Job Posting # 882446
Position: Clinical Data Coordinator (2 Positions)
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Drug Development Program II
Reports to: Clinical Research Manager
Pay Scale: $52,955 - $66,193 per annum (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Status: Permanent Full-time
University Health Network (UHN) is looking for two experienced professionals to fill the key role of Clinical Data Coordinator in our Drug Development Program II.
Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.
The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.
University Health Network (UHN) is a research hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. Research across UHN's five research institutes spans the full spectrum of diseases and disciplines, including cancer, cardiovascular sciences, transplantation, neural and sensory sciences, musculoskeletal health, rehabilitation sciences, and community and population health. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.
The Drug Development Program at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is the largest new drug development program in Canada and the only centre outside of the United States to have a contract with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). It is an exciting initiative focusing on phase I II and III studies of innovative drugs with a strong emphasis on pharmacokinetics and correlative studies. It involves a collaborative and multidisciplinary approach and is strategically designed to ensure the rapid completion of high quality studies.
The Clinical Data Coordinator participates in the coordination of clinical trials from protocol review and approval through to activation, follow up and trial closure. Principal responsibilities include promoting the quality and integrity of data and recording clinical trial data in case report forms (CRF’s). The coordination and monitoring of data is performed in accordance with the trial protocol, hospital and departmental guidelines and professional standards of practice. Data is assessed, compiled, recorded and submitted to cooperative groups and/or pharmaceutical companies or used for internal PMH studies. All data must be complete, accurate, and timely and must be in compliance with applicable ICH-GCP, FDA and US federal code and Tri-Council regulations. The coordinator may provide study initiation support to the Clinical Research Managers (as Start-up Coordinator), such as preparation of Initial submission to REB & CAPCR, liaising & negotiating with internal and external stakeholders, support managers in expediting lauch of new clinical trials across studies. The Clinical Data Coordinator must be able to interpret the applicable regulations in order to ensure compliance. Quality assurance procedures are utilized to ensure high quality data is obtained.
At minimum, a completion of a Bachelor’s degree program, or recognized equivalent in Health or Science Related Discipline
At least two (2) year experience in some or all of Oncology, Clinical trials, medical terminology, regulatory issues involving human subjects
Some experience with Health Canada regulatory submissions and site management
Demonstrated relevant clinical research knowledge
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent organization, prioritization skills, good computer skills, ability to learn quickly and work independently
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work under pressure and attention to detail
Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
Ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks
Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies
Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
Certification as a Clinical Research Professional, preferred
Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
Closing Date: Until Filled
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.