St Luke’s Hospital (SLH) – Wound Care Innovation for the Tropics Programme (WCIT)

Roles & Responsibilities

The Study Clinical Coordinator/Senior Clinical Coordinator will work closely with the principal investigators from SLH-Wound Care Innovation for the Tropics (WCIT) programme to assist in designing, planning and implementing clinical studies, and also coordinate and monitor progress to ensure that the study is conducted ethically and in compliance with the ICH GCP, HBRA and related other guidelines/legislations.

Responsibilities:

  • Support and assist the SLH-WCIT principal investigators in their effort in designing, planning, monitoring, and coordinating clinical research projects or trials
  • Coordinate clinical projects at an institutional level with A-star to ensure that they are conducted in accordance with established research protocols, polices and procedural requirements, and meet the milestones and deliverables set
  • Serve as the point of liaison and coordination between SLH-WCIT principal investigators, ethics committee, regulatory bodies, healthcare clusters and/or sponsoring organizations
  • Support IRB write-up once the draft protocol has been agreed with the principal investigator/s and SLH
  • Assist in administrative duties relating to the setup of the clinical studies such as the preparation of documents and forms for ethics submission, ensuring that all study paperwork is handled punctually and appropriately with no breeches in confidentiality
  • Ensure that ethics reviews are tracked and necessary actions are taken to answer queries from ethics in a timely manner
  • Recruitment, consent taking, monitoring of patients during the clinical research projects
  • Support SLH Management and the Wound Care Innovation of Tropics Programme operations as needed
  • Collection, storage, maintenance and transportation of Biological samples weekly
  • Prepare reports and statistics as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • A Diploma/Bachelor degree in a scientific and/or nursing discipline (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology) or health related field
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience and knowledge in related areas such as registry management and research, particularly in the HBMS area
  • CITI (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative) Programme and SG-GCP (Singapore Good Clinical Practice) and other relevant certifications.
  • Prior experience in supporting write-up of clinical trial protocols and/or DSRB applications is an advantage.
  • Fair understanding of the research process and related legislations. Experience with the different healthcare clusters’ clinical research is a plus.
  • Ability to identify problem areas, recommend and implement improvement
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Team player able to work independently and meticulously with good organizational and project management skills.
  • Good understand of statistical analysis skills using SPSS and database management (Microsoft office)