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Research Coordinator - Hematology - University of Alberta

Research Coordinator

Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Facility: University of Alberta Hospital

Department/Area/Employer: Medicine/Hematology/Dr. Bruce Ritchie

Position Type: Regular Part Time

Hours of Work: Standard business hours plus some after hours (on call) work may be required per protocol

Job Description:

The Hematology department at the University of Alberta Hospital is seeking a part-time Research Coordinator. The Research Coordinator will be responsible for conducting clinical research studies according to the study protocol, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's).

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Completion of Research Ethics Board (REB) applications
  • Preparation of informed consent forms (ICF's)
  • Preparation of regulatory & source documentation
  • Recruitment & screening of participants (informed consent)
  • Schedule and conduct participant visits per protocol
  • Administration of study drug and accountability per protocol
  • Collection of participant specimens per protocol (e.g. blood, urine, etc.)
  • Data collection and entry into electronic data capture (EDC) systems
  • Study visit and adverse event (AE) documentation
  • Maintenance of investigator site files (ISF's)
  • Participation in Sponsor/Monitor site visits
  • Submission of study contracts and budget preparation

Qualifications:

  • Phlebotomy training
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) certification
  • Previous Hematology or research experience is an asset
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Microsoft Word and Excel experience

Application Information:

Please submit your application to Cheryl Crittenden (crittend@ualberta.ca).

Senior Research Coordinator - Gastroenterology - University of Alberta

Senior Research Coordinator

Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Facility: University of Alberta Hospital

Department: Faculty of Medicine - Division of Gastroenterology - GastroIntestinal and Liver Disease Research Group

Position Type: FTE 1.0 (Monday-Friday)

Salary: Commensurate with experience, supplemented by a benefits program

Job Description:

The Division of Gastroenterology’s GastroIntestinal and Liver Disease Research Group (GILDR) is a leading North American clinical research center focused on gastrointestinal and liver clinical trials. GILDR is a fully integrated research center within Alberta’s flagship clinical and research Division of Gastroenterology headquartered at the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton. The Division of Gastroenterology currently has more than 30 active clinical trials involving more than 1000 patient visits each year. The clinical trials are conducted in collaboration between the Pharmaceutical industry, Division of Gastroenterology Clinical Scientists, the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services Support staff. Quality patient care is our number one goal. We succeed in transforming the lives of those people afflicted by various Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease by employing dedicated staff who want to make a difference.

Join our team, and we will provide you with ample opportunity to grow in your career by challenging and stimulating you every day.

Duties:

  • Implementation and oversite of hepatology, luminal and inflammatory bowel disease clinical research trials from feasibility to closeout;
  • Assign clinical projects, monitor, and evaluate project workload;
  • Liaison between pharmaceutical sponsors, principal investigators, and clinical research staff;
  • Liaison with support services at such as pharmacy, Alberta public labs, endoscopy, clinical investigation unit, diagnostic imaging, and Northern Alberta Clinical Trial and Research Center (“NACTRC”);
  • Meet with monitors on site to resolve any issues or problems;
  • Draft informed consents, source documents, and working templates as required;
  • Assist with hiring and orientation of new staff;
  • Assist with updating of Standard Operation Procedures and Policies in order to advance towards the stated vision and associated goals as required;
  • Back up for submissions to the Health Ethics Research Board of Alberta, including initial documents, amendments, renewals, and closures;
  • Quality assurance to ensure consistent data is generated and is in compliant with the protocol;
  • Provide regular updates to the Employer’s stakeholders on the progress of transition, including any pilot projects and/or roll out within the different units;
  • Remote data entry training/use for specified protocol;
  • Participate in site initiation meetings, Investigational meetings and project teleconferences/webinars as required;
  • Pre-screen patients, review patient database/previous study patients, review prospective clinic chart and new patient referrals;
  • Obtain information for site delegation logs and maintain updates as required along with appropriate Employer team member
  • Contact trial-specific medical monitor for protocol clarifications upon direction of investigator;
  • Liaise between patient and investigator;
  • Liaise with community pharmacy/general practitioner on behalf of investigator;
  • Coordinate trial-related procedures, endoscopy, ultrasound, CT, MRI, cardiology, liver biopsy, Fibroscans, pulmonary function, infusion clinic (CIU), research pharmacy, inpatient units, etc.;
  • Report and follow-up on local AE's, SAE's and events of special interest (per protocol) in timely manner;
  • Responsible to maintain appropriate storage of IP when stored on-site (outside of research pharmacy);
  • Order trial specific supplies; drugs, central lab supplies, electronic diaries & other general project supplies;
  • Discard outdated study supplies;
  • Completion of trial-specific source documents and eCRF/additional forms as required by protocol;
  • Review, explain and documentation of patient consenting process related to the trial and provide subject with copies of appropriate documents;
  • Liaise with investigator/study team as to the progress of subjects and the overall trial activity at site/global level; and
  • File trial-related documents in source/investigational product records.

Qualifications:

  • Previous clinical trial or clinical research experience
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, enthusiastic with proven problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to be flexible, multitask and work well under pressure
  • Ability to effectively coordinate simultaneous projects and successfully prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work efficiently and in a professional and ethical manner in accordance with hospital policies and procedures, and GCP and ICH guidelines
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Precise documentation skills
  • Experience/training in venipuncture and/or arterial puncture is an asset
  • Must be qualified to perform Drug administration and provide documentation from current professional licensing body
  • Knowledge of MS Word & Excel, Gmail, Data Entry programs
  • Experience with Netcare & Connect Care
  • Willingness to further professional knowledge by reading journals/books and attending rounds, training programs, etc., as necessary (training in GCP guidelines and other study-related procedures can be arranged)

Education:

  • Registered nurse or licensed practical nurse with recent full-time acute patient care experience
  • Current CARNA/CLPNA and active CPR
  • GCP & Health Canada Division 5 certified

Application Information:

Please email resume and cover letter to aniko.gildr@ualberta.ca.

Clinical Trials Research Coordinator - Gastroenterology - University of Alberta

Clinical Trials Research Coordinator

Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Facility: University of Alberta Hospital

Department: Faculty of Medicine - Division of Gastroenterology - GastroIntestinal and Liver Disease Research Group

Position Type: FTE 1.0 (Monday-Friday)

Salary: Commensurate with experience, supplemented by a benefits program

Job Description:

The Division of Gastroenterology’s GastroIntestinal and Liver Disease Research Group (GILDR) is a leading North American clinical research center focused on gastrointestinal and liver clinical trials. GILDR is a fully integrated research center within Alberta’s flagship clinical and research Division of Gastroenterology headquartered at the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton. The Division of Gastroenterology currently has 31 active clinical trials involving more than 1000 patient visits each year. The clinical trials are conducted in collaboration between the Pharmaceutical industry, Division of Gastroenterology Clinical Scientists, the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services Support staff. Quality patient care is our number one goal. We succeed in transforming the lives of those people afflicted by various Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease by employing dedicated staff who want to make a difference. Join our team, and we will provide you with ample opportunity to grow in your career by challenging and stimulating you every day.

Duties:

  • Establish a sound working knowledge of multiple complex research protocols, phase II to III
  • Recruit, screen, enroll and follow study participants
  • Conduct all aspects of the research protocol including sponsor correspondence, detailed and accurate record keeping and data management, patient assessments, study drug administration, patient education, coordination of support services and collection of lab specimen
  • Perform study specific assessments
  • Organize ongoing patient follow-up, including arranging lab work, procedures, and study visits
  • Educate and advise patients regarding protocol requirements, study medications, treatment schedule, and the use of data collection tools
  • Coordinate with Radiology, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Health Records, and Clinical as needed by specific protocols
  • Communicate study procedures to clinical and research personnel, and provide ongoing in-servicing and support to other staff when required
  • Participate in sponsor site visits, regular monitoring visits, study conference calls, and site auditing

Qualifications:

  • Previous clinical trial or clinical research experience is an asset
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, enthusiastic with proven problem-solving abilities
  • Demonstrates ability to take initiative and work in a team environment as well as independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to be flexible, multitask and work well under pressure
  • Ability to effectively coordinate simultaneous projects and successfully prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work efficiently and in a professional and ethical manner in accordance with hospital policies and procedures, and GCP and ICH guidelines
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Precise documentation skills
  • Experience/training in venipuncture and/or arterial puncture is an asset
  • Must be qualified to perform drug administration and provide documentation from current professional licensing body
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel, Gmail, and data entry programs
  • Experience with Netcare & Connect Care an asset
  • Willingness to further professional knowledge by reading journals/books and attending rounds, training programs, etc., as necessary (training in GCP guidelines and other study-related procedures can be arranged)

Education:

  • Registered nurse or licensed practical nurse with recent full-time acute patient care experience
  • Current CARNA/CLPNA and active CPR
  • GCP & Health Canada Division 5 certified an asset

Application Information:

Please email resume and cover letter to gildr.ibd3@ualberta.ca.