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Research Coordinator in Bariatric Surgery

Full time position — One-year contract with possibility of renewal

Immediate supervisors: Dr Kim Lavoie and Dr Simon Bacon

Location: CIUSSS-NIM (Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Clinique Rockland)

Salary: In accordance with experience

Starting date: February 2019

Summary of position:

Under the direct supervision of Drs Lavoie and Bacon, and in collaboration with the members of the Chronic Disease Axis, the selected candidate will be in charge of coordinating the research activities surrounding the REBORN research program (REsearch on Bariatric Care for Obesity) which consists in the development of a longitudinal cohort of patients in bariatric surgery, as well as all the related sub-studies.
Functions:

  • Coordinate and supervise data collection and management (interviews, questionnaires, medical data)
  • Help recruit patients for various research projects in progress
  • Review medical charts to determine eligibility
  • Keep track of questionnaire modifications
  • Coordinate database creation and management (through the REDCap program)
  • Supervise and participate in data entry
  • Collaborate with all the researchers, doctors, nurses and assistants involved in the multiple projects related to bariatric surgery in order to facilitate the process
  • Prepare and facilitate meetings with various collaborators (researchers, patients, etc.) to report on the program’s progress and to bring new ideas to the development of bariatric research

The candidate will need to demonstrate:

  • An excellent sense of organization
  • Dynamism and autonomy / ability to take initiative
  • Good communication skills (oral and written)
  • Versatility and ability to work in a team

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Diploma (BA / BSc or above) in Psychology, Nursing, Kinesiology, or related field
  • Fluency in both French and English (spoken and written)
  • Ability to use Word and Excel
  • Skills with web interfaces (data entry via electronic tablets)
  • Experience with REDCap and ACCESS would be an asset

Please send your motivation letter and curriculum vitae before January 21, 2019 to:
Guillaume Lacoste, Laboratory Coordinator
Montreal Behavioural Medicine Center, CIUSSS-NIM
Email: apply@mbmc-cmcm.ca