Open: November 30 , 2021
Deadline: December 7, 2021
The Research Ethics Coordinator completes the applications to research ethics boards (REBs) and responds to REB questions to obtain initial and subsequent approvals from the REB for each trial managed by the Clinical Cancer Research Unit (CCRU). The position also tracks and completes the annual ethics renewal process during the lifecycle of the trial. The position collaborates with the principal investigator, clinical trial sponsors, the Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board (OCREB), the Western Health Sciences Research Ethics Board (WHSREB), the clinical cancer research unit staff, and other cancer centres. The position will be located at the CCRU in the London Regional Cancer Program. The CCRU coordinates and supports clinical/translational research projects undertaken by the academic/clinical staff of the London Regional Cancer Program.
Rate of Pay: To commensurate with experience
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week
Duration: Temporary, 12 months (with possibility of renewal)
Successful completion of a community college diploma or university degree in a health-related discipline preferred
Clinical Research Coordinator certification (SOCRA, ARCP) preferred
Minimum 1 year of experience in a patient focused clinical research environment
WREM/Infonetica software knowledge would be an asset.
Demonstrated knowledge of ICH Good Clinical Practice, Tri-Council Policy
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Well-developed interpersonal, verbal and written skills for communicating effectively with health care professionals
Ability to work independently with limited supervision
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Attention to detail to ensure accuracy and adherence to study protocol requirements
Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles of patient and family centred care
Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety
Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis
Successful candidates will be required to complete a health review which includes providing vaccination records or proof of immunity against Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella (Chicken Pox). In addition candidates will need to provide documentation of Tuberculosis Skin testing and a completed COVID vaccine series (two vaccines).
We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2+ persons. We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities and standards of goods and services, and are also fully compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), as applicable.
As part of the assessment process applicants may be required to complete a written examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.
Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.