Research Project Assistant Standardized Various Programs and Services - BC Children's Hospital Research
Vancouver, BC
Reporting to the Manager, Principal Investigator (PI) or designate the Research Project Assistant is responsible for providing support for a wide range of administrative duties that are pertinent to conducting and carrying out research activities.

In this role, you will:
be assisting with the recruitment of research participants, data collection and entry
assisting with the consent process, conducting research literature searches
reviewing, editing and formatting reports and articles for submission to journals

You have:
a level of education, training, and experience equivalent to an undergraduate degree in a field such as public health, health sciences, statistics or psychology
two (2) years of recent, related experience in a health research environment conducting literature search

Assists in the recruitment of suitable research project participants by performing duties such as contacting eligible participants, communicating research projects goals and processes to participants, answering participant questions and reviewing and witnessing consent forms.
Collects data for research by administering questionnaires or extracting data from hospital health records as directed by the Manager or PI.
Types consent forms as directed and assembles research participant packages with appropriate documents according to PI’s and ethics guidelines.
Responds to verbal and written communication and liaises internally and externally to respond to, share information and clarify details on specific research project and data such as number of participants enrolled.
Maintains databases and spreadsheets and enters project data as required. May follow up with Physicians to collect relevant data as needed.
Participates in meetings and gathers background materials and documents specific to research topics.
Conducts relevant and timely research literature searches and reviews on various topics related to the research project. Collates and synthesizes information into a written format such as reports and articles to assist Investigators and Managers for grant applications and journal submissions
If this sounds like you, apply now!

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.

BCCH is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: • Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.

We hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences. We strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where everyone can come to work and be their best, authentic self.

Reference #: 84803

Temporary Full-Time (until 07/01/2020)

BC Children's Hospital Research, Vancouver, BC