Accepting Applicants: Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

Senior Clinical Research Coordinator

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry – Department of Surgery

Competition No. S100743126D1

Posting date: March 31, 2021  End date: April 12, 2021

Reporting to the Principal Investigator (PI), Dr. Rachel Khadaroo, Associate Professor, Division of General Surgery, the Senior Research Coordinator will work closely with the PI to coordinate elder-friendly surgical research projects and will be responsible for the overall coordination of the PI’s research program. The focus will be on day-to-day research administration, as well as support for data analysis and research dissemination.The Senior Research Coordinator will ideally have a deep knowledge of implementation science in healthcare, with expertise in qualitative methods and theory, and mixed methods research, as well as the proven ability to lead or participate in activities and research projects.

The Senior Research Coordinator will ideally have a deep knowledge of implementation science in health care, with expertise in qualitative methods and theory, and mixed methods research, and ability to lead or participate in activities and research projects.

Duties

  • Writes and revises new/ongoing study protocols in coordination with PI
  • Maintains all study materials including protocols, consent forms, and study information packages
  • Assists with maintaining all standard operating procedures regarding study participant screening, consenting, data collection and quality assurance, and follow up procedures as per the protocol
  • Assists with drafting and maintains ethics applications for studies, sub-studies and AHS operational approvals
  • Effectively support the roll out and implementation of a new exercise program in pilot hospitals in Alberta
  • Develops a rich understanding of the successes and challenges of implementation from the perspective of different professionals involved, drawing on an implementation science approach as well as other theoretical perspectives on organizations, culture, and behaviour change
  • Contributes to interim and annual granting reports, budgeting, and generates/maintains the research management plans for each study
  • Participates in the literature review, writing and editing of new grants
  • Provides ongoing updates on study milestones, compliance and outcomes measures
  • Enters data into electronic database (demographics, medical histories, complications, surgical information, surveys) and ensures completeness and accuracy of data entry and provides feedback and support as necessary
  • Supports patient recruitment and retention into studies including maintaining logs, enrollment/follow up records, and organizing the requirements for study procedures to be completed
  • Analyze data (quantitative and qualitative) using statistical software, generating figures and tables as needed
  • Completes literature reviews and supports manuscript/abstract generation; writes/edits, formats, submits, and tracks submitted manuscripts as needed
  • Schedules and participates in research meetings with investigators, collaborators, granting agencies, and clinical team members

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Medicine, Health Services Research, Implementation Science, Public Health, Biostatistics, Clinical Epidemiology, or a related field; candidates with equivalent combinations of education and research experience may be considered
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience working in a clinical/research environment
  • Previous experience in manuscript writing, editing, and submission, as well as a publication record will be considered an asset
  • Strong knowledge and experience in Knowledge Translation, Implementation frameworks and Quality Improvement is preferred
  • Experience in research administration and database management an asset, including interaction with granting agencies, ethic submissions, standard operating procedures, journal editorial boards, and electronic databases
  • Ability to analyze clinical data and work proficiently with statistical software (eg. STATA) is required
  • Proficient with computer programs (Microsoft Office applications, Adobe, Endnote etc.) and internet applications
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills along with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to establish rapport with older adults and healthcare providers
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work independently
  • Readiness to learn and acquire new knowledge
  • Understanding of healthcare system is an asset

For full details and to apply visit: https://careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/S100743126D1/

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