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Clinical Research Study Assistant (tft)

September 16 2021
Industries Education, Training , Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, Medical research, Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D
Toronto, ON

JOB POSTING # 884226

Position: Clinical Research Study Assistant
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Research: DMOH

Reports to: Principal Investigator
Hours: 35 hrs per week
Pay Scale: $24.61 - $30.76 per hour (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)

Status: Temporary Full Time (12 month contract)

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Clinical Research Study Assistant in our Research (DMOH) department.

Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. 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 groundbreaking 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.

University Health Network (UHN) is a research hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. Research across UHN's five research institutes spans the full spectrum of diseases and disciplines, including cancer, cardiovascular sciences, transplantation, neural and sensory sciences, musculoskeletal health, rehabilitation sciences, and community and population health. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

The Division of Melanoma/Skin Oncology at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is looking for a highly motivated individual to join their research team. Applicants must have some familiarity with cancer biology and medical terminology, experience with patient interaction and in a medical setting. The successful candidate needs to be comfortable working independently in a busy oncology clinic environment.

Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to screening and identifying patients eligible for clinical research studies; collecting and maintaining study patient data; research ethics board submissions, regulatory maintenance of studies; sample (blood/tissue) coordination; performing cross-functional and/or other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested to assist the Melanoma/Skin Oncology site group.

Qualifications:

  • At minimum, community college diploma in health or science related discipline, and or bachelor degree preferred
  • At minimum, three (3) to six (6) months related experience in Oncology; clinical research experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated relevant clinical research and medical terminology knowledge.
  • Experience with electronic medical record systems and data abstraction
  • Ability to work under pressure with attention to detail.
  • Exceptional organizational & time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task & perform in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical & problem solving skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Well-developed critical reasoning skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

Posting Date: September 16, 2021 Closing Date: October 7, 2021

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.