POSITION SUMMARY :
The phlebotomist is responsible for applying the techniques associated with their profession, ensuring volunteer well-being and safety, and adhering to the timeframes required by the study, all while offering a quality customer service experience.
MAIN TASKS :
Activities must be carried out by adhering to the policies, study protocols, procedures, standard operating procedures, GLP/GCP regulations and regulatory organization standards relative to their division/service.
1. Ensures the well-being of volunteers:
a. Ensures that adverse events are gathered and documented.
2. Performs the full spectrum of technical activities related to their field of expertise:
a. Performs catheter insertion and venipuncture
b. Measures vital signs within the required timeframes
c. Performs intradermal, intracutaneous and intramuscular injections
d. Can be called upon to insert nasogastric tubes and/or to perform any other tasks for projects
e. Prepares, collects and processes pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic samples.
3. Measures physiological data (weight, height, bone structure).
4. Performs electrocardiograms.
5. Collects and processes diagnostic samples (alcohol breath tests, urine samples).
6. Ensures that the informed consent form is read, explains any study specifics and answers volunteer questions.
7. Receives volunteers (eg. updates file, checks identification, searches personal belongings).
8. Administers the study medication.
9. Distributes and monitors volunteer meals.
10. Performs all general assistance such as labelling, study arrangements, etc.
The employee may be called upon to perform other tasks related to their skill set, and for which he or she has been trained.