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Clinical Research Coordinator III (registered nurse)

Employer
University Health Network
Location
Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Clinical Research Coordinator III
Job Posting #: 929658Site: Toronto Western HospitalUnion: Non-Union Department: Neurology/Movement Disorders ClinicReports to: Principal Investigator and Clinical Research Manager Hours: 37.5 hours per weekSalary: $79,903.20 to $99, 879.00 annually: To commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN compensation policyStatus: Permanent Full Time Posted Date: March 18, 2024Closing Date: March 31, 2024
The University Health Network, where "above all else the needs of patients come first", encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of ground breaking firsts and a purpose of "Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning", the University Health Network (UHN), Canada's largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.
Position Summary
The Clinical Research Coordinator III/Registered Nurse will work closely with Principal Investigators and the health care team to assume responsibility for the overall patient management and coordination of varies programs (e.g. Duodopa, Vyalev, Brain donation) and clinical studies.
Duties
Responsibilities includes;

Recruitment of study participants (e.g. identifying, screening potential participants & obtaining informed consent)
Planning, implementing and coordinating all aspects of study visits including scheduling patient visits, arranging & uploading of imaging scans, assisting with lumbar punctures & skin biopsies, documentation of adverse events & concomitant medications, administration of neuropsychological & cognitive questionnaires, eye tracking, sample collection, sample processing & shipping according to study protocol.
Executing study-related administrative tasks, such as collation of regulatory documents, submissions to the Research Ethics Board and other regulatory agencies as required, completion of relevant study CRFs, logs and entering in to databases in a timely manner.
Insertion and management of IV infusions & saline locks, reconstitution of medications & teaching of injections and medical devices.
Liaising with CROs/sponsors, internal/external stakeholders & members of the health care team.
Preparing and liaising with CROs/sponsors for monitoring visits and/or audits.
Organizing, presenting, teaching and attending ongoing meetings.
Contributing to protocol development, teaching and educational material.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree, or recognized equivalent, in a health or science-related discipline
Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing
Minimum 3 years of clinical research experience
Minimum 1-2 years clinical experience in Neurology with strong knowledge base in Parkinson's disease
Prior experience in the coordination and administration of clinical trials
Experience with research regulatory submissions is a strong asset
Phlebotomy certification preferred
TDG (Transportation of Dangerous Goods) certification preferred
Knowledge of IATA (International Air Transport Association) shipping regulations and laboratory procedures preferred
Previous experience with neurological clinical trials and/or PI initiated trials preferred
Knowledge of research regulations and guidelines, such as ICH/GCP guidelines, Tri-Council Policy, Declaration of Helsinki and FDA CFR and Health Canada TPD
Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
Exceptional organizational & time management skills & attention to detail
Ability to multi-task & perform with accuracy in a fast-paced environment
Well-developed leadership & excellent interpersonal skills
Self-motivated; ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
Strong analytical & problem solving skills
Strong verbal & written communication skills
Excellent decision-making, listening & conflict resolution skills

Why join UHN?
In addition to working alongside some of the most talented and inspiring healthcare professionals in the world, UHN offers a wide range of benefits, programs and perks. It is the comprehensiveness of these offerings that makes it a differentiating factor, allowing you to find value where it matters most to you, now and throughout your career at UHN.

Competitive offer packages
Government organization and a member of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP https://hoopp.com/)
Close access to Transit and UHN shuttle service
A flexible work environment
Opportunities for development and promotions within a large organization
Additional perks (multiple corporate discounts including: travel, restaurants, parking, phone plans, auto insurance discounts, on-site gyms, etc.)

Current UHN employees must have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, to be eligible for consideration.
Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance. Any information received related to an accommodation will be addressed confidentially.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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