Sr. Clinical Research Coordinator

Job description

Job location: Miami, FL


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-11-09
Req: R100042803
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Transforming Lives

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.

Department Specific Functions

The Division of Neuromuscular Disorders has an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Clinical Research Coordinator to work under Dr. Michael Benatar in several ALS disorders studies. The Sr. CRC will support the principal investigator to achieve the studies’ short- and long-term objectives while maintaining low attrition rates. The Sr. CRC will be responsible for identifying and making changes to eliminate bottlenecks in studies processes, setting priorities and distributing work based on team members’ strengths with the goal of increasing recruitment and number of visits completed per year. Bringing about these changes will be integrated more efficiently by an individual who has deep knowledge of protocols, overall ALS research program vision, group dynamics and University of Miami policies and regulations

JOB FUNCTION:

  • Assist PI in analyzing recruitment goals accomplished since inception of study and develop strategies for changes required in study design to increase recruitment of controls and pre-symptomatic
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly progress reports to track team’s new recruits/screenings, execution of follow-up and genetic counseling calls and completion of baseline and follow-up visits
  • Identify bottlenecks in study processes and implement solutions
  • Draft and implement standard operating procedures (SOP) to streamline the multi-step remote enrollment processes
  • Supervise, manage and maintain pool of study candidates and establish screening target dates to achieve quarterly recruitment goals
  • Develop and execute plans to foster greater collaboration between multidisciplinary team of ALS healthcare professionals and ALS research group to increase engagement of ALS patients and their families in research
  • Assist PI in strategic planning of future funding grants and grant writing; interact with funding agencies as needed and prepare annual progress report
  • Monitor the coordination of baseline and follow-up visits assigned to junior research staff
  • Provide training to and mentor new research staff
  • Contribute to collection, entry and quality assurance of new data and coordinate and oversee entry of retrospective data
  • Develop strategy to maintain high volume of participants’ family pedigrees up-to-date
  • Prepare annual continuing review reports and modifications protocols and study documents and submit to the Human Subjects Research Office (HSRO); update/train study staff, as needed, to ensure adherence to protocol and prevent deviation; maintain regulatory binders

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field

Experience:

Minimum 5 years of relevant experience. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
  • Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
  • Commitment to the University’s core values.
  • Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.

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 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.

    Job Status:

    Full time

    Employee Type:

    Staff

    Pay Grade:

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