Clinical Research Project Assistant (crpa)
About SickKids Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is one of the largest and most respected paediatric healthcare centres in the world. As innovators in child health, we lead and partner to improve the health of children through the integration of healthcare, leading-edge research and education. Our reputation would not have been built – nor could it be maintained – without the skills, knowledge and experience of the extraordinary people who come to work here every day. SickKids is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment that combines exceptionally high standards of practice. When you join SickKids, you become part of our community. We share a commitment and determination to fulfill our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World . Don’t miss out on the opportunity to work alongside the world’s best in paediatric healthcare. Position Description Job Summary: The Clinical Research Project Assistant (CRPA) will work closely with study team in the i OUCH Pain Lab at The Hospital for Sick Children to assist with various studies (e.g. participant recruitment, data collection, data entry). The Clinical Research Project Assistant will also work closely with the research team and reports to the Principal Investigator or her designate (i.e., Project Manager). Project Summary: Through evidence-based research and knowledge translation processes, the i OUCH Lab at The Hospital for Sick Children aims to improve the lives of children and adolescents through the use of innovative information and communication technologies. Here’s what you get to do: The CRPA will assist with three studies in the lab: Randomized control trial of the “Pain Squad+” smartphone application for youth with cancer Randomized control trial of the “Pain Rehab Virtual Reality (PRVR)” project for youth with chronic pain Feasibility testing of the “iPeer2Peer CHD” virtual mentoring program for youth with congenital heart disease Specific job duties include: Assisting with participant recruitment and data management (e.g., data cleaning and data entry) Participant follow-up (e.g. Phone call check-ins, emails) Administrative duties to ensure the smooth running of the study Assisting with other projects as necessary Here’s what you need: Post-secondary degree in sciences, social sciences or a health related discipline. At least 1 year of clinical research experience Experience with participant recruitment in a paediatric setting is an asset Experience with online databases (e.g. REDCap) is an asset Familiarity with both quantitative and qualitative research methodology including conducting interviews and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data Previous experience working with quantitative (e.g., SAS and SPSS) and qualitative (e.g., NVivo) software Superior communication, organization and time management skills Ability to develop strong working relationships Ability to function independently yet collaboratively within a team. Employment Type: 1 year, 1.0 FTE Temporary contract Start date: July 4, 2023 Our Commitment to Diversity The children and families we care for are from a variety of communities, and so are our employees. We welcome and encourage everyone to join our organization and be part of our team. 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