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Reference Number: 000001511
Posted Date: 7/21/2021
Closing Date: 8/4/2021

Department: Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute
Position: Clinical Research Coordinator II

POSITION TITLE  Clinical Research Coordinator II
DEPARTMENT  LTRI - OBRI IBD Database Project
EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Temporary Full Time
HOURS OF WORK  37.5 hours per week
EMPLOYEE GROUP  Non Union
REPORTS TO  Principal Investigator

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital, 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 Mount Sinai Hospital 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 key components of this role:

  • Support of research activities related to Dr. Targownik’s IBD clinic and research program.
  • Support of the clinical activities of IBD clinic and research program.

This successful candidate will have excellent organizational skills and will be able to work well within the context of an interdisciplinary clinical and research team. He/she will have solid communication skills, be very detail oriented, and be able to work independently when the need arises. The successful candidate will work under the direction of Dr. Targownik, and in collaboration with the clinical and research members of Dr. Targownik’s IBD clinic and research program.  A background in medical/clinical skills would be an asset (e.g. RN, NP, PA, RPN, etc.).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Clinical Research Coordinator II collaborates with Investigators and health care team to assume responsibility for the overall study participant management and coordination of several clinical studies. Clinical Trials Manager will work primarily in the prospective and retrospective research studies. Studies include pharma sponsored as well as Investigator initiated trials.
 
Responsibilities include:

  • Recruitment of study participants (e.g. identify and screen potential subjects, obtain informed consent)
  • Data abstraction from participants’ chart
  • Coordination of study participant visits schedules as per study protocol; execution of all aspects of study visit (e.g. assessment adverse events, monitoring safety, medication, questionnaires, sample collection
  • Provides clinical care for study participants according to the study protocol and the implementation and coordination of all aspects of data collection and source documentation, as per SHS policy and ICH/GCP guidelines
  • Identifying and consenting of research participants for research studies
  • Reviewing patient clinical labs and medical reports and triaging for inclusion and exclusion criteria for research studies
  • Liaising with patients and coordinating patient scheduling or facilitating such visits
  • Correspondence with research ethic boards
  • Data entry
  • Assist in maintaining the clinical and research registries of IBD patients
  • Assist in clinical and research data collection and report generation under the direction of Dr. Targownik
  • Act as a liaison between physicians, patients, research participants, clinic and research staff, admissions and other departments or services, as needed 
  • Provide coverage and assistance in other clinical, research and administrative activities in the investigator’s IBD program

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate degree in health-related discipline
  • Nursing Degree or Physician’s Assistant Degree with an interest in clinical research preferred
  • Background in clinical trials or prior research experience, desirable
  • Experience in a clinical healthcare environment and/or a clinical research setting
  • Excellent computer skills and an ability to learn and comprehend the technical requirements
  • Proficient in utilizing Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access is required
  • General knowledge of clinic scheduling systems and clinic work-flow
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with physicians, clinical team members, administrative and research staff
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, exercises discretion, uses independent and mature judgment, work independently without supervision and commits to excellence 

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. Successful candidates will be required to provide two (2) written reference letters from their former employer(s)/supervisor(s).

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 August 4, 2021. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

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