Job title: Research Assistant – Research

Company: William Osler Health System

Job description: Company DescriptionOne of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for many consecutive years, William Osler Health System (Osler) provides a safe and supportive health care network to grow your career. Osler is nationally recognized for its commitment to patient safety and is Accredited with Exemplary Standing, the highest rating a Canadian hospital can receive. As a major Ontario hospital system, and home to some of the biggest specialty and emergency departments in the country, Osler serves the 1.3 million residents of Brampton, Etobicoke and surrounding communities. We are proud to offer you incredible exposure to best-in-class health care delivery and challenging hands-on opportunities to stay at the top of your game.A hospital system built for and by the community, we continue to expand our services to meet the needs of a growing population, creating opportunities for increased hands-on skills development, cross-department training and promotional opportunities. Guided by our accomplished senior leadership team, together we are driving our vision of patient-inspired health care without boundaries.At Osler, we invest in careers that go beyond where health care professionals like you can achieve their goals and find deep personal and professional fulfillment. Join our team today!Job DescriptionThe role of the Research Assistant is to provide support, at various levels of independence, to the Research Coordinator and investigators. This position requires the ability to adhere to research protocol and work with the investigator and other team members to carry out various aspects of conducting a clinical trial.The Research Assistant reports to the Manager, Research.Accountabilities:

  • Liaise with research collaborators, research team members, Research Ethics Board (REB) staff
  • Operate within an established research protocol and under specific instructions as to method and processes relevant to the research study
  • Complete applications for submission to the REB either local or to the REB of Record through the Clinical Trials Ontario Stream system (CTOStream) and regulatory documentation to the office of Research Administration
  • Create/modify source documents, consents, information letters and other study related documents
  • Complete accurate data collection and case report completion in multiple EDC systems: iMedidata RAVE, IBM EDC, iDataFax, BDC, REDCap, Castor EDC, iMedNet, etc. in a timely manner
  • Assist with screening, consenting and other study related activities
  • Assist in scheduling of study procedures as per study protocols in coordination with supporting programs
  • Perform well-defined, routine or repetitive tests, experiments, or other procedures
  • Assist in preparation of sample blood specimens and control documentation for shipment to external labs as per IATA regulations
  • Assist in other administrative and job-related duties as assigned by the research manager


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  • Undergraduate certificate or Bachelor’s degree in health science preferred
  • Completion of the ICH-Good Clinical Practice Certification
  • Previous experience in clinical research is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Flexible and cooperative spirit with a strong commitment to team efforts
  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • Outcome-driven self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization, and time-management skills required to coordinate multiple activities
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills required to deal with unexpected situations or issues
  • Ability to work well under stress with minimal supervision

Additional InformationHours: Currently Days, 8 hour shifts Monday to Friday (subject to change in accordance with operational requirements)Internal application deadline: July 12, 2024#FT#LI-WD1Osler values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at .While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.

Location: Brampton, ON

Job date: Sun, 30 Jun 2024 22:20:26 GMT