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Job Title:
Policy, Planning and Research Analyst

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Job Description

Location: Health Science Centre

Policy, Planning and Research Analyst
(Subject to Classification Review)
Health Sciences Centre
Research Department - Clinical Trials Division
Temporary, Full Time (until April 1, 2021 with the possibility of extension)
Hours75 bi-weekly (8 hour days)
SalaryCG35, ($30.43 - $33.95 per hour)
Competition Number2020004254
Posted Date11 September 2020
Closing Date18 September 2020

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
Reporting to the Manager of Clinical Trials, the Policy, Planning and Research Analyst will support the Clinical Trials Division Research Team in various aspects of procuring, preparing, conducting and reporting on clinical trials.
The Research Analyst will liaise with the Research Team for each trial; conduct reviews of relevant literature; prepare documents for submission to the Health Research Ethics Board (HREB) for trial/project approval and closure; maintain communication with the HREB throughout each trial; confer with the Program Director, Principal Investigator and sponsor representatives on project progress, compliance and interpretation; act as the principal liaison between the trial sponsor, investigator sites, monitors, data management, biostatistics, and other study personnel and service providers; participate in meetings with the Research Team and /or key stakeholders; assist in report composition; educate and update stakeholders on trial/project protocols; create databases, spreadsheets and enter/retrieve data; access clinical and routine databases; and, maintain, store and retrieve study documentation.

Job Qualifications

Completion of a Master's degree in a health sciences or social sciences discipline (e.g. epidemiology, community/public health, biostatistics or health economics).

Experience in conducting or monitoring clinical trials, including experience in Health Research Ethics Board submissions.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
Advanced knowledge of the current clinical trials regulatory environment, including Health Canada regulations, FDA Code of Federal Regulations, FDA Audit procedures and Tri-Council Policy.
Excellent knowledge of International Council for Harmonisation (ICH) - Good Clinical Practice.
Excellent organizational and administrative skills with attention to detail.
Demonstrated individual leadership skills and autonomous critical thinking ability.
Demonstrated time management skills as well as experience prioritizing and working in a dynamic environment.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
Demonstrated interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Effective research and analytical thinking skills.
Ensures confidentiality and works in an ethical manner.

A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.