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Clinical Research Associate - Sunnybrook Research Institute - Temporary Full Time (191451)

Sunnybrook
Toronto ON
FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT
Posted: 7/19/2019 11:11:20 AM

Sunnybrook Research Institute currently have a Temporary Full-Time opportunity for an Clinical Research Associate in the Clinical Research Program at our Odette Cancer Centre.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The Clinical Research Programme at the Odette Cancer Center (OCC) is part of Sunnybrook’s/Sunnybrook Research Institute’s (SRI) ongoing commitment to participate in innovative and high quality clinical research. Within OCC Clinical Research, the Medical Director, Program Manager, Quality Assurance & Education Lead and Business Analyst, work with 35+ physicians actively participating in clinical research and 38 OCC clinical research disease site-specific staff. Our programme is comprised of 10 disease site groups; Breast, CNS, GI, GU, Gynecology, Head & Neck, Hematology, Lung, Melanoma and Palliative.

The goal of this position is to participate in a pan-Canadian initiative to build a comprehensive oncology database for future scientific review and, in turn, match patients to active clinical trials. General responsibilities include, but are not limited to, database maintenance; specimen collection/processing; consenting patients, reviewing trial eligibility criteria; ongoing patient protocol requirements; reporting Adverse Events/Serious Adverse Events; scheduling patient appointments; communicating with patients, various hospitals and health service facilities to obtain medical information; data entry and resolving sponsor queries; completing forms and maintaining supportive documentation; ongoing ethics submissions; maintenance of regulatory requirements; reviewing and revising consent forms; coordinating site inspections required by trial sponsors and regulatory bodies.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Requires the successful minimum completion of a Community College Diploma/Certificate in a health related discipline plus a minimum of 2 years of related practical experience in clinical research, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • SoCRA/CCRP certification, preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of ICH guidelines and Good Clinical Practice an asset
  • Understanding and/or experience managing databases and registries an asset
  • Project management skills an asset
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Able to work highly independently across multiple protocols and disease sites
  • Ability to set priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database software packages such as MSOffice

Qualified Applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and current résumé, quoting file number 191451 to the Manager of OCC Clinical Research (

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Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is a leading teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto that operates through three primary hospital sites: Bayview Campus (the main site); the Holland Orthopaedic & Arthritic Centre; and the St. John's Rehabilitation Centre.