Research Coordinator

Fraser Health - New Westminster, BC (30+ days ago)

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Bring your demonstrated project management and organizational skills to this exciting opportunity as a Research Coordinator. The Department of Evaluation and Research Services (DERS) at Fraser Health aims to enable our health authority to be a leader in developing and using research that maximizes the well-being of the patients, clients and residents that we serve. DER’s mission is to promote excellence in every care experience by integrating research into practice. DERS supports research in public and population health, clinical intervention, health services/systems, health care technology and innovation, knowledge transfer and implementation. We are looking for Research Coordinators to join our team! In this role you will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination of study research activities to support the successful completion of new and innovative clinical and non-clinical research projects being conducted within the health authority.

Fraser Health Authority is growing, the kind of growth you want to be a part of. With over 26,000 employees, 2,900 physicians and 6,500 volunteers providing a wide range of integrated health care services to over 1.8 million people living in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, Fraser Health is the largest and fastest growing Health Authority in Canada. We want you to join us in our growth as you maximize, improve and expand your skills.

Twelve acute care hospitals, BC’s first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and long-term care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.

We are proud of the innovation, dedication, integrity and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

Position Highlights:
Do you have strong demonstrated research process experience and project management skills? Bring these skills along with your strong understanding of ethical standards in conducting research will make you an ideal candidate for this role.

In this key role you will:
Coordinates and conducts study related research activities for Fraser Health.
Provides assistance to the PI in the development and design of evaluation processes and procedures and research protocols for funded studies.
Assists the PI in the design and implementation of research protocol, tracking the progress of research activities against planned timelines and milestones.
Recruits study participants by identifying and screening potential subjects and obtaining informed consent.
Coordinates and implements all aspects of data collection and source documentation for each study to ensure quality and integrity of data.
Ensures study related administrative tasks and correspondence are completed such as the preparation and collection of study and required regulatory documents. Prepares and submits applications for ethical review to the FH Research Ethics Board (REB) and other REB's, as required, and ensures that all applicable approvals for conducting research in FH and other sites are obtained.
Maintains, monitors, calculates, processes, and summarizes financial data, records, and information for projects.
Provides direction and leadership to research related staff, including the supervision of students and volunteers, within the scope of the projects, as appropriate.
Facilitates ongoing communication among researchers within FH and other health authorities.
Assists with the preparation of grant applications for new research initiatives and ensure that FH pre-award and post-award requirements are maintained.
Maintains an awareness of new developments and trends through literature reviews, contact with peers at other organizations, and attendance at seminars, workshops, and education programs, as appropriate.
Supports knowledge dissemination activities through the preparation of grant proposals, research presentations and posters, project summaries and manuscripts for publication
Provides other administrative support functions including arranging internal/external meetings as required by booking rooms, notifying participants, confirming attendance, ordering catering, preparing agenda, conferences and seminars; prepares and distributes handouts and overheads; makes travel arrangements as necessary; maintains and organizes appointment calendars; records, prepares and distributes minutes and agenda; follows up on action items as required.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in a health sciences or related discipline.
Three years recent, related research experience including project management working with multi-disciplinary research items
Valid Class V BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for business related purposes.
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered

This CASUAL position is based at our Central City offices in Surrey, BC, with access to rapid transit, shopping, restaurants, on-site gym and other amenities. Depending on the project, the position may be located at different locations.

Valued Benefits:
A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields. We offer a competitive compensation package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends and family as a phenomenal place to work. We value diversity in the work force and aim to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.