Hours of Work:
Some evening or weekend hours required.
The Research Coordinator will be a highly competent individual with strong communication skills; a good understanding of research and ethical practice; the knowledge and skills needed to work in a clinical environment; and highly self-motivated. They will be responsible for coordinating all study activities and will be the main point of contact with the Research Ethics Board.
Coordinates study logistics including:
Coordination of all ethics submissions through the online research ethics board portal
Coordination of communication between the Study Investigator, Research Manager, Prevention & Rehabilitation staff, REB and study sponsors including investigators meetings, reports, presentations etc.
Conduct the trial in accordance with UOHI Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), ICH-GCP, TCPS-2, OHSN-REB SOP’s, study specific SOP’s.
Participant Recruitment & Study enrolment, including:
Evaluating eligible candidates prior to enrolment, ensuring that all inclusion/exclusion criteria have been met as per study protocol
Obtaining informed consent
Completing participant assessments as per the research protocol
Coordination of data collection activities
Participant Tracking & Follow-up Assessments
Coordinating and conducting participant follow-up assessments according to the research protocol
Preparing status reports concerning recruitment and follow-up completion rates for the investigators
Data Input, including:
Entering assessment data into SPSS database
Collect and enter CONSORT stats into SPSS
Data cleaning and quality checks in SPSS
Bachelor’s degree in a health-related discipline
Previous work experience in clinical or research environment
Demonstrated initiative and ability to prioritize (multi-tasking skills).
High level of proficiency with computers software packages (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Strong written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated understanding of principals of good research and data collection practices
Ability to speak in both French and English is an asset
Ability to work evenings/weekends as required
Experience using SPSS and previous work in the field of psychology is an asset
Please send your cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. Accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process relating to any specialty requirements. Applicants should make their needs known in advance.
The successful candidate will be required, prior to the start of employment, to complete mandatory organizational training available online, provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and provide an official piece of photo identification.