||Research Coordinator I
||Leadership Sinai Centre for Diabetes at Mount Sinai Hospital
||Regular Full Time
|HOURS OF WORK
||37.5 Hours per week
ORGANIZATION OR DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:
The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital, a University of Toronto affiliated research centre, is one of the world's leading centres in biomedical research. With ground-breaking discoveries in research areas such as diabetes, genetic disorders, cancer and women’s and infants’ health, the Institute is committed to excellence in health research and the training of investigators. Strong partnerships with the clinical programs of Mount Sinai Hospital ensure that scientific knowledge is used to promote human health. Your significant contributions will assist in maintaining our momentum in advancing our research.
As a member of the research team, the Clinical Research Coordinator collaborates with Investigators and the health care team in the coordination of clinical studies. Under the direction of clinical investigators, the Clinical Research Coordinator will initiate and implement clinical studies including clinical trials, which typically include recruitment, clinical assessment for trial eligibility, performance of all trial-related activities, and follow-up with participants.
Responsibilities include recruiting, screening and consenting eligible participants, executing of all aspects of study visits, providing study-related support for participants, implementing and coordinating of all aspects of data collection, sourcing documentation, and responding to queries. Specifically related to our studies, the research coordinator will work on:
- Recruitment of participants for clinical research studies
- Scheduling of participants for study visits and procedures
- Administration of 2-hour oral glucose tolerance tests (OGTT) (including blood sample collection)
- Administration of study questionnaires
- Telephone follow-up for cohort maintenance
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
- Undergraduate degree in health or science related discipline
- Expertise with venipuncture (must be competent or willing to be trained)
- Previous clinical research or healthcare experience an asset
- Autonomous critical thinking ability
- Excellent organizational and time management skills required
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills required
- Ability to set priorities and work independently in a dynamic environment
- Proficiency with MS Office software required
Posting open until March 21, 2017. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
In accordance with Institute’s policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases.
The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is a scent sensitive environment and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at the Institute. We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by the Institute’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please contact the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Human Resources Department.