Research Coordinator

Prostate Cancer Centre - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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The Research Coordinator at the Prostate Cancer Centre is an integral member of the research team. The research coordinator works closely with the study investigators & urologists at the Southern Alberta Institute of Urology (SAIU), pharmaceutical representatives, and research participants. The research coordinator conducts the study protocols using Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and the site standard operating procedures.


· Conduct clinical research studies according to the study protocol, GCP, and the PCC Research standard operating procedures (SOPs)

· Schedule study participant visits

· Conduct study visits, including performing phlebotomy

· Collect and enter data into the study case report forms

· Complete all study visit documentation including physician follow-up letters

· Maintain subject screening and enrollment logs

· Create source documents

· Maintain the study general correspondence binder

· Maintain the study specific Staff Delegation Log / Training Documents

· Actively participate in the Sponsor's site visits

· Resolve all monitoring findings in a timely manner

Additional tasks may include the following depending on education / training / experience:

· Obtain, process, and ship biological samples

· Receive and acknowledge study supplies; perform drug accountability

· Monitor and order study supplies

· Document and report all adverse events to the Investigator and Sponsor

· Conduct study participant visits

· Recruit and screen patients for participation in clinical studies

· Conduct the informed consent process with study participants

· Maintenance of regulatory documents

· Ethics submissions

· Study start-up activities

· Miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned required

· Participate in research and PCC staff meetings

· Annually attend a RAC 2 information session

· Participate in team building and fundraising events

· Develop and maintain relationships with volunteers


Education /Training:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences or related

· Current RN/LPN registration is an asset

· Current Good Clinical Practice certification

· Current CPR

· Phlebotomy skills


· Minimum 2 years’ experience in pharmaceutical research

Knowledge & Skills:

· Ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple projects

· Strong organization skills, attention to detail, ability to take initiative, make decisions and troubleshoot problems

· Demonstrated initiative and ability to seek out answers to questions and problems

· Experience with electronic data capture and IWRS

· Microsoft Office (excel, word, PowerPoint)

· Strong written and verbal communication

· Ability to function effectively in team situations and work independently

Working Conditions:

· Flexible work hours to ensure timelines for research activities are met

· Fast paced clinic working with multiple teams and changing priorities

· Maintenance of work / life balance is a priority

· Open office environment shared with other staff members.

· Sitting approximately 50% of the time

Job Type: Full-time


  • Phlebotomy : 1 year (Required)
  • Research: 2 years (Required)


  • GCP (Preferred)
  • CPR (Preferred)
  • RN/LPN (Preferred)