Junior Assistant (Research Institute)


Offre publiée le 2024-07-07

Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

Do you want to work for a world-renowned research institute that pushes the boundaries of biomedical science and health research?

Right here in Montreal! At the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), you can be part of an organization focused on scientific discovery and innovation in patient-centered medicine.

Join us today and make a difference!

Job Description


The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and hospital research centre.

Located in Montreal, Quebec, the Institute is the research arm of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University.

The RI-MUHC is supported in part by the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRQS).

Position summary

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is a national study of adult development and aging that has recruited 50,000 individuals across Canada.

Information is being collected through telephone interviews, in person interviews, and physical assessments.

The Montreal CLSA Data Collection Site is located at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre. We are currently seeking a candidate who, under the supervision of the CLSA Data Collection Site Coordinator, will be responsible for :

General Duties

  • Welcoming and registering participants,
  • Confirming and scheduling appointments,
  • Performing tests to assess mobility, balance, grip strength, and cognitive function (training provided),
  • Measuring weight, height, blood pressure, carotid intima thickness, lung function, and ECG (training provided),
  • Bone density scanning , DXA (training provided),
  • Vision and hearing assessments (training provided),
  • Performing regular calibration and quality control of equipment,
  • Operating and maintaining equipment,
  • Complying with quality standards according to standard operating procedures (SOP) and applying practices required by the RI-MUHC for personal safety, safe use of equipment, protection of information, and proper disposal of all waste generated (including biological and reagent waste),
  • Reagent and inventory control, data entry and record keeping,
  • Performing other related duties requested by their immediate supervisor.

Website of the organization

Education / Experience

  • Diploma of College Studies (DCS) (health related),
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP),
  • Fluent in spoken French and English,
  • Good communication skills and positive attitude,
  • Ability to work independently and within a team,
  • Strong sense of organization, attention to detail, and ability to multitask,
  • Highest standards of professionalism and respect for confidentiality,
  • Available to work at variable times - day, evening, weekend,
  • Please submit your resume and a cover letter in one single

Word or PDF document.

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