Clinical Research Coordinator

McGill University Health Centre - Montréal, QC (28 days ago)

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The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and hospital research centre. Located in Montreal, Quebec, the Institute is the research arm of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. The RI-MUHC is supported in part by the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRQS).

Position summary
Under the direct supervision of the principal investigator, we are currently seeking a highly motivated, organized, enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic team. The incumbent will be required to follow active participants and recruit new participants at the Chronic Viral Illness Service clinic at the McGill University Health Center Chronic Viral Illness Service clinic at the McGill University Health Center.

General Duties
Responsibilities may include but are not necessarily limited to:

1. Coordinate patient recruitment and study procedures:
  • Identifying eligible participants,
  • Scheduling study visits,
  • Explaining and reviewing informed consent form with participants,
  • Chart review,
  • Completing case report forms and questionnaires with participants,
  • Organizing biological specimen collection,
  • Timely completion of all study documentation forms, including case report forms (CRFs), queries and other study specific documents,
  • Performing FibroScans (similar to ultrasounds) for research use (training provided),
  • Maintaining and updating study regulatory binder,
  • Attending relevant departmental meetings or rounds in order to increase knowledge and understanding.
2. Assist the investigator with administrative tasks. Other responsibilities may include but are not necessarily limited to:
  • Assisting in the preparation and submission of grants,
  • Assisting in the development of ICFs, questionnaires, and editing protocols for studies and ethics submission,
  • Maintaining principal investigator CV,
  • Performing miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by supervisor, including support to other coordinators and research staff members.
3. Communications and knowledge translation/dissemination:
  • Managing study site supervision including correspondence, training, quarterly payments, queries and general site support,
  • Assisting in the preparation and submission of abstracts and manuscripts,
  • Conducting literature reviews and keeping current with study literature,
  • You may be asked to assist with design/development of promotional materials/newsletters,
  • Grant and publication reviewing/writing.
4. Data management :
  • Supervising roll-out of electronic case report forms (eCRFs),
  • Data entry and coordination,
  • Data scanning, data cleaning,
  • Ensuring research quality data.
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Education / Experience

  • DEC in sciences degree desired, preferably in the area of biomedical sciences,
  • 1 year of experience recruiting and following participants participating in research protocols.
  • Excellent command of English, both spoken and written, with fluency in spoken French,
  • High level of initiative and organization,
  • Ability to prioritize and to multitask,
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new situations,
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a team,
  • Ability to exercise tact, discretion and confidentiality,
  • Computing skills including, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access,
  • Experience with REBs, HIV and/or Hepatitis C would also be an asset.
Additional information

Status: Temporary, Full-time (one-year renewable contract)
Pay Scale: Commensurate to qualifications and experience
Work Shift: from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mondays to Fridays (35-hour workweek)
Work Site: MUHC Glen site (1001 Decarie Blvd, Montreal)

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