Job Posting #891347
Clinical Research Support Systems (CRSS) Coordinator
Research Solution & Services (RSS) at OPG
Clinical Research Support Systems
$66,534 to $83,168 per annum commensurate with experience and consistent with the UHN compensation policy
University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of CRSS Coordinator in our Clinical Research Support Systems 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 1,600 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 Clinical Research Support Systems department facilitates the navigation of research approval process at UHN and assists researchers with use and development of clinical research tools such as the Coordinated Approval Process for Clinical Research (CAPCR), the Clinical Research Record (CRR), and the Research Ethics Board of Record process. The UHN CAPCR system is a web-based tool utilized for Institutional Authorization (IA), which involves the review and approval from multiple departments across the clinical and research environments at UHN. The CAPCR system guides researchers to obtain all the approvals required to conduct research involving humans at the University Health Network. With the project team, the CRSS Coordinator plays a key role in the successful development and implementation of clinical research tools such as CAPCR and CRR. The CRSS Coordinator plays a critical role in obtaining accurate and efficient Institutional Authorization for Investigators by: conducting quality reviews of all applications, providing education and end user support, developing guidance documents and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), tracking metrics, and identifying areas for improved efficiencies and implementing solutions. The CRSS Coordinator is also responsible for providing overall support to the study activation processes and both research staff and clinical reviewers at UHN.
- At minimum, completion of a Bachelor’s degree or recognized equivalent, Science or Nursing degree preferred
- At minimum 3 years’ practical and related experience
- Previous on-the job computer/word-processing, database and spreadsheet software experience, in a Microsoft Office environment, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint, and internet searches
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
- Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
- Ability to produce high quality work in accordance with Hospital standards
- Ability to work well under pressure and use good judgment in assessing difficult situations
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Comprehensive knowledge of organizational/office practices, procedures and standards
- Experience working in a health care, scientific or research environment
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 cover letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
January 11, 2022 Closing Date: January 27, 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.