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Job Title:
COORDINATOR, CLINICAL RESEARCH II, TFT

Posted Date:
2/13/2020
Closing Date:
2/27/2020
Functional Discipline:
CORPORATE

Job Description
VACANCY DETAILS

VACANCY NUMBER: 0000018488CG

JOB TITLE: COORDINATOR, CLINICAL RESEARCH II, TFT
STATUS: TEMPORARY FULL TIME
DEPARTMENT: CORPORATE
LOCATION: ST. CATHARINES SITE
HOURS OF WORK: 75 HOURS PER PAY PERIOD

POSTING DATE: 13 February 2020
CLOSING DATE: 27 February 2020

UNION: NON UNION
WAGE RANGE: 28.395 TO 32.126 per hour


POSITION OBJECTIVE:
The Critical Care Research Coordinator will manage and conduct clinical research studies in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the St. Catharines Site.

DESCRIPTION:
We are seeking an enthusiastic, organized and motivated individual with exceptional interpersonal skills, who will enjoy working in a collaborative, multidisciplinary team environment, conducting research in a stimulating critical care environment to join the Niagara Health Critical Care Research Program. We are a highly productive community ICU research program, that works in close collaboration with leaders in Critical Care including McMaster University, University of Toronto, the Research Institute of St Joes, and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. We are currently conducting several local, national and international randomized control trials, observational studies, and quality improvement projects. The Coordinator will work closely under the supervision of the Co-Directors of Critical Care Research (Dr. Erick Duan, Dr. Jennifer Tsang) and the Niagara Health Research Office. Experience in the coordination of research studies, and the recruitment of patients is strongly preferred, and knowledge and/or experience in a critical care environment being highly desirable.

TYPICAL DUTIES:
o Efficient daily management and provision of assigned research projects.
o Timely patient screening, consent, and recruitment into studies.
o Monitor trial progress to ensure adherence to project plan, and identify, evaluate and rectify problems.
o Conduct patient visits, study monitoring, timely data collection and management.
o Work with the study Principal Investigators to meet study targets.
o Ensure adherence to policies and procedures of various regulatory bodies.
o Maintain study records in accordance with regulatory requirements;
o Complete research ethics board submissions, amendments and annual renewals.
o Educate healthcare staff on new and ongoing research studies.
o Review new study protocols and planning for local implementation.
o Provision of regular and ad hoc progress reports locally, and to investigators and sponsors
o Other duties as required to support clinical research in the ICU.

QUALIFICATIONS:
o Related university degree and recent relevant experience an asset
o Experience in a relevant health care environment, especially critical care experience and knowledge preferred.
o Enthusiasm for advancing science in the practice of critical care medicine.
o Willingness to learn new skills and adapt to new situations.
o Proven ability of ensuring confidentiality of information.
o Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills, especially with patients and substitute decision makers.
o Excellent written communication, proofreading and editing skills.
o Superior organizational and problem solving skills.
o Ability to work independently with initiative and accuracy in a professional and courteous manner.
o Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team.
o Consistent and regular attendance required, with a flexible schedule an asset.
o Ability to utilize a hospital's print and electronic patient record, and Microsoft Office applications.
o Proficiency in both official languages (English and French) will be considered an asset

Recruitment Specialist: Carrie Garritsen (905) 378-4647

Niagara Health is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.