Clinical Research Coordinator, Oncology Research (Research Institute)

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Clinical Research Coordinator, Oncology Research (Research Institute)
Research Institute of the MUHC
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General work, auxiliary and technical services
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Temporary full time
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Job Description

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 supervision of the Manager of Oncology Research, Centre for Innovative Medicine (CIM), the Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator is responsible for supporting the successful conduct of clinical research studies in oncology. The Clinical Research Coordinator collaborates with Investigators and health care personnel to assume responsibility for the overall patient management and coordination of several clinical studies for the CIM-Oncology Department of the RI-MUHC.

The Centre for Innovative Medicine is located in the new Glen site hospital which is a unique center in Canada of 5000 m2 dedicated exclusively to clinical research.

General Duties
• Recruits research participants, prescreens patients and obtains informed consent,
• Assesses patients for protocol eligibility through personal interviews and/or medical record review in in-patient and out-patient settings,
• Maintains, completes and updates, concomitant and adverse event logs and questionnaires and protocol specific source documentation,
• Completes patient charting accordingly,
• Coordinates protocol related tests, i.e, venipuncture including sample collection, Pharmacokinetics (PKs), Pharmacodynamics (PDs), urine collection and Electrocardiogram (ECG),
• Processes and shipments of samples according to clinical protocol and manuals,
• Create study specific source documentation, i.e, study visits, AE and Conmed logs, study imaging forms, pathology request forms, ICF tracking log prior to study activation, and other study related forms,
• Provides coordination of all aspects of data collection and source documentation,
• Maintains and updates regularly the study lab kit inventory logs, destroys expired kits and requests study kits as needed,
• Schedules site initiation visits, monitoring visits and follows-up with issues identified,
• Acts as a liaison with the radiation and medical oncology groups,
• Conduct other related tasks as assigned by supervisor.

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Education / Experience

• DEC in sciences or a related field,
• Minimum 1 year of clinical research experience,
• Experience in a hospital/clinical setting is an asset,
• Experience in hematology and/or oncology is an asset,
• Bilingual: French and English spoken and written,
• Critical thinking an asset,
• Solid written and verbal communication skills,
• Autonomous, flexible sense of ethics and good judgment,
• Excellent interpersonal skills,
• Excellent organization, ability to multitasks and prioritize time-sensitive issues,
• Ability to work under minimal supervision,
• Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel),
• Clinical research experience is an asset,
• Knowledge of international, federal and provincial laws and regulations governing clinical research (ICH-GCP) is an asset.

Additional information

Status : Temporary, Full time (one year contract renewable)
Pay Scale: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Work Shift: from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mondays to Fridays (35-hour workweek) needs to be flexible when needed.
Work Site: Glen Site (1001 Décarie) and may have to travel on occasion.

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NOTE: The masculine gender has been used for brevity and includes the feminine gender.

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