The Research Coordinator will be a highly competent individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills; a good understanding of research and ethical practice; the knowledge and skills needed to work in a clinical environment; and highly self-motivated. They will be responsible for coordinating all study activities and will be the main point of contact with the Research Ethics Board.
1. Coordinates study logistics including:
Coordination of all ethics submissions through the online research ethics board portal
Coordination of communication between the Study Investigator, Research Manager, Prevention & Rehabilitation staff, research assistants, study collaborators, REB and study sponsors including preparing investigator meetings, reports, presentations, etc.
Conduct the trial in accordance with UOHI Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), ICH-GCP, TCPS-2, OHSN-REB SOP’s, study specific SOP’s.
2. Participant Recruitment & Study enrolment, including:
Evaluating eligible candidates prior to enrolment, ensuring that all inclusion/exclusion criteria have been met as per study protocol
Obtaining informed consent
Completing participant assessments as per the research protocol
Coordination of data collection activities
3. Participant Tracking & Follow-up Assessments
Coordinating participant follow-up assessments according to the research protocol
Preparing status reports concerning recruitment and follow-up completion rates for the investigators
4. Data Input, including:
Entering assessment data into SPSS database
Collect and enter CONSORT stats into SPSS
Data cleaning and quality checks in SPSS
Bachelor’s degree in a health related discipline
Previous work experience in clinical or research environment
Demonstrated initiative and ability to prioritize (multi-tasking skills).
High level of proficiency with computer software (e.g., MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Strong written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated understanding of principles of good research and data collection practices
Ability to speak in both French and English
Ability to work evenings/weekends as required
Experience using SPSS and previous work in the field of smoking cessation and/or addictions is an asset
To apply, please send your cover letter and CV to INITIATEstudy@ottawaheart.ca.
The successful candidate will be required, prior to the start of employment, to complete mandatory organizational training available online, provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and provide an official piece of photo identification.
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. Accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process relating to any specialty requirements. Applicants should make their needs known in advance.