Clinical Research Coordinator - 110161

International Professional Medical Recruitment for and to the Middle East


Doha

Introduction

International Medical professionals are invited to apply for these exiting 3 year contract job opportunities in Qatar. Qatar’s national healthcare delivery system is rapidly developing. This group strives to lead in developing the national health system by operating new facilities, implementing state-of-the art technologies, and recruiting the best, most qualified international talent to care for Qatar’s future. Here, you will have the opportunity to team with the best and the brightest professionals in healthcare and to provide world class patient care service for the population. This medical group has one of the biggest workforces in Qatar, with more than 2 million people living and working in Qatar, this diverse and exciting organization has more than 90 different nationalities working to deliver the best care always to their patients and the Qatar community.


Package

3 Year contract (renewable)

  • Generous Tax free basic salary. Offered according to experience.
  • From 8300 QAR up to 15375 QAR per month.  15375 QAR is equal to +/- 222 000 PHP/ 3200 GBP / 6000 AUD / 2998 JOD / 12340 TND / 57 000 South-African Rand / 222 076 PHP / 585 000 PKR / 200 732 SDG.
  • Free fully furnished accommodation provided.
  • Transport allowance of 1250 QAR per month added to your basic salary.
  • Free "round trip" (to and from home country) flight tickets on joining, annual leave, and on repatriation. For those with family contract offered this will be also be applicable for your family (wife and up to 3 children up to 18 years old).
  • 40 days paid annual vacation days.
  • End of Service Award (at end of contract) which is one month's salary for each year worked.
  • Etc. 

 

The benefits outlined here are those that apply to most employees. Salary offer packages are determined by the employer. Global Medical Recruiting can assist the applicant with salary offer negotiations with the employer, but in the end the final salary package offered is at the sole discretion of the employer and not of Global Medical Recruiting.


Minimum Requirements

Minimum Education: (FULL TIME STUDIES ONLY)

B.Sc Degree in Life Sciences / Bachelor Degree in Nursing

Preferred:  M.Sc Degree in Nursing / Life Sciences.

 

Required certification/licensure:

N/A

 

Minimum Experience: 

For Bachelor in Nursing (Graduate): 5 years Nursing experience including 1 year research experience.

For BSc (Graduate): 3 years clinical research experience Demonstrated knowledge of International Conference on Harmonization – Good Clinical Practice (ICH-GCP) is required.

Preferred Experience:  3 years of Clinical Research and Administrative experience.

 

Language Skills:

Fluent in English - Oral and Written.


Job Specification

Position Summary:

  • As an Academic Health System the Corporation would like to employ staff who contribute to the mission and vision of the Corporation.
  • Research is a key and integral component to this vision and the postholder must be able to contribute to an Integrated strategic vision and planning for Clinical, Research and Education and training.
  • The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC), under supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI), will coordinate clinical research studies in accordance with international Good Clinical Practice and Good Research Practices guidelines.
  • The Clinical Research Coordinator will assist with completion and submission of all research documents, the preparation of study related correspondence, perform data entry, maintain research files, procure study supplies, route procurement requests, ensure budget adherence and perform other administrative support tasks related to the research protocol.
  • The postholder will also be required to lead on and undertake educational and training programs.

 

Principal Accountabilities:

Post approval regulatory process of research protocols:

  • Maintain confidentiality and safety of research participants at all times.
  • Adhere to Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), Good Research practices (GRP), infection control practices and other mandated requirements to ensure safe and effective conduct of research
  • Plan and coordinate the initiation of research study protocol and the implementation of operating policies and procedures.
  • Plan, implement and maintain data collection and analysis systems in support of research protocols and coordinate the collection and analysis of research data.
  • Recruit instruct and coordinate the appointment and evaluation of research participants and /or volunteers as appropriate to the specific objectives and work scope of the research protocol.
  • Maintain an accurate, organized and up to date research data base of all research participant appointments, research data, questionnaire data and research reports.
  • Ensure conduct of the research according to the approved research protocol.
  • Co-ordinate the day to day activities of technical support staff specifically engaged in the carrying out of the clinical research protocol, appropriate to the position and perform work of the research protocol as assigned by the PI / team leader, in accordance with the specific proposal objectives.
  • Interact and communicate effectively with the PI / Research Team leader and other site personnel, research participants, and with research sponsors as appropriate to the research proposal
  • Comply with all the rules and regulations as applicable to the work assigned
  • Create and adhere to a data quality and quality assurance plan appropriate to the research protocol including participating in Data safety and monitoring (DSM) and Quality and patient safety (QPS) activities
  • Primary liaison at the data collection site and responsible to explain the research protocol to potential andand active research participants, including administering, supervising andand ensuring an ongoing consent process.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in performing research protocol related procedures as appropriate
  • Complete required research function as liaison between research team and participants
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the research team and immediate supervisor.

 

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update all documentation for IACUC, Biosafety and IRB (including protocols, approvals, amendments, modifications, revisions)as well as any communications with the research sponsor and regulatory agency/ies as appropriate, for issues including but not limited toprior approvals, change in scope, enrollment logs.
  • Assist with creation of reports, including annual reports, progress reports, project completion reports etc.
  • Document all correspondence and communications pertinent to the research protocol.
  • Organize and facilitate meetings, conferences and other events associated with research activities and may perform and coordinate outreach and educational activities, as appropriate to research proposal objectives with notes and feedback of specific participant and family questions. Ensures completion of all items discussed and maintains minutes during such meetings.
  • Maintain up to date participant logs, appointments and tracks participants and research evaluations as appropriate to the protocol.

 

Financial Management:

  • Preparation and assisting with audit report trails of project budget expenditure.

 

Accountability:

  • Responsible for maintaining accuracy, timeliness and quality of research reports and data related to research projects.
  • Effective and timely communications of research with research team, MRC, DSMB, other research coordinators etc.
  • Is compliant with applicable IRB/ IACUC/IBC/RSAC committee regulations while implementing protocols. 

About the Employer

Premier non-profit health care provider in Doha, Qatar and the main provider of secondary and tertiary healthcare in Qatar and one of the leading hospital providers in the Middle East. Since its establishment the healthcare provider rapidly developed medical facilities capable of providing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of disease.  It currently manages 12 hospitals – 9 specialist hospitals and 3 community hospitals – as well as the National Ambulance Service and home and residential care services.