The Mothering Transitions Research Program at the St. Michael's Hospital, is looking for one experienced Research Assistants to conduct research-related tasks as needed in a various longitudinal, CIHR-funded randomized controlled trials.
This position provides organization and administrative support to research projects at a basic level. Tasks may include collecting and recording data, limited processing of data, basic laboratory procedures (if applicable), screening of study participants (if applicable), labeling and shipping samples and study related material.
Duties & Responsibilities :
Performing general office duties e.g. filing, faxing, mailings, courier services, photocopying, etc.
Ordering supplies and maintaining inventory
Organizing office space
Conducting literature searches; retrieve articles from library
Interacting with participants by email and telephone
Performing well-defined, routine or repetitive tasks, or other procedures
Update monitoring logs
Collecting, transcription and entry of study related data
Maintain, prepare and update website material
Bachelors degree preferred.
Basic computer skills, particularly database, spreadsheet and word processing
Demonstrated knowledge of medical and scientific terminology
Progressively responsible experience in a clerical position
Excellent communication (verbal / written) and interpersonal skills are necessary
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Excellent attention to detail and proven ability to learn new skills
Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple tasks in a timely manner and flexibility to adapt to changing workload
Able to keep written records
Able to understand written and verbal directions