Repost: Clinical Research Coordinator (I)
City : Hamilton
Category : Other
Industry : Education
Employer : McMaster University
Should the successful applicant be a Unifor Unit 1 bargaining unit member, who meets the eligibility conditions of Article 19.02 of the Unifor Unit 1 Collective Agreement, then the Limited Term Assignment will be defined as a Career Growth Opportunity in accordance with Article 19 of the Unifor Local 5555 Unit 1 Collective Agreement.
Job Title: Clinical Research Coordinator (I)
Job Code: JD00570
Pay Grid: Unifor
Pay Grade: 8
Department, Unit or Project Description:The Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University and McMaster Children’s Hospital is home to over 200 pediatricians, scientists, teachers, and trainees whose collective mission is to improve the wellbeing of children and their families – both locally, and around the world.
We are proud to represent faculty who hold Canada Research Chairs, are members of tthe Order of Canada and are national award-winning teachers. Our members leverage their voices as child health leaders to support our communities and advocate for change so that all children, regardless of health status, can experience a fulfilling life. Our administrators are valued team members and are critical to the success and impact of our work.
Our Vision: A brighter path for every child and their family
Our Mission: Together, we lead to advance child and youth health. We are committed to patient-centred care, research, education, learning, and advocacy. We strive for diverse representation, inclusive participation, equitable opportunities, and we address structural barriers to improve healthcare outcomes. Our innovative work achieves global impact and enhances the well-being of all children and their families. We support the welfare of our team members and engage with respect and accountability.
Values: We value compassion, collaboration, excellence, and innovation. We recognize it is our responsibility to create environments where all people feel safe and supported.
We invite you to find out more about us by visiting our website: https://healthsci.mcmaster.ca/pediatrics
The department of Pediatrics is currently welcoming applications for a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator. The Clinical Research Coordinator will be working on pediatric clinical trials to implement interventions to treat obesity and diabetes. In addition, the coordinator will work on observational studies related to pediatric obesity and diabetes cohorts.Job Summary:
Responsible for implementing, monitoring, refining, analyzing, coordinating, and reporting on several clinical research projects. Acts as a resource for the development of protocols, study documents, operations of study management, and management techniques.
Accountabilities: Apply specialized knowledge and scientific principles to review, critically appraise and interpret published literature. Write sections of scientific papers, funding proposals, and abstracts. Coordinate the activities of research staff and resources to ensure that the project progresses in accordance with predetermined timelines. Develop estimates of time and resources for research projects. Oversee the collection, entry, verification, management, analysis, and reporting of data. Use statistical software to analyze data and interpret results. Design and maintain databases, data collection forms, error checking methods and related programs for efficient collection, analysis, and reporting. Troubleshoot moderately complex computer problems. Write data management and operations documentation for projects. Liaise between the clinic centre and remote clinic sites and personnel. Conduct structured patient interviews. Ensure that the relevant research methodology is applied and all research material is handled in accordance with established protocols, policies, and procedures. Participate in the development of promotional strategies and related materials to encourage participation and support for research projects. Consult on protocol development, student organization, and data management activities. Develop presentations and present information and training sessions to project personnel and project patients. Present at meetings, seminars, and conferences. Keep project participants informed of project progress through regular reports and newsletters. Implement and maintain research project budgets. Create financial projections and make adjustments to research project budgets throughout the fiscal year. Exercise appropriate controls, monitor, and reconcile accounts. Conduct literature searches.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study. Requires 4 years of relevant experience.
Supervision: Provide lead hand supervision and is responsible for the quality and quantity of work of others. Ongoing responsibility for supervising up to 9 casual employees at any one time. Provide orientation and show procedures to others. Additional Information: Experience in pediatric research and clinical trials is highly desirable. Participate in the development of knowledge translation and dissemination strategies to support research projects Train staff at other study sites Liaise with the research ethics board across study sites Communication and support of research coordinators and assistants across study sites Occasional weekend study visits may be required