Toronto, ON

We are currently looking for a Clinical Research Project Coordinator (CRPC) for the Heart Centre Biobank ( and the Cardiac Precision Medicine Program of the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research ( within the Labatt Family Heart Centre. The CRPC coordinates clinical research studies, including multicentre prospective studies according to regulatory and institutional guidelines and requirements. This includes coordinating patient recruitment and data collection, study administration, preparing consents and paperwork required by the Research Ethics Board and organizing data entry and analysis. The CRPC also assists in the preparation of study results, including presentations, progress reports, and manuscripts.

Here’s What You’ll Get To Do:

  • Assist the Principal Investigator (PI) in new research proposals and preparation of grant applications; contributing to preparation of reports, presentations, and manuscripts
  • Read and have a general knowledge of protocol and study measures
  • Assist in design of case-report forms and/or questionnaires
  • Keep abreast of regulations and policies governing clinical research
  • Develop informed consent documents based on regulations, REB consent templates and institutional requirements. Submit to REB and coordinate revisions. Assist P.I. with annual approval process and amend protocols and consents as required
  • Develop study binders for clinical department and study team use
  • Encourage and foster collaborative relationships with the healthcare team at SickKids, other participating centres and government and community agencies
  • literature
  • Perform/assist with data entry and analysis including planning
  • Participate or give in-services on study requirements
  • Attend relevant departmental meetings or rounds in order to increase knowledge and understanding
  • Assist with design/development of promotional materials/newsletters
  • Develop and monitor timelines for study
  • Provide information and documentation for potential protocol patients (consents, patient eligibility items, required pre-study testing and roadmaps)
  • Confirm eligibility of and registering patients
  • Initiate and maintain a research chart that will include original consent, patient protocol documentation, general correspondence, and case report forms
  • Organize the procurement of biologic specimens, tests from relevant departments
  • Organize the logging, storing and shipment and delivery of biological specimens to relevant labs/vendors/collaborators
  • Monitor serious adverse events or reactions and report immediately to PI. Following-up on adverse events including filing reports with internal and external regulatory bodies, notification of collaborators and/or patients
  • Perform patient interviews and assessments as required by study protocols
  • Maintain research equipment
  • Provide feedback to patients/healthcare team and arrange clinical follow-up as required
  • Organize materials to facilitate protocol adherence, including study binders and checklists of eligibility
  • Assist in training/orientation of new research staff

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor of Science or related degree
  • Certification as a clinical research associate (e.g., SOCRA, ACRP accreditation) is an asset
  • Knowledge of genetics an asset
  • Knowledge of biobanking practices an asset
  • 3-5 years related clinical research experience
  • Ability to function independently yet collaboratively within a team
  • Effective communication, interpersonal, facilitation and organizational skills

Employment Type: Temporary, Full-Time (one year contract)


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