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Posting # 48598 - [ Non-Union ]
Clinical Research Assistant, Lawson Health Research Institute - 1 position
Lawson Health Research Institute
Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care - London, ON
Temporary Full Time

** Temporary position, anticipated to extend until July 17, 2023, subject to the availability of work.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with a number of different clinical research projects with Dr. Verinder Sharma, based at Parkwood Institute, Mental Health Care Building. Strong ability to multitask is essential for this job. Duties include, but are not limited to: chart reviews and/or data abstraction according to individual study protocols, ethics and grant submissions, managing budgets for individual studies, maintaining records and files for individual studies and trials, track and log eligible subjects for each clinical studies, subject recruitment, conducting participant interviews, communication with health care professionals. This position is a 5 day per week (37.5 hours per week) one year contract with possibility of renewal.

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in a health related field
  • Familiarity with the ethical conduct of research, especially relating to subject confidentiality
  • Experience in research and online literature database searching
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills, with the ability to effectively manage multiple and competing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in a health related field
  • Experience in a health related field or equivalent work experience in research methodology, epidemiology and critical appraisal
  • Previous experience in a research/hospital setting and clinical trials
  • Previous experience in data extraction from hospital health records
  • Knowledge of basic statistics, statistical analysis and use of SPSS software
  • Experience with submissions to Research Ethics Boards, Granting agencies, and Health Canada.
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
Teaching and Research
  • St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and a written commitment to follow any future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph's Health Care London policies and processes related to Covid management in the workplace
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: June 17, 2022
Submission deadline: June 23, 2022

Julie Neilans, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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