Miami, Florida
Apr 16, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is seeking a Research Support Specialist. Primary Duties and Responsibilities include: Establishes patient/participant screening procedures with Principal Investigator and collects data from patient charts, medical records, interviews, questionnaires, diagnostic tests and other sources. Assists in any administrative related activities including time accounting, billing and ensures they are completed in a timely and accurate manner. Assists with project proposal document preparation including quotes and invoices. Assists in the organization and coordination of community working group meetings for protocol activities including the development of meeting agendas, resource materials, and oral presentations for study-related work; serves as primary point of contact for community partners; supervises and oversees research data collection at protocol venues in the community. Maintains logs/progress reports to track both currently enrolled as well as follow-up patients/participants. Organizes and handles the flow of information to and from study participants, including study participant contact information. Develops efficient strategies for following up with study participants on a regular basis. Establishes/maintains contact with patient/participants, health care providers, community agencies and study sponsors. Maintains database and enters data appropriately. Ensures data integrity and consistency in computer database and written records. Maintains consent forms, all other documentations and sponsor correspondences. Attend meetings with research team members as needed. Prepares monthly enrollment reports. Responsible for ordering and maintaining stock of necessary supplies for the project. Performs other duties as assigned.

The minimum requirements are: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Two years of relevant work experience with a clinical/community research background. Organizational skills and detail-oriented. Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to work independently and collaborate with a team. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Bilingual Creole or/and Spanish is a plus. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Veteran/Disability Employer. Come join us!

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.


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