compliance check for potential subjects.
  • Obtain Vital Signs and perform electrocardiogram (ECG).
  • Conduct study initiation meeting as assigned
  • Assist other medical screening staff in accurate and timely completion of required tasks.
  • Obtain body measurements including height and body weight, and calculate Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Collect/process blood and urine samples, conduct screening for drugs of abuse and cotinine, perform breath alcohol test and any other medical screening related activities as required.
  • Perform screening reception duties as required, including but not limited to ID verification.
  • Accurate and timely completion of all applicable medical screening records in compliance with the study protocol, SOPs, GCP/GDP and regulatory requirements.
  • Assist in clinical study tasks as required during clinical conduct
  • Assist in training staff in screening tasks and clinical tasks
  • Perform data review of the medical screening source and/or other related documents as required.
  • Perform data entry/transcription (e.g. CRF completion) as required.
  • Write and/or review source documentation forms
  • Checking the eligibility of transfer of potential subjects from one study to another
  • Performs other tasks and projects as assigned
  Qualifications:
  • Non-Ontario Medical Doctor with a diploma from an institution recognized by WHO
  • Experience in medical practice
  • 1-2 years of recent phlebotomy and ECG experience
  • 2 year Medical Technology Diploma or equivalent
  • Current BCLS & First Aid certification
  • Strong organizational, time management and planning skills to work independently with efficiency and accuracy
  • Strong team player with ability to multi-task in a fast-pace environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and public relation skills
  • Experience in dealing with and handling confidential information
  • Proficiency in English, with excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
If you are interested or know of someone who would be interested in applying for this position, Please send your application to: resumes@biopharmaservices.com

Toronto, Ontario - Associate Director, Clinical Operations

Position Summary: Reporting to the VP Clinical Operations the Associate Director, Clinical Operations is responsible for the execution of all aspects of clinical trials.  Associate Director, Clinical Operations will be responsible for the:
  • Operational aspects of clinical studies for the Canadian Facility.
  • Management of the operational expenses for the Canadian Facility.
  • Meet expectations of corporate goals, timelines, cost and quality performance.
  • The Associate Director will oversee the planning, development, implementation, execution, and management of assigned clinical trials, as well as participate in other areas requiring scientific/technical expertise.
  Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Management responsibilities for the Associate Director of Clinical Operations for the Canadian facility
  • Ensures clinical trial activities are carried out by adhering to the policies, study protocols, SOPs, GCP and ICH requirements and pertinent regulations
  • Directs and supervises all Clinical Leads and assigned staff members
  • Responsible for providing support and guidance to the various clinic teams and to coordinate all operational activities of the clinic
  • Plans, organizes, manages and monitors the clinic activities/operations in order to achieve the expected results. Ensures that high-quality customer service is offered by all clinic employees
  • Assess performance of direct reports and other team members and establish goals and development plans with the clinic staff
  • Write SOPs, policies and rules to conduct phase 1 and bioequivalence clinical studies
  • Participates in strategic decisions and partnering activities to increase productivity, reduce costs, and ensure that corporate clinical goals are met on time and on budget
  • Maintains current professional knowledge base of clinical research methodologies and regulatory requirements
  • Interacts with Study Monitors, investigators, regulators, vendors, and others external to the Company
  • Serves as a key interface with Project Management with regard to budget, resources, priorities, strategy, and time lines.
  • Participates on Safety Committee, Protocol Review Committee, Inter-departmental meetings
  • Actively analyze and develop action plans to address issues brought up by QA, Study Monitors, sponsors and regulatory agencies
  • Performs other tasks and projects as assigned
  Qualifications:
  • Nine or more years’ experience in clinical trials, five years in a management role and at least 4 years of relevant experience in a Clinical Research Organization
  • Significant experience managing Phase I-IIB, Bioavailability and Bioequivalence studies
  • Degree in Health Sciences or related discipline (MD or RN preferred)
  • CCRP certification
  • Computer literacy and excellent communication skills
If you are interested or know of someone who would be interested in applying for this position, Please send your application to: resumes@biopharmaservices.com

Toronto, Ontario - Senior Statistical Programmer

Position Summary: The Senior Statistical SAS Programmer is responsible for the development of SAS codes to create CDISC-compliant data sets (SDTM and ADaM), client-defined analysis datasets, and for the development of SAS code to generate Tables, Listings and Graphs/Figures (TLGs/TLFs) as well as integrated summaries of safety (ISS) and efficacy (ISE), ad hoc analyses and electronic submission deliverables, such as datasets, data documentation, and programs. The Senior Statistical SAS Programmer  provides technical support and planning to develop the SAS macros and oversee the implementation of SAS codes and independently performs the statistical analysis on the clinical study data as outlined in the Clinical Study Protocol and /or Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP), and quality control (QC) checks for TLGs/TLFs. In addition, the qualified individual reviews the clinical study protocol and clinical study report as well as involves in the development of SAP, and works closely with Biostatistician to participate in the validation process of SAS programs on various clinical projects required and works with other teams (PK, Clinical Data Management, Medical Writing) to lead a team of programmers to manage timelines and deliverables.     Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical support and planning for the development of SAS codes or as per specified in protocol and SAP or the client requires
  • Review data standardization plan, SDTM data specifications, and a study data reviewer’s guide for submitted datasets as per regulatory guidance
  • Prepare ADaM dataset specifications as per required
  • Develop and validate SAS codes for the creation of CDISC datasets (SDTM and ADaM) according to approved datasets specifications for clinical study data
  • Validate SDTM and ADaM datasets and create define.xml file
  • Prepare analysis data reviewer’s guides (ADRG), define.xml and document the CDISC package (programs, validator report, datasets, define.xml, ADRG) for submission purpose
  • Provide training and technical guidance to Statistical Programmers
  • Write and validate SAS codes for the analysis of clinical study data to generate the  complete and accurate statistical tables, listings and graphs/figures (TLGs/TLFs) in according with the study protocol, SAP, and well-defined formats
  • Implement quality control (QC) tasks for the statistical outputs: (TLGs/TLFs) and the QC checks of SAS program as required according to SOPs
  • Review the clinical study protocol and clinical study report as assigned
  • Review SAP and prepare mock shells as required
  • Debug the complex issues of SAS codes in a timely manner to provide ad hoc flexible and rapid SAS programming
  • Work with team to complete the validation of SAS programs on various clinical study data in accordance with validation plan and user requirements specifications as per SOPs
  • Create randomization scheme for clinical studies as needed
  • Archive clinical trial data (raw data, SDTM, and ADaM datasets) and programming documentation in accordance with SOPs and/or clinical trial sponsor’s specific requirements
  • Perform miscellaneous tasks as assigned
  Qualifications:
  • Sc or M.Sc in Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics/Biostatistics, relevant experience with SAS/Base, SAS/Macro, SAS/SQL and SAS/Graph
  • Strong SAS hands-on programming skill in the generation of tables, listings, and figures for clinical trials
  • At least 4-year experience with proven SAS skills in clinical trial analysis, CDISC and reporting
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to delegate and prioritize work to meet tight deadlines while maintaining high standards
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Solid knowledge of clinical drug development process and knowledge of FDA and other regulatory requirements and ICH/GCP guidelines and CDISC requirements
  • Full knowledge and understanding of the processes and procedures used within a statistical programming environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers, and clients
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Attentive to details, good initiative and able to work with changing priorities
If you are interested or know of someone who would be interested in applying for this position, Please send your application to: resumes@biopharmaservices.com

Toronto, Ontario - Senior Biostatistician

Position Summary: The Senior Biostatistician who will be responsible for application of statistical methods, providing statistical inputs, modifications of SAS codes, validation of SAS codes for clinical study data and generation of Tables, Listings and Graphs as outlined in the Clinical Study Protocol and Data Analysis Plan. The Senior Biostatistician will review clinical study protocol and clinical study report as well as work with PK/PD scientists for the development of the Statistical Analysis Plan and SOPs related to Biostatistics activities. Also, the Senior Biostatistician needs to interact with internal teams and external sponsors, auditors and clients.     Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide statistical inputs on study projects, especially in the field of statistical methodologies in study design, sample size estimation, statistical modeling, data handling, analysis and reporting
  • Work with Biostatistics team to develop and validate SAS codes for the analysis of clinical study data, generate output tables, listings and graphs in according with the study protocol and the statistical analysis plan (SAP)
  • Work with PK/PD scientists to prepare SAP
  • Generate randomization scheme for clinical studies
  • Provide technical advice to junior Biostatisticians as well as Statistical Programmers assigned to the program/projects.
  • Work with PK/Biostatistics team to prepare and review SOPs
  • Review statistical outputs and clinical study report
  • Work with Data Management team to provide inputs for the specifications of domains and the creation of CDISC ADaM datasets
  • Provide statistical consultations to the clients
  Qualifications:
  • M.Sc in Statistics or Biostatistics, experience with SAS/Base, SAS/Macro, SAS/SQL and SAS/Graph
  • Strong experience with statistical methods and modeling
  • At least 3 years of Biostatistician experience in the pharmaceutical industry or in the field of clinical research is required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Good interpersonal skills, good communication skills
  • Attentive to details, good initiative and able to work with changing priorities
If you are interested or know of someone who would be interested in applying for this position, Please send your application to: resumes@biopharmaservices.com

Toronto, Ontario - Facility Cleaner

Position Summary: Cleaners are responsible for ensuring that the entire building is kept in a reasonably clean manner, at all times. They must follow their scheduled shifts and prioritize duties accordingly. Most importantly, they are to report all concerns immediately to a supervisor.   Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Washrooms are first priority at the beginning, during and before finishing every shift. If there is a study in progress then this is the starting point of the shift.
  • Ensure all work is done with consideration to health and safety with regards to yourself and all others.
  • Consistently inspect the entire building for cleanliness
  • Dispose garbage from all rooms throughout the building
  • Ensure all the furniture is kept clean
  • Sweep and mop floor surface of the entire building including staircases
  • Ensure all carpets are vacuumed regularly
  • All glass is to be kept clean
  • All doorknobs, walls and counter tops are to be wiped
  • Clean lunch room daily as often as necessary
  • Keep outside the building grounds and parking lot clean
  • Seasonal ice/snow remove salt
  • Making of beds throughout Clinic Dormitories
  • Report all problems and concerns to your supervisor, if a concern needs immediate attention and your supervisor is not available please inform an available supervisor.
Qualifications:
  • Minimum High School or equivalent
  • Minimum 1-3 years prior work experience performing related or similar duties
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs, bend, reach, climb stairs and stand for extended periods of time
  • Scheduling Flexibility:**
  • Must be available to work day, afternoon and weekend shifts (variable shifts) based on business needs. **
  • Hard-working individual
  • Good communication skills
  • Professional mannerism
  • Ability to prioritize assigned tasks
  • Able to multi-task
If you are interested or know of someone who would be interested in applying for this position, Please send your application to: resumes@biopharmaservices.com

Toronto, Ontario - Statistical Programmer

Position Summary: The statistical programmer performs all SAS programming tasks for clinical trial analysis, perform validation for internally developed SAS codes, implements the statistical analysis on the clinical study data, generates the study summary tables, data listings and graphs/figures (TLGs/TLFs) and performs quality control (QC) checks of the statistical outputs (TLGs/TLFs).   This position prepares clinical data from multiple sources, creates derived datasets, executes data specifications to transform clinical study data into Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)-compliant data sets (SDTM and ADaM), reviews SDTM specifications, and prepares ADaM specifications, define.xml, and works closely with teams to participate in the validation process of SAS programs on various clinical projects required.       Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Write SAS codes for the creation of SDTM and ADaM datasets as per SDTMIG & ADaMIG for clinical study data
  • Validate SDTM and ADaM datasets and create define.xml file
  • Develop and debug simple to complex SAS programs in a timely manner to provide ad hoc flexible and rapid SAS programming
  • Work with Biostatisticians to complete the validation of SAS programs on various clinical study data in accordance with validation plan and user requirements specifications as per SOPs
  • Execute double programming for newly developed SAS codes and generation of TLFs
  • Maintains documentation for SAS programs and validation results
  • Perform statistical analysis of clinical trial data and generate statistical tables, graphs/figures, and listings for clinical trial data as per study protocol and statistical  analysis plan (SAP)
  • Implement quality control (QC) tasks of the statistical outputs: (TLG/Fs) and the checks of SAS program as required according to SOPs
  • Review study data reviewer’s guide and analysis data reviewer’s guide for submitted datasets as per regulatory guidance
  • Review study protocols, SAP with mock shells, and clinical study report as assigned.
  • Perform miscellaneous tasks as assigned
  Qualifications:
  • Minimum BS (MS preferred) in Computer Science, Statistics, Biostatistics
  • Experience at least 2 years in SAS programming including SAS/BASE, SAS/SQL and SAS/Macros in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge and experience of CDISC
  • Knowledge of FDA, EMA and Health Canada and ICH regulations and guidelines preferred
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary research team
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and to work with tight deadlines while maintaining high standards
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and detailed-oriented
If you are interested or know of someone who would be interested in applying for this position, Please send your application to: resumes@biopharmaservices.com

Toronto, Ontario - Pharmacokinetic Scientist

Position Summary:
      The Pharmacokinetic Scientist is responsible for providing scientific expertise for the design, analysis, reporting, and presentation of pharmacokinetic data for various study designs such as BA/BE and Phase I studies. They also provide scientific support to the other company divisions and acts as a scientific consultant with the clients.
Duties and Responsibilities:
     
  • Performs literature and data evaluation to provide scientific background for clinical studies design
  • Prepares the PK portion of synopses for clinical studies
  • Answers inquiries in process of preparation and reviews study protocols
  • Performs/reviews pharmacokinetic analysis of concentration-time data with the up-to dated software
  • Prepares/reviews the pharmacokinetic section of study reports
  • Interacts and provides input and feedback to Biostatistics Department for data analysis
  • Reviews statistical output to evaluate study results
  • Reviews study reports
  • Provides scientific support to other departments and teams in the areas of pharmacology, pharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics
  • Takes part in revision of the Biopharmaceutics Department and the company SOPs; provides input into departmental practices and maintains updated the study- and report-related templates
  • Maintains the Biopharmaceutics Department databases; provides the department and the company with updated scientific literature and maintains regulatory guidelines updated
Qualifications:
     
  • At least M.Sc in Pharmacy/Pharmacology or related field plus minimum 2 year experience with clinical trials design/data analysis
  • Expertise in the fields of pharmacology and pharmacokinetics
  • Proficiency in the Pk/Stats softwares
  • Proven abilities in literature evaluation, scientific and medical writing and scientific support
  • Demonstrated analytical thinking with strong attention to detail
  • Good organizational skills and ability for multitasking and prioritization
  • CRO experience is asset
  If you are interested or know of someone who would be interested in applying for this position, Please send your application to: resumes@biopharmaservices.com

Toronto, Ontario - Clinical Research Recruiter

Position Summary:

Perform telephone interview and day-to-day activities of Recruiting department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct telephone eligibility screening of potential English-speaking volunteers for inclusion or exclusion in all phases of clinical trials which includes but is not limited to, Reviewing screening criteria, Providing an overview of the study,Responding to volunteer preliminary questions, Capturing brief medical and medication history of volunteers, Completion of required paperwork
  • Book appointments for potential volunteers for onsite screening and assign volunteers to studies based on the results of medical screening visits
  • Daily data entry, maintenance and updating of electronic volunteer files into Bio Pharma Services Inc. subject database for telephone recruitment
  • Track statistics for clinical trials including but not limited to fill ratio, advertisement responses, and volunteer no show rates
  • Create documents as required by recruitment and screening processes including, but not limited to, Create Recruitment packages, Prepare lists for screening, Process referrals and referral payments, Master lists for Check-ins
  • Participate in training of new hires if experience allows
  • Involvement in departmental meetings
  • Cooperate with and support the Quality Assurance (QA) group during audit activities
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate BioPharma Services Inc. SOP’s and GCP and ICH guidelines
  • Other duties as may be required & as training and experience allow
  • Qualifications:
    • Undergraduate degree in sciences or equivalent
    • 1 - 2 years’ experience in a customer service environment and/or call center
    • 1-year work experience in a CRO an asset
    • Strong Organizing and planning skills to work independently with efficiency and accuracy
    • Excellent interpersonal and public relation skills
    • Demonstrated proficiency in English, with excellent oral and written communications skills
    • Decisive, good decision-making skills, able to escalate response to situations when relevant
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
      If you are interested or know of someone who would be interested in applying for this position, Please send your application to: resumes@biopharmaservices.com

    Toronto, Ontario - Registered Nurse

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    To monitor subject safety while they are in confinement, in compliance with the study protocols, SOP’s regulatory requirements and fulfill business needs of the company.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform ECG, Vital Signs, obtain blood sample and study specific testing
  • Obtain Medical History and Informed Consent from potential trial subjects
  • Obtain Informed Consent as appropriate
  • Explanation of the use of study drug(s)
  • Dispense and Administer study drug(s)
  • Receive physician’s medication order and administer medications from the crash cart
  • Adverse Event Reporting
  • Catheter insertion and removal
  • Perform drug/cotinine screen and alcohol test
  • Proper collecting, handling and processing of PK samples
  • Monitor and maintenance of Crash Cart
  • Cardiac Monitoring (Telemetry) (RN & Paramedic only)
  • Perform Advanced Medical Directives in case of emergency as per Principal Investigator or Sub-Investigator directives and as training and qualifications allow
  • Maintain accurate, complete, legible and timely data entry
  • Write and/or review source documentation forms
  • Serve and/or monitor meals
  • Performs other tasks and projects as assigned
  • Qualifications:

  • Education: RN with current registration with regulatory body in Ontario.
  • Current BCLS/ ACLS & First Aid certification.
  • Skills: Good interpersonal skills, good communication skills. Attentive to details, good initiative and able to work with changing priorities. Computer skills an asset.
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule
  • Please send your application to resumes@biopharmaservices.com

    St. Louis, Missouri - QC Data Reviewer

    Position Summary: Responsible for reviewing of all study related documentation to ensure the quality, reliability, accuracy, completeness and consistency according to Protocol, SOPs and Regulatory requirements. Other responsibilities as assigned.     Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Review study files after completion and ensure that they are accurate and legible according to protocol, SOPs and regulations
    • Ensure all prepared study source documents and/or forms are in accordance to protocols, SOPs and regulations
    • Review all other study related documentation: medical screening files, pharmacy labels and files, final report tabulations and PK STAT input and output as assigned
    • Observe, on a random basis, clinical procedures during the conduct of studies, sample bundling and shipping process
    • Provide reports of the reviewed data to relevant personnel/department
    • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
      Qualifications:
    • Post-secondary degree in a science or healthcare related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
    • 1-2 years of relevant clinical research experience, knowledge of ICH-GCPs and professional experience working in CRO
    • Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule and to adapt to changing priorities; able to work under pressure.
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent computer skills
    • Certification in Clinical Research is an asset.
    If you are interested or know of someone who would be interested in applying for this position, Please send your application to: resumes@biopharmaservices.com

    St. Louis, Missouri - Clinical Research Recruiter

    Position Summary: Perform all delegated/assigned recruiting tasks in compliance with study protocol, SOPs, GCP and regulatory requirements.     Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Enter and/or update potential volunteer information in the Recruitment Database
    • Offer study participation and provide tentative study information to potential study volunteers
    • Administer telephone questionnaires to potential study volunteers
    • Book, reschedule and/or cancel medical screening appointment(s) for potential study volunteer(s).
    • Perform screening reception duties as required, including but not limited to ID verification, recording of Demographic information (Medical Screening staff only).
    • Build and maintain solid relationship with study volunteers by providing excellent customer service
    • Resolve any volunteer related issues in a professional and timely manner
    • Provide metrics on advertisement, performance and recruitment activities
    • Provide statistical reports to management e.g. month end report, study recruiting stats
    • Participate in departmental meetings and assist management in implementing outlined departmental initiatives and developing strategies to maintain and increase subject retention
    • Perform any other duties as required permissible by training and experience
    Qualifications:
    • A minimum Grade12 high school diploma, college diploma preferred
    • 1-2 years experience in a customer service, call center environment
    • Strong knowledge of medical terminology an asset
    • Strong organizational, time management and planning skills to work independently with efficiency and accuracy
    • Excellent interpersonal and public relation/customer service skills
    • Strong team player with ability to multi-task in a fast-pace environment
    • Experience in dealing with and handling confidential information
    • Proficiency in English, with excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
    If you are interested or know of someone who would be interested in applying for this position, Please send your application to: resumes@biopharmaservices.com

    St. Louis, Missouri - Phlebotomist/Clinical Research Technician

    Position Summary: Responsible for collecting and processing blood samples from subjects as well as supporting the screening of subjects and ongoing compliance checks, collection of test specimens from subjects, assisting Nursing staff in obtaining Vital Signs, Height/Weight, Body Mass Index (BMI) and ECG data, and other activities in support of subject monitoring. Activities will also include processing of blood samples in a laboratory setting and assistance with preparing them for shipment. In addition, will serve meals and assist in keeping the Clinic clean. These activities require that the CRT read, understand, and train to the study protocol provided.   Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Review study protocol and participate in the protocol training meeting prior to performing any study related activities.
    • Perform ECG and Vital Signs
    • Collect/process blood and urine samples as well as other specimens as required.
    • Perform drug/cotinine screen and alcohol test as well as urine pregnancy test.
    • Obtain body measurements, including height and body weight, and calculate Body Mass Index (BMI).
    • Proper collecting, handling, and processing of PK samples
    • Process and ship lab samples
    • Assist in drug administration by performing hand and mouth check
    • Serve and/or monitor meals
    • Maintain accurate, complete, legible and timely data entry
    • Perform screening reception duties as required, including but not limited to ID verification, recording of demographic information
    • Perform data review of the source and/or other related documents as required.
    • Perform any other duties as required by Group Leader, Manager, Designee
      Qualifications:
    • CPR & First Aid certification preferred
    • Phlebotomy certification preferred
    • Flexible hours depending on business requirements.
    • Rotating shifts and weekend requirements
    If you are interested or know of someone who would be interested in applying for this position, Please send your application to: resumes@biopharmaservices.com