CNS: Clinical Research Coordinator

Centre for Neurology Studies (CNS)
Published
14 January 2024
Location
Surrey, BC
Closing Date
Applications will be accepted until position is filled

Description

Salary Range: $67,100.00 To 82,500.00 Annually

Requisition ID: 1063

The Centre for Neurology Studies (CNS) is part of a multidisciplinary clinic named Surrey Neuroplasticity Clinic (SNPC) that comprises of a team of clinicians utilizing a broad range of skills working with trauma, concussion & brain injury, chronic pain, PTSD, and a range of neurological conditions to deliver client-centered care with the aim of improving the client’s quality of life. Our purpose to Boldly Elevate People and our core values are the core of our day-to-day operations.

 

The CNS administers high-quality clinical research services to advance healthcare innovations for a positive impact on brain and mental health. We aim to bring cutting-edge therapies to people in need and help bridge the bench-to-bedside gap.

We are a Dynamic Team that collaborates within a super cool culture – a group of “neuro-nerds” with a passion for optimizing brain health.

Our Core Values:

Be G R E A TGrowth mindset, Respect, Elevate others, Authentic, True grit.

Our Mission:

To conduct quality-focused brain research that breaks barriers and pushes limits for a positive impact in the community.

 

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) who aligns with our purpose and core values. The CRC will help support the planning, initiation, communication, documentation and implementation of several clinical trials and research activities for the CNS.

 

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in a health-related science or nursing, CRC certification would an asset
  • 3+ years of clinical research experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Ability to exercise initiative, tact, compassion, and discretion
  • Ability to make thoughtful, informed, and thorough decisions
  • Excellent oral and written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to accept responsibility and work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Previous research administration experience and Pharmaceutical (drug) trial experience is an asset
  • Willingness to break barriers with high quality science that makes a positive societal impact
  • Must be able to identify and solve problems, multi-task and prioritize between tasks and assignments in a fast-paced environment with immense detail and organization
  • Must have strong administration skills and be willing to solve the puzzle of arranging participant schedules
  • Must have familiarity to handling study participant data in a strictly confidential manner
  • Must have an understanding of clinical research ethics policies and good clinical practice guidelines (GCP certification preferred). In addition, knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in health care in British Columbia is an asset
  • Proficiency in the use of a computer and applicable software applications along with the ability to learn new software programs
  • Experience with neurological populations is an asset, while enthusiasm for brain health is a must!

What You Can Expect:

  • Scheduling participants and/or clinical staff for virtual and in-person study visits
  • Working one-on-one with healthy individuals and those with various neurological impairments
  • Performing clinical trial outcome measures, including cognitive assessments and questionnaires, with study participants
  • Running EEG (electroencephalography) brain scans for research (training provided)
  • Submitting clinical research documents and communicating with research ethics boards
  • Finding creative ways to engage with various clinical populations in the community and online to support trial recruitment
  • Identifying and screening potential participants, and obtaining informed consent
  • Recording and organizing detailed documentation of study-related information (e.g. screening logs, data collection forms, incidences of adverse events and protocol deviations)
  • Ensuring study data is accurate, audit-ready, and entered and stored appropriately
  • Ensuring study activities are performed in accordance with each individual protocol, internal SOPs, ICH Good Clinical Practice guidelines, Health Canada guidelines, ISO standards, as well as REB and Sponsor policies and procedures, as appropriate
  • Ensuring continuous support to Investigators in the delivery of up-to-date activities and information, confirming priorities and timeframes of research projects
  • Representing the company at various conferences, events, and community outreach initiatives
  • Assisting in the development and execution of marketing and promotional initiatives (e.g. for study recruitment)
  • Performing other related duties as needed

What we offer:

  • Outstanding focus on high quality clinical research
  • An energized, highly dynamic and innovative environment
  • Benefits include variety and flexibility in your schedule, extended health benefits from day 1, Employee Share Options, additional funds on top of extended benefits, paid vacation, and RRSP matching
  • Enthusiastic support for personal and professional development
  • Access to some of the most cutting-edge technologies on the planet
  • Located in a beautiful newly constructed clinic located across the street from the Surrey Memorial Hospital in the Health and Technology District with a rooftop terrace patio with stunning mountain views accessible to all our employees
  • Cupboards filled to the brim with healthy (and, sometimes, not-so-healthy) office snacks and coffee
  • Regular team social events

 

At the Center for Neurology Studies, you will have an opportunity to Make a Difference – you will be part of a clinic that leads in delivering innovative treatments grounded in science in an environment that promotes growth and continuous learning to always deliver best practices.

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