We are looking for a self-motivated, inquisitive individual who has an interest in clinical research to work as a Research Coordinator I within the Spine research team at St. Michael’s Hospital.
The successful candidate will be involved in study administration, data collection and REB submission. This position requires the ability to adhere to research protocol and work with the study coordinator to carry out various aspects of conducting a clinical trial.
Reports to higher level coordinators, research associates and principal investigators.
Must be flexible to work beyond the job description at times as work demands.
Exercise flexibility in working hours to adjust for weekend and/or off hour requirements.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assisting in setting project goals
General office duties e.g. filing, faxing, mailings, courier services, photocopying, etc
Ordering supplies and maintaining inventory
Collection, transcription and entry of study related data
Limited processing of data
Present research related information, including written study reports when necessary
Represent St. Michael’s Hospital at protocol development and study initiation meetings
Design of all source documents, patient education materials, etc
Ongoing coordination of laboratory, pharmacy, etc. activities pertaining to study
Assist Investigators in the interpretation and implementation of study protocols
Assist Investigators in the initiation of new research
Interact with sponsoring agencies regarding requests for clarifications of data and/or assisting monitors during site visits
Collecting data via phone calls, interviews
Screen data for study inclusion according to protocol
If applicable, assessment of potential serious adverse events and notification of study sponsor, physician and appropriate authorities
Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills
Minimum Bachelor of Science, preferably Masters Degree
Excellent attention to detail and proven ability to learn new skills.
Superior organizational skills to manage multiple projects in a timely manner and flexibility to adapt to changing workload.
Professionalism and self-motivation
Good personal and program time/detail management skills
Able to work independently and as part of a team
As applicable, knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, GCP (HPB, FDA) regulation and guidelines, laboratory and diagnostic testing, health record analysis, computer skills including Word Perfect, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, database and statistical software.
As a condition of employment, all external hires will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or documentation unless a valid accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code exists. All internal candidates must be in compliance with Unity Health Toronto's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.