Temporary - Research Coordinator - Hematology, Lawson Health Research Institute

by London Health Sciences Centre

Reference #: 93065
Position Type: Temporary, Full-time
Remote work options: No
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Jul 08, 2024
London Health Sciences Centre

Job Description

Posting Period


Open:          July 9, 2024

Deadline:     July 23, 2024


Department Name


Lawson Health Research Institute

Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson) is the research institute of London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London. As one of Canada’s top ten research institutes, we are committed to furthering scientific knowledge to advance health care around the world.

The successful candidate will work under the direction of Dr. Kovacs in the role of Research Coordinator.

The Research Coordinator collaborates with Investigators and health care team to assume responsibility for the overall patient management and coordination of several clinical studies for the Department of Hematology at Victoria Hospital. Studies include pharma-sponsored, cooperative group sponsored (such as CIHR) as well as Investigator initiated trials. This position will provide an excellent opportunity for a dynamic individual with demonstrated organizational and communication skills. A large focus of this position is coordinating multi-centre trials.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruitment of study participants (e.g. identify and screen potential subjects, obtain informed consent); coordination of study participant schedules as per study protocol; execution of all aspects of study visit (e.g. assessment adverse events, monitoring safety, medication, questionnaires, sample collection, including processing and shipment of samples according to clinical protocol),  the implementation and coordination of all aspects of data collection and source documentation, as per LHSC policy and ICH/GCP guidelines. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize heavy workloads, handle multiple projects simultaneously, be able to work under pressure and have the flexibility to adjust to changing schedules and deadlines.

Rate of Pay:                  To commensurate with experience

Hours of Work:              37.5 hours per week

Duration:                       1 year, with potential for renewal


  • Successful completion a Bachelor’s Degree or diploma in Health Sciences or related field of study
  • 2 - 4 years previous experience in clinical research required working as a Research Coordinator or similar position
  • Experience with set-up and implementation of research projects and research ethics submission required
  • Central Trial Coordination experience preferred
  • Capacity and willingness to learn new research methods and work routines quickly with flexibility in adapting and responding to new research opportunities as they arise
  • Excellent record keeping skills and experience with database management
  • Familiarity with LHRI & Western REB policies is an asset
  • Certification in Transportation of Dangerous Goods and IATA an asset
  • Demonstrated organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of computer applications and software packages
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills (both oral and written) and a high level of initiative 
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC’s Mission, Vision and Values
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Before beginning employment at LHSC, all new hires will be required to: 

  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis; 
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step);
  • Provide proof of Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccination reflective of Ontario Health’s current definition of being fully vaccinated 
  • For more information visit: https://www.lhsc.on.ca/careers/health-review-requirements 

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect.  LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from equity-denied groups including Indigenous people, racialized people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. LHSC is also committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive recruitment process.  Upon individual request, we will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to reasonably accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities, while maintaining a fair, consistent and equitable recruitment approach.  Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Recruitment Services at 519-685-8500, extension #34321 or recruitment@lhsc.on.ca .

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to complete an examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 6 months.


Application Contact Information

Company Name:   London Health Sciences Centre
Company Website: http://www.lhsc.on.ca/Careers/LHSC/index.htm
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