Who you are:
You are an innovative and patient centered individual who provides excellence within their profession
You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills
You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality
You are organized, accurate, able to multi task and meet deadlines
You support the patient experience, your colleagues and others cultural and spiritual beliefs
You encompass MSH’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage
Who we are:
Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) is one of Ontario’s leading community hospitals. Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).
Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond.. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?
What we need:
The Office of Research is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Clinical Research Coordinator. The Clinical Research Coordinator will coordinate various studies conducted at MSH. We are looking for a highly motivated, outgoing individual who is able to work independently, take initiative and contribute to multiple studies. This position is integral to the success of our rapidly expanding research program. The successful candidate will have experience as a clinical research coordinator, preferable within oncology trial.
What you bring to MSH:
You have excellent knowledge of clinical trial activities, regulations and best practices and can handle a broad range of routine regulatory related tasks. You will work closely with various Research Assistants, Coordinators, Volunteers and Interns, Principal Investigators, and clinical staff. Under the direct supervision of the Manager, Office of Research, you will:
Prepare and maintain all administrative and regulatory documents to facilitate milestones from study start-up to close-out.
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. assessment adverse events, monitoring safety, medication, questionnaires, sample collection)
Coordination of all aspects of data collection and source documentation within required timeframes, as per MSH policy, regulatory requirements and ICH/GCP guidelines.
Maintain all study documentation (physical and electronic) according to applicable guidelines.
Review medical charts as necessary
Conduct training sessions for health care professionals and research team as needed for clinical trials
Present study progress reports to supervisors.
Prepare and submit REB application forms to MSH REB or CTO
Participate in Investigator Meetings/Site Initiation Visits as needed.
Coordinate monitoring and close-out visits
Conduct all administrative activities (i.e., signatures, filing, scanning, etc.) during the initiation, conduct and closure stages of the clinical trials.
As a Clinical Research Coordinator, you will be responsible for considering all patients for research participation across the program portfolio. This role includes referral screening, patient interaction/consenting, patient tracking, study tests/visit coordination, attending SIV and impact assessment meetings, various sample collection and handling, correlative science management. Responsibilities may also include database management, data entry, monitoring, and promoting the quality and integrity of data, compilation of ethics and regulatory documents, protocol development, REB/CTO submissions.
Days - Monday to Friday with flexibility to meet needs of the department. Schedules may change based on operational needs.
BAND N: $34.67 - $42.19 per hour
Bachelor’s degree, College Diploma (Biological, Life or Health Sciences, Clinical Research preferred).
Clinical research certification (ACRP, CCRP or SOCRA) is preferred.
Minimum three (3) years clinical research experience, with strong knowledge in oncology clinical trials.
Knowledge of IATA shipping regulations and basic laboratory procedures an asset
Strong knowledge of clinical research terminology.
Strong attention to detail.
Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
Exceptional organizational, time management and problem-solving skills.
Self-motivated with an enthusiastic, positive attitude, and excellent multi-tasking ability.
Ability to work effectively both independently and in a collaborative fast-paced team environment.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel and the ability to learn other applications.
Strong knowledge of research regulations and guidelines, such as ICH/GCP guidelines, Tri Council Policy, Declaration of Helsinki, and FDA CFR and Health Canada is required
Exercises judgment and decision making, using established policies and procedures to resolve technical problems
Experience with EDGE, CTO and RedCAP is preferred
Markham Stouffville Hospital takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, Markham Stouffville Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.