Job Posting #898618
Krembil Research Institute
$18.79 to $23.48 per hour (commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)
16 per week
Temporary Part-time (approx. 9 months)
University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Research Clerk in our Medicine/?Respirology 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 seven 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 role requires an individual who is able to schedule research subject appointments, perform data entry, and set up weekly clinic rosters. The Research Clerk must also possess excellent interpersonal skills as they will have various opportunities to assist research subjects with various study-related appointments. The Research Clerk will utilize their effective communication skills to perform patient intake activities, to disseminate information to our multidisciplinary clinical teams as well as to conduct follow-up calls, which may occasionally require flexibility around work hours. Must be able to understand and anticipate patient and customer/client needs and be able to respond with the highest level of service. There may also be opportunities to participate in our other research projects.
- At minimum, Community college diploma in a health-related discipline or equivalent
- At minimum, 6 months related experience; clinical research experience an asset
- Knowledge of medical terminology preferred
- Previous experience working in respirology an asset
- General knowledge of research processes, procedures and standards an asset
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Telephone, data entry/computer systems, and word processing skills required
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
- Ability to attend to detail and produce accurate, high quality of work
- Ability to multi-task, work in a stressful environment and under pressure
- Ability to demonstrate excellent organizational, time management and problem solving skills
- Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
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.
May 12, 2022 Closing Date: May 26, 2022
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 and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 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.