Clinical Research Associate
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, ON
Posted: 12/7/2018 12:06:56 PM

We currently have a temporary full time (1 year) opportunity for a Clinical Research Associate – Hematology Disease Site Group in our Clinical Research Programme, Odette Cancer Centre in our Sunnybrook Research Institute at our Bayview campus.

The Clinical Research Programme at the Odette Cancer Center (OCC) is part of Sunnybrook Research Institute’s (SRI) ongoing commitment to participate in innovative and high quality clinical research. Within OCC Clinical Research, the Medical Director, Manager and Business Analyst, work with 35+ physicians actively participating in clinical research and 33 OCC clinical research staff. Our programme is comprised of 10 disease site groups; Breast, CNS, GI, GU, Gynecology, Head & Neck, Hematology, Lung, Melanoma and Palliative.

Under the direction of the Disease Site Group Leader and Program Supervisor, the goal of this position is to support the Hematology Disease Site Group with the management of trials and patient-specific responsibilities. Primary responsibilities include screening, review of the informed consent form with patients, assessment of eligibility, registration/randomization, collection and submission of patient data, monitoring / compliance, maintenance of a system to ensure effective data flow, monitoring of patients, collection of adverse events and communication of patient information to investigators in a timely fashion. The CRA will also liaise with clinical trial, institutional and study sponsor staff to respond to queries, facilitate monitoring and close out visits as well as process biological specimens. Must be able to recognize adverse events (AEs), communicate AEs promptly to investigators and respond appropriately to protocol/patient focused care including reporting to appropriate parties. Overall responsibilities involve aspects of study activation, maintenance and closure.

Requires the successful minimum completion of an undergraduate university degree
Practical clinical trial experience an asset
Well-developed organizational and time management skills
In-depth knowledge of ICH guidelines and Good Clinical Practice an asset
Proven experience in processing and shipping blood samples
Strong oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated accurate and efficient work habits with close attention to detail
Familiarity with medical terminology
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter (in one document) quoting 183961 to:

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