This is a temporary full-time assignment for up to twelve (12) months.
In 2015, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, Circle of Care, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and Mount Sinai Hospital, came together to form Sinai Health System – and leverage our collective expertise and create a system that better responds to
the changing needs of our patients, families and clients. Sinai Health has a bold vision and strategy for the future: To create Canada's leading health system pushing the boundaries to realize the best health and care for complex patients.
A key enabler of this vision is Sinai Health’s People Plan – which provides an explicit commitment to our people about our commitment to creating a workplace culture and environment that is safe, caring, equitable, compassionate and accountable in
order to ultimately provide optimal care to patients and their family caregivers.
To support us on our journey, Sinai Health System is looking for a Research Assistant lll to support our Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care Department at our Mount Sinai Hospital campus.
This position has the responsibility of assisting with new and ongoing research and quality improvement projects at the Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care. The Research Assistant III will support projects by providing administrative support, recruiting participants, and supporting data analysis through data collection, entry and validation.
The primary responsibilities involve administrative and research duties, including:
Coordinate and manage the day-to-day activities/procedures of assigned projects
Review and synthesize literature, maintain a repository of literature for individual projects and manuscripts
Recruit participants as required by study procedures
Assist with data collection, such as reviewing charts, conducting interviews or extracting data from the electronic medical record
Supporting data analysis through data entry and validation, prepare quantitative and/or qualitative data files
Create and/or maintain clinical database(s) from multiple sources to support research, quality improvement and clinical initiatives
Schedule and organize regular meetings with members of the Research Team and collaborators, preparing meeting materials and taking minutes
Assist in preparing and maintaining research ethics documents for studies
Assist in interpretation of results and preparation of material for presentation, publication or grants
Assist in development of data collection tools such as online surveys and creating templates with the electronic medical record
Communicate in a professional manner with all staff at the Centre
Operate equipment in a safe working manner. Practice good safety and housekeeping habits and demonstrate familiarity with disaster, fire, search and other emergency procedures. Promptly report accidents or incidents and cooperate fully in any investigation.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree in a health sciences or other relevant area from an accredited educational institution
Minimum of 1 to 3 years of relevant experience preferably working within a healthcare environment is an asset
Applicants with proven equivalent recent and related training and experience may be considered
Proficiency with MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)
Familiarity with Endnote, MaxQDA, SAS or SPSS, QI Macro is an asset
Basic understanding of clinical research processes
Demonstrated excellent data management skills
Demonstrated work ethic; positive, client focused attitude; superior professionalism; dependability and reliability;
Demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding customer service
Superior written/oral communication and presentation skills; excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills; ability to effectively convey factual information and detailed explanations
Confident time management, organizational and self-planning skills displaying flexibility by adjusting work schedules according to changing priorities, meeting demanding deadlines and producing high quality work
Demonstrated ability to make decisions, exercise good judgment, utilizing discretion and initiative when dealing with confidential information and/or in responding to inquiries
Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance record