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Reference Number: 000001768
Posted Date: 1/17/2023
Closing Date: 2/7/2023

Department: Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute (SREMI)
Position: Research Coordinator II

POSITION TITLE  Research Coordinator II
DEPARTMENT  Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute (SREMI)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Temporary, Full-Time (18 months)
HOURS OF WORK  37.5 hours per week
EMPLOYEE GROUP  Non-Union
REPORTS TO  Principal Investigator 

 

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Sinai Health System, a University of Toronto affiliated research centre, is one of the world's leading centres in biomedical research.  With ground-breaking discoveries in research areas such as diabetes, genetic disorders, cancer and women’s and infants’ health, the Institute is committed to excellence in health research and the training of young investigators.  Strong partnerships with the clinical programs of Sinai Health System ensure that scientific knowledge is used to promote human health.  Your significant contributions will assist in maintaining our momentum in advancing our research. 

 

Role and Responsibilities

The Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute (SREMI) is looking to hire a full-time Research Coordinator for the Predictors of Workload in the Emergency Room (POWER III) study. The research study involves the collection of data related to patient treatment times at 14 emergency departments across Ontario. The successful candidate will be responsible for liaising and coordinating with participating hospital sites, managing the budget, and recruiting and supervising part-time research assistants. Additionally, the successful candidate will help design and manage the execution of emergency clinical research protocols, coordinate of all aspects of data collection, organization and analyses, help prepare grant applications and ethics submissions, and help draft abstracts, posters, manuscripts and academic talks for national and international conferences. The contract is expected to be for a 15-month term beginning immediately.

 

Qualifications:

  • MSc/MA preferred, BSc/BA acceptable
  • Previous allied health experience a strong asset
  • Basic knowledge of the scientific research process, including study design, ethics, etc;
  • Experience in the setup and implementation of clinical research projects a strong asset
  • Knowledge of basic statistics concepts
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently with minimal supervision, and as a member of a multi-disciplinary research team with clinical experts
  • Strong ability and interest in working in a learning environment
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, Access)
  • Highly motivated, with initiative and ability to effectively manage multiple and competing priorities
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a high level of initiative required
  • Demonstrated excellent time management skills and exceptional organizational and project management skills
  • Detail-oriented, dependable and flexible
  • Experience in writing of technical reports an asset
  • Some travel required

 

 

In accordance with Institute’s policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. All employees and affiliates will follow safe work practices and comply with health and safety policies, procedures, and training. Successful candidates will be required to provide two (2) written reference letters from their former employer(s)/supervisor(s).

A recent Provincial Directive mandates all employees of public hospitals in Ontario to be either fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be regularly tested. All new employees joining Sinai Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and be on track toward full vaccination within six (6) weeks; participating in mandatory twice weekly Rapid Antigen Testing Program until fully vaccinated. There are very limited circumstances in which approval will be given for a medical exemption from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

We are a fully committed to fairness and equity in employment and our recruitment and selection practices. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, women and any others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Sinai Health community. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under our Access for People with Disabilities policy. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance.

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is a scent sensitive environment, and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at the Institute. We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by the Institute’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please contact the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Human Resources Department.

 

 

Posting open until February 7, 2023. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contact Name: Online
Contact Email: Online
Contact Phone: Online

 

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