Research Support Coordinator (Stem Cell Institute)

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-05
Req: R100042095
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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

About This Position

The Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting opportunity for a Research Support Coordinator. The Research Support Coordinator performs a variety of duties involved in the collection, compilation, documentation, and analysis of clinical and genetic research data for multiple assigned studies. Moreover, the Research Support Coordinator organizes and coordinates professional development with the project team and acts as liaison between the University and project partners.

The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • In conjunction with research manager implements policies and procedures to accomplish project goals

  • Establish and oversees clinic study flow procedures

  • Facilitates in the scheduling of appointments for participants and actively monitors recruitment staff schedules for opportunities to schedule appointments

  • Maintains logs/progress reports to track both currently enrolled as well as follow-up patients/participants

  • Oversee procedures for collecting, processing and shipping bio-specimens to the designated bio-bank

  • Maintenance and calibration of study equipment (scales, centrifuges)

  • Verifies accuracy of research data and monitors data quality control

  • Helps prepares patient invoices for payments, repairs, trials, warranties etc.

  • Ensures data integrity and consistency

  • Helps develop forms for collections/summarizing data

  • Provides assistance with IRB processes (e.g., abiding by requirement for reporting safety or study deviations, initiating modifications to study procedures

  • As needed, assists and serves as a backup in CHW in study related procedures such as informed consent, obtaining survey data and study related examination and serve as a back-up for phlebotomy when needed

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a basic science or health administration field of study; Master's Degree strongly preferred. At least two years of relevant experience. Experience as a phlebotomist strongly preferred. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form to include bilingual skills in the English and Spanish languages. Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure. Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships. Ability to understand and follow instructions. Prefer knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with attention to detail and accuracy. Must be willing to obtain a research related certification within 2 years of employment. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

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.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller 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.

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.

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Posted: 10/6/2020
Application Due: 1/4/2021
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