Schedule Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Master's degree in a relevant field of study.
Requires 6 years of relevant experience, including 1 year for full supervision
This is a One Year Limited Term Contract
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.
Research Coordinator (IV)
A Registered Nurse (registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario) with a Master’s degree is required in the Aging, Community and Health Research Unit, to assist Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid, in her role as Canada Research Chair in in Person-Centered Interventions for Older Adults with Multimorbidity and their Caregivers. The Research Coordinator will be responsible for managing the daily operation of multiple research projects, including pragmatic, randomized controlled trials of clinical interventions for older adults and their caregivers. The Research Coordinator will assist with developing training materials, and training health care providers in delivery of the clinical interventions and provide ongoing support to providers during intervention implementation. The position requires specialized knowledge on how to initiate, design, develop, coordinate, and manage interdisciplinary research projects across multiple hospital and community sites. The Research Coordinator will facilitate and support recruitment and data collection and will assist with data analysis and report writing. The Research Coordinator will develop collaborations and partnerships with an interdisciplinary team of researchers, students, clinicians, and patients/caregivers/public partners. Assists with recruiting, training, and supporting patient and caregiver research partners involved in the studies.
Responsible for managing the daily operation of multiple research projects, including pragmatic, randomized controlled trials of clinical interventions. Assists with the development of training materials, leads the training of health care providers in the delivery of the clinical interventions and provides ongoing support to providers during intervention implementation. Applies specialized knowledge to initiate, design, develop, coordinate, and manage major research projects across multiple hospital and community sites. Facilitates and supports recruitment and data collection. Develops collaborations and partnerships with an interdisciplinary team of researchers, students, clinicians, and patients/caregivers/public partners. Trains and supports patient and caregiver research partners.
Purpose and Key Functions:
Plan and coordinate all aspects of multiple clinical research projects across multiple clinical and community sites.
Develop inter-disciplinary, inter-institutional, and inter-sectoral research collaborations.
Collaborate with multiple health and social care agencies and providers to conduct the research.
Troubleshoot problems at all stages of project development and implementation and assist with modifying pragmatic clinical trial protocols or project procedures to address challenges in clinical and community settings.
Participate with a team in the development and authoring of clinical research protocols.
Develop training materials and facilitate training of intervention personnel intervention personnel in the delivery of the intervention.
Develop and monitors a plan for implementing clinical research projects.
Design promotional strategies and related materials that are inclusive and accessible to encourage participation and support for the research project.
Perform both quantitative and qualitative analyses of research data.
Assist with interviews and focus groups with project participants.
Coordinate and manage the collection, delivery, entry, verification, analysis, and reporting of data,
Oversee the design of databases, data collection forms, error checking methods, and related programs for collection, analysis, and reporting.
Apply specialized knowledge and scientific principles to review, critically appraise and interpret published literature.
Write sections of scientific papers, funding proposals, and abstracts.
Develop estimates of time and resources for research projects.
Use statistical software to analyze data and interpret results.
Writes data management and operations documentation for projects.
Liaise between the project centre and remote clinical and community project sites and personnel.
Ensure that the relevant research methodology is applied, and all research material is handled in accordance with established protocols, policies, and procedures.
Support recruitment of project participants and enlist agencies to refer participants.
Keep project participants informed of project progress through regular reports and newsletters.
Draft budgets for proposals.
Implement and maintains research project budgets. Creates financial projections and make adjustments to research project budgets throughout the fiscal year.
Exercise appropriate controls, monitor, and reconcile accounts.
Conduct literature searches.
Supervise and direct the activities of up to 4 continuing employees.
Ongoing responsibility for hiring and supervising 10 or more casual employees at any one time.
Provide orientation and show procedures to others.
Master's degree in a relevant field of study.
Requires 6 years of relevant experience, including 1 year for full supervision.
Must be registered and maintain annual registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse.
Experience with pragmatic randomized clinical trials
Research and clinical experience with older adults and caregivers
Clinical experience in home and community settings.
How To Apply
To apply for this job, please submit your application online.
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