Clinical Research Coordinator

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-12-28
Req: R100043092
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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.

The UM Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Environment and Public Health is actively seeking a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator. The incumbent in this position will oversee all research activities of the Research on the Epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 in Emergency Response and Healthcare Personnel (RECOVER) Study, and other environmental and occupational health research projects. CDC/Abt funded RECOVER study will estimate the frequency of symptomatic and asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection using both molecular and serologic methods; and determine the frequency of SARS-CoV-2 reinfections among first responders who are seropositive to SARS-CoV-2 and/or with documented prior PCR-confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 infection.


  • Coordinates routine activities of clinical studies including data maintenance, grant expenditure adherence, project evaluation, meeting scheduling, and research subject interfacing.
  • Tracks medical reports and reviews regulatory documents to generate reports.
  • Serves as project liaison to other departments, outside organizations, government agencies, and product representatives.
  • Recruits patients into the study and reviews on a weekly basis the percentage recruited.
  • Reviews data collected and inserts into the study dataset.
  • Compares the data collected to the monitored phone calls for data quality assurance.
  • Evaluates and monitors timelines for studies and for each subject participant to comply with applicable protocols.
  • Prepares materials for the brochures and retaining letters and mails to appropriate members according to their time in the study.
  • Administers informed consent forms for patients on drug studies.
  • Maintains pool of study candidates and ensures their availability.
  • Coordinates the necessary testing for patient evaluations per physicians’ orders and study protocol requirements.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

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.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field required; Master's degree in related field preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience required
  • 1 year of relevant research experience with evidence of tangible contributions to the dissemination of new research information preferred

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.
  • Phlebotomy certification or willingness to receive training to achieve this certification is required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (e.g., Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
  • Usage and knowledge of a statistical package (e.g., SAS, SPSS, STATA, and NVivo).
  • Knowledge of web-based data collection and management systems such as RedCap, Qualtrics, and Survey Monkey.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

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: 12/29/2020
Application Due: 3/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time