We are seeking an experienced Clinical Research Assistant III to join the Gastroenterology research group. The successful candidate will manage a longitudinal cohort study entitled “IMAGINE-SPOR”. The candidate will be responsible for: participant identification and recruitment in the context of physicians’ clinics; following up with patients to complete questionnaires and return samples; sample processing, storage and shipping using a centrifuge and -80 freezer; electronic study data entry and ethics board reporting. Recruitment is intended to run for 1 to 2 years and patient follow-up for an additional 3 – 5 years. The candidate will also assist in other research projects, as necessary. Phlebotomy training and competence is strongly preferred.
Basic Requirements (Education/Experience):
Bachelor’s degree in a health science related field or equivalent
Minimum 2 years clinical research experience
Skills and Abilities
The successful candidate will have:
Tasks may include:
- Proven experience in clinical research involving patient recruitment and follow-up
- Ability to build and maintain internal and external professional relationships with patients, colleagues and the
- multidisciplinary team
- Proven ability to work independently and navigate competing priorities
- Commitment to quality and excellence, attention to detail in ensuring compliance with the protocol
- Effective communication skills (written and oral)
- Strong computer and data entry skills: including experience with electronic data capture
- Experience in arranging monitoring activities with the sponsor
- Patient recruitment, data collection, data entry.
- Sample processing
- Assisting with study start-up activities (approvals, regulatory documents, training)
- Coordinating the shipment of study-related materials.
- Coordinating study drug management with the research pharmacy.
- Maintaining communication with study coordinator and lead investigator(s)
- Knowledge of TOH processes
- Evidence of training certification in Tri-Council Policy Statement -2 (TCPS-2) and the International Conference on Harmonisation – Good Clinical Practice Guidelines (ICH-GCP)
- Evidence of training in Food and Drug Regulations, Division 5, and/or Device Regulations, as applicable
This is a 1-year full-time position with possibility of renewal
$27.075 – Max $36.728
Comments to Applicant:
Please send an updated CV to the e-mail address listed under contact info.
Lilia Antonova, PhD
Divisional Research Coordinator
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those invited for an interview will be contacted. The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.