Research Nurse Coordinator, Hematology Research
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA)
Halifax, NS
Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

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Reporting to the Principal Investigator (PI) and the Associate Director, Hematology Research, the Research Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of research projects conducted at QEII within the division of Hematology. This coordination includes the management of study administration of the studies/clinical trials, caring for the subjects participating in the studies and the management of documents and data collected throughout the study period.


Degree or diploma in Nursing
Current registration with CRNNS
Minimum of two years experience in Nursing
Knowledge and experience in Hematology/Oncology nursing an asset
Experience in clinical research an asset
CCRP (Certified Clinical Research Professional) or CCRA (Certified Clinical Research Associate) an asset
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint), email and internet
Demonstrated competencies in computer skills, including databases.
Demonstrated clinical assessment skills related to the scope required for a particular study and patient population (i.e. CPR, ECG, physical, performs phlebotomy, etc)
Effective interpersonal, communication and teaching skills
Demonstrated time management and organizational skills
Effective research and analytical thinking skills
Strong negotiation, conflict resolution and rapport-building skills
Ability to work well independently as well as within a multi disciplinary team environment
Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
  • Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

Hours of Work

  • Casual, long assignment, full-time position; 75 hours bi-weekly
  • Beginning February 4, 2019 with an expected end date of March 1, 2020 (Approximately 12 months) with possibility of extension
  • Dates are subject to change.
Salary Information

$30.7066 - $38.3832 hourly

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs, a as a condition of employment. Additional documentations such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

Criminal Record Check
Proof of education & training certifications
Proof of any additional required qualification
Valid Rregistration with the relevant licensing body
Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
Proof of SIN number
Hiring Process will depend on timeliness of delivering the above.

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Only online applications are accepted.

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