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  • Research Coordinator 1 Toronto
  • Baycrest in Toronto, , Canada
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  • 1 week ago

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Job Description

The Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest has an opportunity for a

Research Coordinator 1

Position Type: Temporary Full-Time (1 Year)

Shift Type: Day

Bi-Weekly Hours: 70 Hours

Hours of Work: 7 hrs/shift

Posting Number: 7350

Union: Non-Union

Date Posted: January 10, 2024

Internal Closing Date: January 31, 2024

Job Summary:

The Anne and Allan Bank Centre for Clinical Research Trials in the Rotman Research Institute of the Academy for Research and Education at Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care is seeking a Research Coordinator. The Centre for Clinical Research Trials is a multidisciplinary specialist unit, which has been set up to design, conduct, analyse and publish clinical trials and other studies. The Rotman Research Institute (RRI) is a premier interdisciplinary, international centre for the study of human brain function. Our core research themes are: Cognitive Neuroscience, Aging and Brain Health, Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases, Computational Modeling... and Neuroinformatics. Our research focuses on cognitive brain functions (including memory, executive function, attention, perception, and language), both in normal aging and in the presence of diseases and conditions that affect the brain, such as Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, stroke, and traumatic brain injury. The Rotman Research Institute supports behavioral, neuropsychological, neuroimaging, and neurocomputational studies with state-of-the-art facilities, including eye-tracking, electroencephalography, and magnetoencephalography laboratories and a research-dedicated Siemens 3 Tesla MRI in-house at Baycrest.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Serve as primary contact for multiple studies/sites
• Recruit and screen patients for eligibility for current studies based on established protocols
• Conducts and documents informed consent process
• Monitor subject’s progress and report adverse events
• Generate study specific case report forms (CRFs)
• Record study data into CRFs, query resolution and responding to data queries
• Manage Research Data Bases
• Maintain Clinical Trial Management System
• Prepare for and conduct study monitor visits and audits
• Serves as a liaison to physicians, investigators, patients and other staff members regarding the research process and individual protocols
• Submit and Review Institutional Review Board documents
• Strategizes and helps troubleshoot to correct problems
• Escalates issues as needed to supervisor

Qualifications include but are not limited to:
• Clinical Research Experience (2+ years)
• Current GCP and familiarity with Health Canada, FDA, ICH GCP regulations
• Current GCP, Health Canada Part C Division 5, IATA certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree or 4 years relevant professional experience in lieu of degree
• Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power point, etc.)
• Have a true passion to work in Clinical Trials
• Phlebotomy certification
• Comfortable in the lab setting (Centrifuge/pipetting)

Required Skills:
• Excellent organization and attention to detail
• Quick and eager learner
• Ability to work independently
• Strong critical thinking
• Excellent oral and written communication
• 2+ years of experience in related field
• Working knowledge of research methodology/medical terminology
• Meticulous work ethic and attention to detail, with excellent time-management and organizational skills.
• Ability to manage competing demands of short and long-term projects led by numerous individuals, directing multiple varied assignments, independently coordinating and prioritizing relevant projects, tasks and responsibilities.
• Highly motivated and adaptable with an ability to take initiative and work well independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
• Ability to produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to CTU standards.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Certification as a Clinical Research Professional

Additional Benefits:
• 4% Vacation
• Opportunity to enroll in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
• Access to 24/7 Employee Assistance Program

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: Please submit your application online by clicking the Apply button below.

JOIN OUR TEAM: Please submit your application online by clicking the Apply button below. Applications will include a recent CV, a brief letter of interest, and names and contact information of 3 potential references. Although the closing date for applications is January 31, 2024, we encourage individuals to submit their applications as early as possible.

Please note that Baycrest has implemented mandatory vaccination for all employees. It is a condition of employment that new employees provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start date of employment. This means that all new employees must have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada at least 14 days prior to their start date. In addition, it is a condition of employment that all new hires obtain and submit proof of all booster vaccines as approved and recommended by Health Canada.

Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences

are changing the future of brain health and aging.

Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Baycrest is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at [email protected] or 416-785-2500, ext. 2961.

All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen and submit proof of two doses of vaccination against COVID-19, unless exempt. Such exemptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis
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