University Health Network Clinical Research Study Assistant in Toronto, Ontario

Clinical Research Study Assistant - Toronto, Ontario

Job Posting # 794262

Position: Clinical Research Study Assistant

Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Department: Gynecology Oncology

Hours: 35 hours per week

Status: Temporary Full-Time - 1 Year Contract

The Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University Health Network requires a Clinical Research Study Assistant to work with its clinical trial portfolio. This division runs a broad spectrum of therapeutic trials across gynecologic types of malignant disease.

The Clinical Research Study Assistant will provide administrative and regulatory support to the clinical research staff of the Gynecologic Oncology Research Group. Principle responsibilities include

  • Monitor research projects in the Gynecology Oncology Clinic and gynecologic research group in accordance to UHN standards

  • Support the clinical research staff with preparation of the submissions to the Research Ethics Board and Health Canada

  • Maintenance of regulatory binders and study documentation

  • Assist in screening, recruitment and consenting of participants

  • Review referrals and keep track of intakes from various referral sources.

  • Ensure research material is handled in accordance with established protocols, policies, and procedures.

  • Data extraction and data entry tasks, and other departmental administrative tasks

The Gynecologic Oncology Research Group operates in accordance with the trial protocol, hospital and departmental guidelines and professional standards of practice. Data is assessed, compiled, recorded and submitted to cooperative groups and/or pharmaceutical companies or used for internal PMH studies. All data must be complete, accurate, timely and must be in compliance with applicable ICH-GCP, FDA and US federal code and Tri-Council regulations. The Clinical Research Study Assistant must be able to interpret the applicable regulations in order to ensure compliance. Quality assurance procedures are utilized to ensure high quality data is obtained.


  • At minimum, community college diploma in a health-related discipline or equivalent; University Bachelor Degree in science or health related field preferred

  • Demonstrated relevant knowledge of clinical research and of human research regulations and guidelines of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent organization, prioritization skills, good computer skills and ability to learn quickly

  • Excellent ability to multi-task

  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS office applications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and sensitivity in dealing with cancer patients and their families

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail

  • Works under supervision to monitor multiple projects in accordance to UHN standards, working both independently and in a team environment

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line.You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter.You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

Posted Date : November 24, 2016 Closing Date : December 8, 2016

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.