Clinical Research Assistant, BC Centre On Substance Use (SROM Clinical Study)
SummaryReporting to the Clinical Research Manager, Principal Investigator or designate, the Clinical Research Assistant provides operational and administrative support to the Principal Investigator(s) and other study staff in the implementation and conduct of clinical research studies evaluating treatments for substance use disorders in accordance with applicable policies, standards, procedures, and protocols.
SkillsDemonstrated knowledge in using PubMed, Medline, Google Scholar, Microsoft Office Software, and reference manager software.
Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology, hospital charting and clinical trials.
Excellent time management skills including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
Demonstrated data entry and data management skills.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to work collaboratively with other team members and ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
EducationBachelor’s Degree in a health-related science or discipline. One (1) to three (3) years’ previous research experience working in the healthcare field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Experience with recruitment, interviewing and data collection in human research studies, and with marginalized populations is an asset.
DutiesPrepares data collection forms, study consent forms, and recruitment materials.
Recruits, screens, schedules and evaluates research participants.
Performs data coding, entry, checking using electronic data capture systems.
Collects back-up source documentation as required.
Understands the data requirements of various study protocols.
Updates and maintains study databases and develops source document worksheets.
Maintains strict confidentiality and ethical requirements related to identification and release of study data.
Assists in the preparation and submission of research protocols for funding applications and REB review.
Conducts literature reviews and assists in the development of proposals and associated documents.
Performs other related duties as required.
Employees of Providence Health Care receive an excellent and comprehensive health benefit package, as per their collective agreement or terms and conditions of employment.
*Other benefit packages may apply if this is an affiliate posting.
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