DEPARTMENT / UNIT NAME : Imaging Operations
JOB SUMMARY :
The Imaging Research Associate will provide medical, scientific, and operational support for Central Image Management Solution (CIMS) clinical trials.
Act as a point of contact assisting in issues / matters related to central reading with internal and external project teams.
Lead and / or collaborate with the project teams on document development, central reader training and quality monitoring, and assist in analyzing image services and product offerings for CIMS clinical trials.
Support the department and company in achieving objectives and strategic goals.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY :
Trials Management Support
o Act as point of contact for internal and external project teams for medical / scientific issues / matters related to central reading
o Interact with and / or escalate issues to Robarts’ Medical Leadership, Scientific Advisors / Collaborators, and / or Central Readers as needed
o Participate in internal and Sponsor meetings as required
o In collaboration with the project team, participate in analyzing and implementing project-specific imaging requirements (e.
g. quality control processes)
o Lead the development of project-specific Image Review Charter(s) and if applicable, Central Reader Variability Monitoring documentation
o Participate in the development of CIMS project-specific documents (e.g. Work Instructions, dataflows, Instruction Manuals, Case Report Form (CRF), CRF completion guidelines, etc.)
o Prepare and maintain site training materials related to imaging standards and scoring indices
Central Reading Processes Support
o Prepare central reader training materials
o Participate in project and non-project-specific central reader quality monitoring activities and trainings
o Perform regular and ad-hoc reviews of central reading statistical data outputs and / or raw data to identify issues / trends and participate in the development of mitigation strategies and process improvements
Process / Product Design and Improvements
o Collaborate with Information Technology, Data Sciences, and Quality Assurance in the evaluation and implementation of new imaging technologies and / or process improvements.
o Participate in the development and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, and associated documents for central reading processes and standards
o Participate in cross functional imaging modality specific working groups and / or committees
Research and Development Support
o Collaborate with Robarts’ Medical Leadership and Scientific Advisors / Collaborators to assist in the development and maintenance of Robarts standards for imaging and study design
o Participate in the development and / or improvements of imaging processes related to trial imaging (e.g. central reading paradigms, quality control processes, central reader quality review monitoring, etc.)
o Contribute to the continuous improvement of Imaging Research and Development and the wider organization through information sharing, training, and education
Applicants should have a minimum of an undergraduate degree / college diploma and 1-3 years of relevant experience OR a one year post-secondary certificate and 3-5 years of relevant experience (ideally Clinical Research, Life Sciences, or Medical Imaging).
WORKING CONDITIONS : Home-based