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Clinical Research Coordinator III - Toronto, Ontario

JOB POSTING # 729023

Position:   Clinical Research Coordinator III   
Site:    Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department:  Medical Oncology and Hematology
Reports to:   Nurse Manager – Clinical Trials DMOH / Principal Investigator   
Hours per Week: 37.5 hours per week
Status:   Permanent Full-time  

The role of the Clinical Research Coordinator III in clinical trials provides an interesting and challenging opportunity to collaborate with Investigators and the health care team to assume responsibility for the overall patient management and coordination of several clinical trials for the Department of Medical Oncology and Haematology at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. The Registered Nurse will work primarily in the gynecology site group.  Studies include pharma-sponsored, cooperative group sponsored (such as NCIC) as well as Investigator initiated trials.

Responsibilities include recruitment and clinical care of study participants (e.g. identify and screen potential subjects, obtain informed consent); coordination of patient visits schedules as per study protocol; execution of all aspects of study visit (e.g. assessment adverse events, monitoring safety, medication, questionnaires, sample collection, including processing and shipment of samples according to clinical protocol),provides clinical care for patients participating in clinical trials such as symptom management and psychosocial care. The implementation and coordination of all aspects of data collection and source documentation, as per UHN policy and ICH/GCP guidelines are important components of clinical trials and nursing practice.

• Registered Nurse with a minimum of 2 (two) years experience.
• Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
• BScN preferred, CNA certification in Oncology preferred
• Recognized certification in clinical research (ACRP or SOCRA) obtained or plans to work towards.
• Minimum one (1) year clinical experience in oncology with a strong knowledge base in Gyne Clinical Trials
• Previous clinical research experience preferred
• Demonstrated knowledge and ability to utilize the nursing process in planning, implementing and evaluating patient care
• Evidence  of good physical assessment, psychosocial assessment and patient/family teaching skill
• Autonomous clinical critical thinking ability
• Training in ICH/GCP guidelines an asset.
• Knowledge of IATA shipping regulations and basic laboratory procedures an asset
• Excellent organizational and time management skills required
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills required
• Ability to set priorities and work independently with accuracy in a dynamic environment
• Proficiency with MS Office software - Word and Excel desired.

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.

RE-POSTED DATE:  July 21, 2014                                          CLOSING DATE:  Until filled

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.

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