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Position: CLINICAL RESEARCH STUDY ASSISTANT
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Correlative Studies Program
Reports to: Correlative Studies Manager
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and consistent with the UHN Compensation Policy
Hours: 37.5 hours per week     Shifts: Days
Status: Permanent Full-Time

The Correlative Studies Program provides clinical research biospecimen management services to facilitate advanced and comprehensive translational cancer research with an overall goal to aid in discovery of new cancer diagnostic and treatment standards. The Clinical Research Study Assistant will be responsible for multiple administrative tasks to support phase I clinical trials and Correlative Studies Program at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

The Clinical Research Study Assistant participates in the daily operation of the program office. Principle responsibilities include coordinating with the healthcare team to conduct the informed consent process with patients prior to being screened for a clinical trial, and to facilitate efficient flow of patients through various stages of the study protocol. Additional duties include updating and maintaining study documents, databases, and equipment maintenance records, preparing biospecimen collection kits, shipping biospecimens to various vendors, participating in the procurement of biospecimens, and preparing written materials. All duties must be complete, accurate, timely, and must be in compliance with applicable ICH-GCP, FDA and US federal code and Tri-Council regulations.  The Clinical Research Study Assistant must be able to interpret the applicable regulations in order to ensure compliance.  Quality assurance procedures are utilized to ensure high quality data is obtained.

QUALIFICATIONS
• At minimum, a completion of a Bachelor’s degree program, or recognized equivalent in Health or Science Related Discipline
• At least one (1) year experience in some or all of Oncology, Clinical trials, medical terminology, regulatory issues involving human subjects, and previous informed consent experience an asset
• Demonstrated relevant clinical research knowledge
• Excellent interpersonal skills and listening skills
• Strong communication, organizational, time management and problem solving skills
• Ability to work under pressure while maintaining attention to detail
• Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
• Ability to perform multiple concurrent tasks
• Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with others in assisting with the delivery of services
• Ability to remain calm and composed when dealing with difficult people or situations
• Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
• Proficiency with MS Office software required
• Certification for Transportation of Dangerous Goods, preferred
• Certification in venipuncture, or a willingness to learn, preferred

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line.  You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter.  You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

POSTED DATE: May 21, 2015         CLOSING DATE: June 4, 2015

Staffing Specialist, Human Resources RFE 2nd Floor – Posting # 755472

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position.  Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

Copy & Paste the below link to apply

http://www.pharmaceutical.ca/en/job-offers/on/toronto/university-health-network-14068/clinical-research-study-assistant/701751



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