Coordinator, Clinical Trials Unit

Hospital Toronto Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care

Coordinator, Clinical Trials Unit

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Baycrest Health Sciences has an opportunity for a




70 Hours Bi-Weekly, Non-Union


Reporting to the Director, Baycrest Clinical Trials Unit, the CTU Coordinator will: a) play a leadership role in arranging clinical trials to be undertaken in the CTU, b) carry out coordination aspects of clinical trials and c) Interact with Dr. Chertkow, the CTU director, as well as the CTU research nurse and other staff in the CTU and hospital, in the successful and professional conduct of clinical trials. The successful candidate will partner with research and clinical staff to facilitate and execute a range of clinical and applied research projects as requested, including pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical clinical trials.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Organizing all research studies in the CTU.
  • Organizing the research staff including hiring and training.
  • Organize all ethics committee approvals and submissions.
  • Prepare and submit new studies to the REB and manage continuing reviews and amendments.
  • Write consent forms as necessary using institutional approved templates.
  • Manage data monitoring visits with sponsors.
  • Recruits trial participants (e.g., identify and screen potential participants, obtain informed consent).
  • Coordinates participant visit schedules as per study protocols.
  • Data entry as necessary.
  • Psychometric and non-nursing, non-physician elements of the assessments as necessary.
  • Ensure a high quality of data is collected and managed.
  • Handle the shipping of biological samples (usually this requires the completion of a “dangerous goods” course).
  • Handle some financial aspects of study management in collaboration with accounting and research services at Baycrest. This may involve some budget preparation.

Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • Experience in the conduct and management of clinical trials.
  • University degree in biology or psychology, Master’s preferred.
  • Experience working with clients with memory disorders due to neurodegenerative diseases preferred.
  • Knowledge of memory disorders and dementia care preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with participants and families.
  • Experience in research in a hospital setting.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, clinical judgment, problem solving, critical thinking, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • Ability to maintain an acceptable level of attendance.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).



















     Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences are changing the future of brain health and aging.







     Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen. As staff we all share in maintaining a safe care environment for clients, families, and visitors and a safe work environment for staff, students, researchers, physicians and volunteers. Baycrest is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at 416-785-2500, ext. 2961.










Job Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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