Fraser Health: Clinical Research Coordinator

Fraser Health
Published
20 February 2024
Location
Surrey/Burnaby/White Rock/Abbotsford
Closing Date
Applications will be accepted until position is filled

Description

Employment Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.00
Scheduled Start & Stop Times: 0830-1630
Days Off: Saturday, Statutory, Sunday
Program/Service: Mental Health & Substance Use Services
Req ID: 66050
Salary Range: The salary range for this position is CAD $33.66 - $48.38 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of nearly 45,000 medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

All new hires to Fraser Health must have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.

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Detailed Overview

Supporting the Vision, Values, Purpose and Commitments of Fraser Health including service delivery that is centered around patients/clients/residents and families:

The Coordinator, Clinical Research coordinates, conducts, and oversees clinical trials and research activities for Fraser Health (FH). Supports and facilitates the planning, communication, and implementation of clinical trials and clinical related research projects. Responsible for the recruitment of study participants and the data collection, management, maintenance, and documentation for each clinical study. Supervises and monitors study subject progress and follow-up. Ensures compliance and timelines are maintained.

Responsibilities

  1. Coordinates and conducts clinical trials and clinical related research activities for FH.
  2. Provides assistance to the Leader in the development and design of evaluation processes and procedures and research protocols.
  3. Provides assistance in the formulation of communication plan and public awareness strategies to proactively communicate and ensure greater public awareness and support for research activities across FH.
  4. Assists the Leader in the design and implementation of research protocol, with the cooperation of the study sponsor.
  5. Recruits study participants by identifying and screening potential subjects and obtaining informed consent.
  6. Coordinates patient visit schedules as per study protocol. Executes all aspects of study visit such as assessing adverse effects, monitoring safety, medications, questionnaires, and sample collection. Reports any adverse events per protocol or regulatory requirements.
  7. Coordinates and implements all aspects of data collection and source documentation for each study. Ensures study related administrative tasks and correspondence are completed such as the preparation and collection of study and required regulatory documents. Prepares and submits applications for ethical review to the FH Research Ethics Board (REB) and other REB's, as required, and ensures that all applicable approvals for conducting research in FH and other sites are obtained.
  8. Supervises and monitors study subject progress and follow-up. Ensures compliance is maintained.
  9. Maintains, monitors, calculates, processes, and summarizes financial data, records, and information for projects.
  10. Provides direction and leadership to research related staff, including the supervision of students and volunteers, within the scope of the projects, as appropriate.
  11. Facilitates ongoing communication among researchers within FH and other health authorities including engaging with FH researchers about potential studies.
  12. Assists with the feasibility assessment and study start-up, which may include preparation of grant applications for new research initiatives and ensure that FH pre-award and post-award requirements are maintained.
  13. Assists with tracking the progress of research activities against planned timelines and milestones using the Clinical Trial Management System software.
  14. Maintains an awareness of new developments and trends through literature reviews, contact with peers at other organizations, and attendance at seminars, workshops, and education programs, as appropriate.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS
Baccalaureate Degree in a health related science plus three (3) years recent related experience in clinical research or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

COMPETENCIES:

Demonstrates the leadership practices of the Fraser Health Leadership Framework of Clear, Caring and Courageous and creates the conditions for people to succeed.

Professional/Technical Capabilities:

  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Knowledge of research methodology and process.
  • Demonstrated technical expertise and scientific judgement.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple research projects.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in health care.
  • Proficiency in the use of a personal computer (PC) and applicable software applications.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.