Temporary position, anticipated to extend until July 31, 2022, subject to the availability of work.
The successful candidate will work under the direction of Dr. Michael Motolko in the role of the “Clinical Trials Coordinator”. This position will assist the Department of Ophthalmology to secure and administer both industry-sponsored and local investigator / resident-sponsored clinical research trials. There is a broad range of responsibilities, with a focus on all dimensions of Clinical Trials Administration and Initiation. This includes day-to-day operations of clinical studies including: preparation and set up of ethics submissions; preparation, maintenance and reporting of financials for individual clinical trials; liaison with industry, patients, physicians and healthcare workers; management of clinical trial documentation assuring investigational product accountability and reconciliation. The incumbent handles any adverse events and assures adherence to reporting requirements for serious events. The successful candidate will be expected to work from 30 to 37.5 hours per week on a 1-year contract with the possibility of renewal. Because of the considerable clinical involvement in the role, the candidate will be required to work onsite up to 5 days per week at St. Joseph’s Health Care in the Ivey Eye Institute.
- Bachelor’s degree in health-related field is preferred however equivalent qualification/ work experience will be considered;
- Requires excellent interpersonal, supervisory, organizational and planning skills to work effectively in a high pressure environment and have the ability to deal with confidential matters;
- Experience in the preparation and management of budgets; Incumbent must have strong math and analytical skills;
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Ability to communicate effectively general and scientific information both verbally and in writing at all levels;
- Ability to work independently and make decisions. Good judgement, initiative, tact and professional attitude in the workplace;
- Adaptable, flexible and resourceful. Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines;
- A willingness to undergo further ophthalmological clinical trials training and skills acquisition.
The incumbent will maintain certification in:
- Prior clinical trials experience
- Experience working in an academic/research environment
- Training in ICH/GCP guidelines.
- Familiarity with LHRI policies and procedures an asset
- Familiarity with national, international and provincial research funding agencies/ organizations that fund research would be a strong asset.
- Demonstrated ability to lead and work in teams, e.g. including faculty, staff, students and residents;
- Experience with soliciting funds and contributions from corporations, foundations and individuals
- CPR training
- WHMIS training
- Shipping of Dangerous Goods training
Teaching and Research
St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
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July 30, 2021
August 05, 2021
Julie Neilans, Human Resources
Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
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