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Clinical Research Analyst (Psychometrist)
Krembil Research Institute
Canadian Concussion Centre
$55,474 to $69,342 commensurate with experience and consistent with the University Health Network compensation policy
Temporary Full-time (12 months)
University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Clinical Research Analyst (Psychometrist) in the Canadian Concussion Centre.
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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 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 Clinical Research Analyst (Psychometrist) will perform cognitive assessments with participants in various research studies. Other tasks may include: assisting in recruitment of study participants (e.g., identification/ screening, obtaining of consent, etc.); assisting in the planning, review, implementation and coordination of data collection and source documentation, as per UHN policy and ICH/GCP guidelines; collecting study data from participants or other sources in support of clinical and study-related decision-making, using pre-defined data collection tools (e.g. administering questionnaires, completing study worksheets, etc.) as per approved study protocol and authorized access; may assist in coordination of patient visits and schedule as per study protocol; interacting with participants to facilitate the completion of required research activities as per protocol and in collaboration with inter-professional team members, as needed; planning, designing and organizing scoring procedures and computer databases for ongoing and new research studies; may perform computer statistical analyses and generate response curves, status reports and other statistical reports, as required; coordinating necessary data flow both internally, as well as externally with collaborators from other sites; may interpret results and prepare material for presentation, publication and/or grants; conducting literature searches/ reviews for new proposals, as directed; may provide support for monitoring/ audits and regulatory inspections.
- Bachelor degree in Psychology, Master of Arts or Science in Psychology preferred
- At minimum, one year clinical and/or professional experience
- Previous full-time experience administering and scoring cognitive and neuropsychological psychometric tests required
- Competency in administering a range of neuropsychological assessment tools required
- Previous experience working in a third party funded environment preferred
- Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize workload in a busy environment
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Strong computer skills; experience using MS Office, Word, Excel, Outlook
- Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control
- Analytical, evaluative, and critical thinking skills
- Knowledge of scientific research principles, practices, and protocols preferred
- Ability to communicate complex technical information in a manner easily understood by non-technical personnel
Vaccines (COVID-19 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.
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.