University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Clinical Research Coordinator I in our Cancer Clinical Research Unit.
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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.
The Cancer Clinical Research Unit requires a Clinical Research Coordinator I to work within the Lymphoma disease site under its oncology research portfolio. Working under the direction of the Clinical Research Manager, the Clinical Research Coordinator I collaborates with the Investigators and health care team to assume responsibility for the overall management and coordination of medical oncology clinical studies.
Responsibilities include recruitment of study participants (e.g. identify and screen potential subjects, obtain informed consent); coordination of patient visits schedules as per study protocol; execution of all aspects of study visit (e.g. recording adverse events and concomitant medications, monitoring safety, administering questionnaires); vital signs; venipuncture. The Clinical Research Coordinator I performs source documentation and data collection according to UHN policy and ICH-GCP guidelines. Other responsibilities may include planning, implementing, and coordinating aspects of data collection for both prospective and retrospective studies (e.g. in databases or Case Report Forms); consensus building among various stakeholders; study-related administrative tasks, such as creation and maintenance of investigator study files, ethics submissions, meeting facilitation, etc.
- Bachelors degree, or recognized equivalent, in a health or science-related discipline
- Minimum 3 years of clinical and/or professional experience
- 1 year of clinical research experience preferred
- Prior knowledge and experience in venipuncture, preferred
- Experience with patient contact
- Previous research in oncology, preferred
- Knowledge of ICH/GCP guidelines
- Knowledge of IATA shipping regulations and basic laboratory procedures, asset
- Certification as a Clinical Research Professional, preferred
- Excellent organizational and time management skills required
- 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 an interdisciplinary team
- Strong Proficiency with MS Office software, 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.