Clinical Research Coordinator, Department of Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine

The University of Calgary - Calgary, AB (27 days ago)

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Position Overview

The Department of Medicine in the Cumming School of Medicine invites applications for a Clinical Research Coordinator. This Fixed Term Recurring Part-time position is for approximately 9 months (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.

The Clinical Research Coordinator will report to the Principal Investigator.

This is a Recurring Part-time position with variable hours. Recurring part-time employees are hourly employees engaged to perform work on an irregular schedule. This position is for approximately 9 - 15 hours a week.

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

Responsible for regular visits to the Triage, Labour & Delivery and Postpartum Units at Foothills Medical Centre

Assess patient eligibility, review necessary patient records, collaborate with nursing staff

Provide any necessary teaching and the pre-packaged study medication to the subject, as well as arrange future follow-up

Approach potential trial candidates with a positive and calm demeanor

Obtain consent from subjects wishing to participate in the pilot PARTUM trial according to standard approved protocol

Collaborate with the study investigators to perform and complete relevant parts of the study, such as obtaining signatures, discussing questions that come up, reviewing abnormal results of tests

Perform physician delegated functions, such as interviewing and educating patients, completing questionnaires, administering pre-packaged study medication

Coordinate and schedule research visits according to study procedures Collect and maintain accurate screening logs

Perform data entry into REDCAP Cloud

Qualifications / Requirements:
Bachelor Degree in Nursing
3+ years of nursing experience
Experience as an RN or LPN an asset
Previous experience working on a Labour & Delivery or Postpartum ward is preferred and is an asset
Completion of ICH/GCP training, or must be willing to obtain
Knowledge and experience with the University of Calgary clinical research process regarding investigator-initiated clinical trials
Ability to solve complex problems, highly analytical
Superior organizational and time management skills
Strong computer and data entry skills
Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to be flexible with workdays and hours

Application Deadline: January 27, 2020

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

Additional Information

This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Technician Job Family, Phase II.

To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website. For more information about the Cumming School of Medicine visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine.

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.