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Clinical Research Coordinator, Paediatrics, Cumming School of Medicine

Job ID: 26545

Updated: August 4, 2022

Location: Foothills Campus

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Overview

This opportunity is currently available for internal applicants only as THERE IS A STRONG INTERNAL CANDIDATE FOR THIS POSITION.

The Department of Paediatrics in the Cumming School of Medicine invites applications for a Clinical Research Coordinator. Thise Part-time Fixed Term position is for approximately 12 months (based on length of grant funding), with the possibility of extension.

The Clinical Research Project Coordinator (PC) will report to the Site Principal Investigator(s) (PI) and Project Manager to coordinate multiple new and ongoing study operations and priorities at the Alberta Children's Hospital in Pediatric Neurology.

The position will be required to oversee and coordinate multiple studies utilizing diverse and specialized skills including effective communication with patients, sponsors and stakeholders; negotiation of study budgets and other study particulars as needed.

Working conditions may involve field work and irregular hours, such as weekends and evenings.

Position Description

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

  • Constant vigilance in protecting patient confidentiality and consistent adherence to appropriate patient privacy and confidentiality policies, procedures and legislation.
  • Adherence to standard study operating procedures
  • Exhibits professionalism in conduct and attire
  • Ensures a safe environment for patients and families
  • Regularly engages medical and supervisory staff appropriately
  • Participates in quality assurance activities
  • Designing a creative, forward-thinking approach to research study participant recruitment\
  • Performing patient interviews and assessments as required by study protocol
  • Telephoning subjects to confirm appointments or follow-up on study requirements
  • Obtaining informed consent and assisting with REB-related activities including ethics submissions, renewals, and reporting of adverse events and protocol deviations

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Bachelor level degree in sciences or a health related discipline. Additional training (MSc degree or equivalent) is preferred
  • Previous research experience is highly desirable as well
  • Previous experience recruiting human subjects for clinical research studies
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Internet and MEDLINE searches)
  • Previous experience with psychological testing is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Certification in BCLS is desired

Application Deadline:  August 11, 2022

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 Specialist/Advisor Job Family, Phase I.

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 visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine.

The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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 has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, 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 academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ([email protected]) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ([email protected]).

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

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