BC Cancer Vancouver: Clinical Trials Monitor, Clinical Trials Unit

Open until filled
Internal / External
External to BC AHSN
Job type
Full time
Vancouver Coastal Health Region
How to apply

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Submit your application directly to PHSA's job portal: 

Apply here


BC Cancer Logo

Job Type: Regular, Full-Time

Location: 600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, V5Z 4E6

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday; 0800-1600, 0830-1630, 0900-1700

Requisition # 117982

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.


Reporting to the Clinical Trials Manager, the Clinical Trials Monitor provides consultation and advice in support of quality, safety, and performance improvement for all clinical trials evaluation where no external monitor is in place and ensures compliance with all applicable regulations. The Monitor liaises with clinical trial sponsors and investigators and monitors and analyses study data. Monitors and enhances accrual to the trials and ensures effective communication with physicians, investigators and trials study teams.

What you’ll do

  • Ensure adherence to BC Cancer Clinical Trials SOPs, tools and methods.
  • Conduct study initiation visits with each clinical trial site, prior to the commencement of study enrollment to discuss overview of the study protocol, study drug management administration (if applicable), subject enrollment procedures, case report form (CRF) completion, serious adverse event (SAE) monitoring and any other issues related to the study. 
  • In consultation with physician, investigators and Quality Assurance and Process Improvement Specialist prepare and implement clinical trials monitoring plans.
  • Conduct onsite and remote monitoring activities to ensure that clinical trials comply with the requirements of the protocol, relevant SOPs and regulatory requirements. Review investigator files for completeness and accuracy. Confirm and review completed CRF and de-identified source documents. Document all findings in report format with identification of issues requiring follow up to the Investigator.
  • Design, develop, test and maintain the study database based on requirements of the study protocol, investigator and statistician. Ensure the security of database and authorize access to the study database for other users.


What you bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related health science plus a minimum of three years of recent related experience including experience monitoring complex clinical trials and monitoring, reviewing and verifying the work performed by others or an equivalent combination of education training and experience.


You will also have the abilty to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and working experience of administering clinical trials practices and protocols
  • Critically review the work performed by others
  • Organize and prioritize workload
  • Function as a team member, motivator and facilitator
  • Provide effective consultation


What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.


What we do

BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA and BC Cancer are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.