Clinical Research Associate - Hematology Disease Site Group 
Sunnybrook Research Institute
Toronto, ON, Canada
9d ago

Posted : 02 / 23 / 2018 10 : 02 : 42 AM

We currently have an opprotunity for a Temporary Full Time Clinical Research Associate with the Hematology Disease Site Group in the Clinical Research Programme, Odette Cancer Centre located at the Sunnybrook Research Institute, Bayview Campus.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities :

The Clinical Research Programme at the Odette Cancer Center (OCC) is part of Sunnybrook Research Institute’s (SRI) ongoing commitment to participate in innovative and high quality clinical research.

Within OCC Clinical Research, the Medical Director, Manager and Business Analyst, work with 35+ physicians actively participating in clinical research and 33 OCC clinical research staff.

Our programme is comprised of 10 disease site groups; Breast, CNS, GI, GU, Gynecology, Head & Neck, Hematology, Lung, Melanoma and Palliative.

Under the direction of the Disease Site Group Leader and Program Supervisor, the goal of this position is to support the Hematology Disease Site Group with the management of trials and patient-

specific responsibilities. Primary responsibilities include screening, review of the informed consent form with patients, assessment of eligibility, registration / randomization, collection and submission of patient data, monitoring / compliance, maintenance of a system to ensure effective data flow, monitoring of patients, collection of adverse events and communication of patient information to investigators in a timely fashion.

The CRA will also liaise with clinical trial, institutional and study sponsor staff to respond to queries, facilitate monitoring and close out visits as well as process biological specimens.

Must be able to recognize adverse events (AEs), communicate AEs promptly to investigators and respond appropriately to protocol / patient focused care including reporting to appropriate parties.

Overall responsibilities involve aspects of study activation, maintenance and closure.

Qualifications / Skills :

  • Requires the successful minimum completion of a Community College Diploma / Certificate in a health related discipline
  • Practical clinical trial experience an asset
  • Well-developed organizational and time management skills
  • In-depth knowledge of ICH guidelines and Good Clinical Practice an asset
  • Proven experience in processing and shipping blood samples an asset
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated accurate and efficient work habits with close attention to detail
  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters, in one document, quoting file 180576 to :

    Human Resources

    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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