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Clinical Research Coordinator I

University Health Network

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted August 27, 2020.

Job Posting: 862563

Position: Clinical Research Coordinator I
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Radiation Medicine
Reports to: Principle Investigator
Salary Range: $33.14 to $41.42 per hour (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Status: Temporary Full-Time (1 year contract with possibility of extension)

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Clinical Research Coordinator I in our Radiation Medicine Department.

Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.
University Health Network (UHN) is a research hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. Research across UHN’s five research institutes spans the full spectrum of diseases and disciplines, including cancer, cardiovascular sciences, transplantation, neural and sensory sciences, musculoskeletal health, rehabilitation sciences, and community and population health. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

Our portfolio includes epidemiological, translational and clinical research led by a multidisciplinary group of clinician scientists. Our focus on genomics, biomarkers and novel therapeutics make this an exciting position for research personnel with basic/translational and clinical knowledge and interests.

Job Summary:
A Clinical Research Coordinator I (CRCI) position is available at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre/ University Health Network in Toronto within the Head and Neck Translational Research Program. Working under the Principle Investigator, the CRCI collaborates with the investigators and health care team to assume responsibility for the overall coordination and management of translational cancer research studies.

Responsibilities Include:
• Collaborates with PI/MD and multidisciplinary health care team in recruitment of study participants (e.g., identifies and screens potential subjects; obtains informed consent; performs phlebotomy; administers questionnaires or other data collection tools)
• Plans, implements, reviews and coordinates all aspects of data collection and source documentation, as per UHN policy and ICH/GCP guidelines
• Coordinates patient visits and schedule as per study protocol
• Executes all aspects of study visit (e.g., administration management; administers questionnaires; performs sample collection including via phlebotomy/venipuncture; administers other data collection tools as applicable) according to approved protocol
• Executes study-related administrative tasks, such as collection and maintenance of regulatory documents, ethics submissions, etc.

• Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree, or recognized equivalent, in a health or science-related discipline
• Minimum Experience: 3 years clinical and/or professional experience or up to 1 year clinical research experience, preferred
• Venipuncture experience is an asset and willing to be venipuncture certified is required
• Certification as a Clinical Research Professional is preferred
• Knowledge of research regulations and guidelines, such as, ICH/GCP, Tri-Council Policy, Declaration of Helsinki, CRF, EDC, etc.
• Excellent decision making, problem recognition and problem solving skills
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to set priorities and work independently with accuracy in a multitasking environment
• Able to operate effectively in a multidisciplinary team
• Client service oriented with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
• Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Software (e.g. word, excel, outlook).

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

Posted Date: August 27, 2020        Closing Date: Until Filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.