Location
Elkhart, Indiana
Posted
Sep 11, 2018
Ref
64662611
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 John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Research Coordinator based in the Elkhart, Indiana area. The Clinical Research Coordinator performs a variety of duties involved in the implementation of research protocol and monitors participants adherence to protocol. Collects, compiles, documents, and transports for participants and analysis of clinical and genetic research data from participants enrolled in the Genetic Studies in the Amish. This position will be responsible for obtaining the relevant family, clinical, demographic, and risk factor information on the Amish patients and collecting biological samples. Maintains logs / progress reports to track both currently enrolled as well as follow-up patients / participants. Maintains accountability records for study. Establishes and maintains contact with health care providers, community agencies, and study sponsors.

The minimum requirements are as follows: BS or BA with experience in a health related field is required. Minimum three (3) years of experience and familiarity with various clinical and genetic data collection and data entry procedures required. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certification 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 Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information-https://www.hr.miami.edu/careers/employment-laws-eo/index.html

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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