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The Ottawa Hospital: Inspired by research. Driven by compassion
The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is the research arm of The Ottawa Hospital and an affiliated institute of the University of Ottawa. With more than 1,700 scientists, clinician investigators, trainees, and staff, and total revenues of more than $100 million, we are one of the foremost Canadian hospital-based research institutes. We are investigating virtually every major disease and condition, with a focus on answering important health questions and translating our findings into benefits for patients and society.

Job Description:
The Ottawa Blood Disease Centre at OHRI is seeking an experienced Clinical Research Coordinator to join the hematology research program. The successful candidate will play an active role in our busy, dynamic, diversified research group in the set-up, coordination, and day-to-day management of clinical trials in the following possible areas of thrombosis (treatment and/or prevention of blood clots), malignant hematology (lymphoma, leukemia, myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, bone marrow transplant) and/or benign hematology (hemophilia, transfusion medicine).

Tasks may include:
• Patient recruitment and follow-up, data collection, and data entry
• Preparing and submitting research applications to the research ethics board
• Overseeing study start-up activities (approvals, contract, regulatory documents, training) internally for investigator-initiated trials
• Maintaining current up-to-date regulatory binder/files
• Facilitating physician oversight over study participants following GCP requirements

Basic Requirements (Education/Experience):
• Bachelor’s degree in a health science-related field or equivalent
• Three (3) years’ experience coordinating clinical trials
• A comprehensive understanding of the clinical research process from study start-up to completion
• Experience coordinating investigator-initiated multi-center research trials
• Evidence of training certification in Tri-Council Policy Statement -2 (TCPS-2) and the International Conference on Harmonization – Good Clinical Practice Guidelines (ICH-GCP)
• Evidence of training in Food and Drug Regulations, Division 5, and/or Device Regulations, as applicable
• Clinical research certification (ACRP or SOCRA)
• Knowledge and recent evidence of training in clinical research standards
• Ability to build and maintain internal and external professional relationships with patients, colleagues, and the multidisciplinary team
• Proven ability to work independently and navigate competing priorities
• Demonstrates initiative and resourcefulness in the development, implementation of projects, and ability to evaluate progress, action areas of improvement
• Commitment to quality and excellence, attention to detail in ensuring compliance with the protocol
• Effective communication skills (written and oral)
• Strong computer and data entry skills: including experience with electronic data capture
• Experience in arranging monitoring activities with the sponsor

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of EPIC and TOH processes for arranging diagnostic imaging, investigational therapy, and patient follow-up visits
• Experience in clinical hematology
• Bilingualism is considered an asset

Contract Details:
This is a full-time 1-year contract position with the possibility of renewal, located at the General Campus of The Ottawa Hospital
Salary: Min: $31.687/hr.- Max: $45.690/hr.

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