January 25 2024
Industries Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
Categories Laboratory, Diagnostics, Medical Imaging, Physicians
Quebec, QC • Full time


Physician - Contractor - Canada

Syneos Health® is a leading fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization built to accelerate customer success. We translate unique clinical, medical affairs and commercial insights into outcomes to address modern market realities.

Our Clinical Development model brings the customer and the patient to the center of everything that we do. We are continuously looking for ways to simplify and streamline our work to not only make Syneos Health easier to work with, but to make us easier to work for.

Whether you join us in a Functional Service Provider partnership or a Full-Service environment, you’ll collaborate with passionate problem solvers, innovating as a team to help our customers achieve their goals. We are agile and driven to accelerate the delivery of therapies, because we are passionate to change lives.

Discover what our 29,000 employees, across 110 countries already know:

Why Syneos Health

  • We are passionate about developing our people, through career development and progression; supportive and engaged line management; technical and therapeutic area training; peer recognition and total rewards program.
  • We are committed to our Total Self culture – where you can authentically be yourself. Our Total Self culture is what unites us globally, and we are dedicated to taking care of our people.
  • We are continuously building the company we all want to work for and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives – we’re able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong.

Job responsibilities

Primary Function

  • The physician works closely with the qualified investigator to manage and oversee subject safety during screening, during the conduct of clinical studies and for the post-study follow up of Bioequivalence and Phase 1 clinical trials in compliance with clinical research regulations.

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensure subject safety at all times during the clinical study and after the study has been completed as required by the protocol and GCP and GLP regulations.
  • Review study protocols to acquire in-depth knowledge of the protocol.
  • Assist the Qualified Investigator in all duties regarding the safe conduct of clinical research.
  • Carry out the full spectrum of medical activities related to subject eligibility for studies (medical exam, laboratory results, electrocardiogram assessment...) so that inclusion and exclusion criteria are respected (pre-study).
  • Perform follow-up and ensure the quality of information related to subject eligibility.
  • Responsible for on-study supervision and works closely with clinical research staff.
  • Perform all required clinical exams as per the study protocol.
  • Assess adverse events and carry out the appropriate medical judgement and follows-up to determine the resolution of adverse events.
  • Interact with clients for onsite visits to address any safety concerns/questions.
  • Participate in on-call coverage requirements.
  • May be called upon to perform other duties as required.
  • May be assigned other clinical tasks.
  • Responsible for performing activities that are in compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies, Standard Operating Procedures and Operating Guidelines and performing other duties as assigned by management.


What we’re looking for

  • Fluent in French, English level: Required English proficiency includes being able to communicate verbally on subjects that are frequently specialized and technical, and writing complex technical reports.
  • Active membership of the CMQ.
  • Doctorate in medicine (relative alternate certification may be considered acceptable).
  • Ability to work in a team with a wide variety of clinical positions.
  • Strong documentation skills with a focus on attention to detail.
  • Must demonstrate good computer skills especially in the utilization of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal skills, both written and spoken, with an ability to inform, influence, convince, and persuade.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification or equivalent. Must be certified or recertified to conduct study monitoring or have equivalent documented experience. (Training offered in-House).
  • Knowledge of GCP/ICH guidelines and other applicable regulatory requirement.
  • Experience within a client-service environment.
  • In-depth understanding and knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and contract research organizations in general, and the clinical community specifically.

Get to know Syneos Health
Over the past 5 years, we have worked with 94% of all Novel FDA Approved Drugs, 95% of EMA Authorized Products and over 200 Studies across 73,000 Sites and 675,000+ Trial patients.

No matter what your role is, you’ll take the initiative and challenge the status quo with us in a highly competitive and ever-changing environment. Learn more about Syneos Health.

Additional Information:
Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive. The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities. Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description. The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above. Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees. The Company is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, including the provision of reasonable accommodations, when appropriate, to assist employees or applicants to perform the essential functions of the job.

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