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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 3/23/2023

Reference Number: 000001782
Posted Date: 3/2/2023
Closing Date: 3/23/2023

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

POSITION TITLE  Research Coordinator I
DEPARTMENT  Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute (SREMI)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Temporary, Full Time (one-year term with possibility of renewal)
HOURS OF WORK  37.5 hours per week
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. 


Position Overview:

The Schwartz/Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute (SREMI) is seeking an energetic, highly motivated individual to work as a Full Time Research Coordinator (RC).

The successful candidate will be part of a clinical research team, assisting and coordinating all aspects of ongoing and upcoming clinical research studies coordinated at SREMI. We are currently coordinating multicenter studies on social iloation and loneliness, motor vehicle collision, head injuries and delirium in hip fracture patients.

The RC will co-ordinate investigator-initiated research studies. Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the list below. Excellent communication skills and ability to multitask and solve problems is essential.


Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out project-specific activities from project initiation to project completion.
  • Prepare submissions to Research Ethics Boards; monitor project timelines, amendments and renewals, and maintain study documentation in accordance with institutional policies and procedures
  • Coordinate the process for Data Sharing Agreements / contracts
  • Assists in study administration and study management: ability to adhere to research protocol and to carry out various aspects of conducting of a research study or a clinical trial.
  • Training of research assistance in accordance with research protocol
  • Supervising data collection and data quality of research assistants, and ensure they adhere to research protocols, institutional and REB policies and procedures
  • Responsible for collaborating with the Investigator and other members of the study team, in the recruitment of study participants
  • Financial duties relating to research study–related activities such as liaising with Research Finance as necessary for activities such as new account setup, annual reporting, budget management, etc.
  • Plan, implement, review and coordinate all aspects of data collection and source documentation, as per hospital policy and ICH/GCP guidelines
  • Report any study related abnormalities and/or deviations from defined parameters (i.e., the approved protocol or documented investigator instructions) to the investigators or health care team members
  • Liaise with study team members and investigators at study sites to ensure high standards of quality and optimal management of research participant care
  • Ensure that the confidentiality of patient, employee and hospital information is maintained at all times
  • Occasional off-hour (evening, weekend work) may be required
  • Recruitment of study participants (e.g., identifies and screens potential subjects, obtains informed consent, administers questionnaires or other data collection tools) as per Mount Sinai policy and ICH/GCP guidelines.



  • Bachelor’s degree, Science/or Health Science preferred
  • Minimum of one (1) year direct clinical research coordinator experience is an asset.
  • Familiarity with Research Ethics Board submissions is an asset
  • Competence in REDCap, Word, Excel, as well as database and spreadsheet software and other software packages is an asset
  • Appreciation and respect for difference in communication styles and the values of older persons.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, superior organizational and time management skills and the ability to learn quickly and work independently.
  • TCP2 Certification is required (must be completed within 3 months of hiring)


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 March 23, 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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