This position will be located at:
McMaster University Medical Centre
Hours per week:
Number of Openings:
Non Union Employees
Oct 19, 2020, 11:00:00 PM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External:
Oct 26, 2020, 10:59:00 PM
McMaster Children’s Hospital is a tertiary care paediatric centre. The studies will be conducted in the Emergency Department, paediatric wards, and critical care units.
The Research Coordinator’s purpose is to lead a team in the conduct of one or more research studies. The Research Coordinator is accountable to the Principal Investigator (PI) and or Program Manager (PM) and is responsible for all aspects of research projects highlighted below.
- Support Sr Research Coordinator to oversee the operation and management of research projects.
- Surveil, recruit, enroll, and follow study participants
- Act as the primary contact for internal support departments and external stakeholders.
- Development and monitoring of study timelines.
- Provide coordination and direction in the development of data management methodologies for multiple studies; including key data management methods.
- Provide coordination and direction in the development of site management practices for multiple studies; including collection and maintenance of essential site documentation per ICH-GCP guidelines, management and preparation of regulatory and health authority documentation, research ethics board documents and study contact information.
- Engage in ongoing communication and coordinate regular meetings with key study specific stakeholders.
- Prepare presentations for external and/or internal meetings.
- Adhere to all related compliance, safety and monitoring.
- Prepare all ethics and regulatory documents in accordance with the institution and regulatory and GCP guidelines.
- Coordinate communication with all internal and external collaborators.
- Coordinate training of study teams/centers on all aspects of clinical study procedures.
- Coordinate /perform site monitoring and site visits to confirm adherence to study protocol, procedures, ICH-GCP guidelines, local and national regulations and guidelines.
- Help develop research study budgets, in collaboration with PI’s and other collaborators.
- Help administer multiple study and sub-study accounts.
- Negotiate budgets with vendors, sites and other collaborators.
- Support Principal Investigator(s) in preparation of proposals, grant budgeting and writing.
- Manage day to day study finance and study budgeting.
Schedule Work Hours
Monday to Friday, full-time hours (37.5 hours/week)
This position is temporary until April 2021.
- Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study.
- Minimum 3 years previous experience in multi-center research studies/clinical trials or other research projects.
- Experience with the management of large clinical research studies and or databases.
- Working knowledge of ICH-GCP Guidelines and international research requirements.
- Highly efficient computer skills, extensive experience with the Microsoft office suite.
- Supervisory experience and team coordination.
- Experience working with children.
- CCRA training.
- Experience enrolling participants in randomized clinical trials.
- Strong initiative and an ability to work independently.
- Strong communication, attention to detail, and advanced organization skills are essential to success in this role.
- Flexibility with scheduling based on the needs of the study would be a benefit.
- Previous medical or nursing experience would be a benefit.
Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.
To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.
Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.
This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment
Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset
If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:
Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement