JOB TITLE: Clinical Research Analyst
Job Posting #: 920260
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Surgical Oncology/Urology
Reports to: Manager, Prostate and Uro-oncology Clinical Research Unit
Hours: 35 hours work week
Wage range or Salary: $30.78 per hour to $38.48 per hour (To commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN compensation policy)
Status: 1 Year Temporary Full Time Contract
Posted Date: May 25, 2023
Closing Date: June 23, 2023
University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the role of a Clinical Research Study Assistant (CRSA) in the Surgical Oncology / Urology department.
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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.
The division of Urology Research at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (PM) is seeking an individual to join the Prostate and Uro-Oncology Clinical Research Unit. The Clinical Research Team assumes responsibility for the overall management and coordination of Industry and Investigator-driven studies focusing on bladder, kidney and prostate cancer and urologic cancer risk reduction for the Department of Surgical Oncology (Urology) at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. NOTE: This is a patient facing role and Individuals with lab experience only will not be considered for this position.
Working under the direction of the Manager, the Clinical Research Analyst requires past experience in the coordination and administration of clinical research studies. Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, recruitment of study participants (e.g. identifying, screening potential participants & obtaining informed consent); coordinating patient visit schedules as per study protocol; assisting/coordinating all aspects of study visits (e.g. documentation of adverse events & medications, administration of questionnaires, sample collection including venipuncture, sample processing & shipping, etc.); reviewing & assessing study-related documents; liaising with sponsors, external stakeholders & members of the clinical care team; implementing and coordinating all aspects of data collection and source documentation, as per UHN policy and ICH/GCP guidelines; executing study-related administrative tasks, such as completion of relevant study CRFs, logs, trackers, databases, etc.; provide support for monitoring /audits and regulatory inspections. The Clinical Research Analyst must be able to interpret applicable regulations to ensure compliance during the conduct of the study.
Bachelor’s Degree or recognized equivalent, in a health or science-related discipline
Certification in clinical research (ACRP or SoCRA) preferred, or in progress
1 to 2 years patient facing clinical/professional experience
Knowledge of fundamental clinical research principles, theories, concepts, and techniques relating to data collection and management
Demonstrated knowledge of research regulations and guidelines, such as ICH/GCP, Tri-Council Policy, FDA CFR and Health Canada TPD
Experience using data management software, such as EMR software, Redcap, etc.
Demonstrated attention to detail
Exceptional organizational & time management skills
Ability to multi-task & perform in a dynamic environment
Self-motivated; ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
Strong analytical & critical thinking skills
Demonstrates excellent competency in verbal and written communication
Proficiency with MS Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Completion of an approved Phlebotomy course an asset
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.