• Clinical Research Project Coordinator, iOUCH Pain Lab Toronto
  • SickKids in Toronto, , Canada
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  • 1 week ago

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About SickKids

Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is one of the largest and most respected paediatric healthcare centres in the world. As innovators in child health, we lead and partner to improve the health of children through the integration of healthcare, leading-edge research and education. Our reputation would not have been built – nor could it be maintained – without the skills, knowledge and experience of the extraordinary people who come to work here every day. SickKids is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment that combines exceptionally high standards of practice.

When you join SickKids, you become part of our community. We share a commitment and determination to fulfill our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to work alongside the world’s best in paediatric healthcare.

Position Description

Job... Summary:

The Clinical Research Project Coordinator (CRPC) will work closely with the study team in the iOUCH Pain Lab at The Hospital for Sick Children to assist with the coordination of various studies (e.g. participant recruitment, data collection, regulatory approvals). The Clinical Research Project Coordinator will report to the Principal Investigator or her designate (i.e., Project Manager) and the Paediatric Project ECHO Research Lead.

Project Summary:

Through evidence-based research and knowledge translation processes, the iOUCH Lab at The Hospital for Sick Children aims to improve the lives of children and adolescents through the use of digital technologies to support disease self-management. See: https://lab.research.sickkids.ca/iouch/

Here's what you'll get to do:

The CRPC will assist with the coordination several innovative clinical research studies, including evaluation of: (1) the Pediatric Project ECHO program at SickKids, (2) a pediatric chronic pain digital registry, and (3) an AI-enhanced robot to support pediatric pain management in the emergency department.

Specific job duties include:
• Study set-up, including obtaining and maintaining research ethics approval across multiple sites;
• Overseeing study recruitment, including consenting, participant follow-up, and data collection;
• Coordinating study activities across multiple pediatric sites;
• Overseeing and participating in data management (e.g., data cleaning and data entry) and quantitative/qualitative data analysis;
• Drafting conference abstracts and creating scientific posters;
• Assisting with manuscript and report preparation;
• Conducting qualitative interviews (individual; focus groups)with youth, caregivers, and healthcare providers;
• Participating in analysis of qualitative data in collaboration with other team members;
• Coordinating administrative activities to ensure the smooth running of projects in portfolio.

Here's what you'll need:
• Graduate degree in a Health Science discipline is preferred.
• Minimum of two-years relevant experience in clinical research.
• Previous multi-site clinical trial experience is preferred.
• Familiarity with both quantitative and qualitative research methodology including conducting interviews and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data.
• Previous experience working with quantitative (e.g., SAS) and qualitative (e.g., NVivo) analysis software is an asset.
• Ability to develop strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders across different disciplines.
• Ability to function independently yet collaboratively across multiple teams.
• Previous experience with online databases (e.g., REDCap).
• Experience in a pediatric clinical research environment is an asset.
• Experience in the evaluation of medical education programs and/or pediatric pain research are assets.
• Superior communication, organization and time management skills.
• Ability to develop strong working relationships.
• A commitment to understanding and aiding in the pursuit of equity, diversity and inclusion objectives

Employment Type: 1 year, 1.0 FTE Temporary contract

Our Commitment to Diversity

The children and families we care for are from a variety of communities, and so are our employees. We welcome and encourage everyone to join our organization and be part of our team.

When requested, SickKids will provide access and inclusion supports to eligible candidates to support their full engagement during the interview and assessment process. Information received related to access or inclusion will be addressed confidentially.

Thank you for your interest in joining SickKids. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with our Hospital policy, employment at SickKids is conditional upon the Hospital’s receipt of all necessary documentation.

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a health care institution, our highest priority is the safety of patients, families and staff. As a result, we are adopting all prevention measures to ensure the safety of our patients, families and our staff. Therefore, any offer of employment is conditional upon you submitting proof that you have been fully vaccinated with a Health Canada or World Health Organization (WHO) approved COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible and no later than fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the effective start date, in addition to satisfying any other condition(s) that may be set out in an offer. If a candidate fails to satisfy this condition (or any other condition(s) set out in an offer), any offer of employment shall be immediately rescinded.

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