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Staff - Clinical Research Coordinator - $40K-56K per year

Company: University of Miami
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

University of Miami is seeking a Clinical Research Coordinator for a job in Miami, Florida.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: PermanentThe Department of Hussman Institute has an exciting opportunity for a -Full Time Clinical Research Coordinator 1. This position will focus on our genetic studies of Hispanic/Latinx in Alzheimer disease. The Clinical Research Coordinator 1 serves as an entry level clinical research professional that has a basic foundation in clinical research through assigned responsibilities in data management or implementing clinical research protocols. This role exhibits increased learned skills and flexibility in performing duties, and assumes responsibility for simple clinical research protocols and timelines. The Clinical Research Coordinator is a member of the Section of Family and Patient Ascertainment in the Center for Genomic Education and Outreach within the John P. Hussmann Institute for Human Genomics.Job Functions - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Identify, recruit, and enroll Hispanics individuals (mainly Puerto Ricans, Cubans and Peruvians) and families in the community of South Florida that would be eligible for our Alzheimer disease project. Once enrolled, the job requires the collection of biological samples and relevant clinical data from multiple sources depending on the study protocol. This will require travel to areas across the US as well as possibly the Caribbean and South America. - - Requires organization of and participation in community outreach activities to increase awareness of and interest in genetic research among underserved populations. Support multiple genetics research studies by performing a variety of duties involved in the collection, compilation, documentation and analysis of clinical and genetic research data from study participants. Organize, host, participate in community education, and outreach activities to recruit populations historically underrepresented in genetics research. Identify, recruit, and enroll families for our genetic studies of Alzheimer disease in all Hispanic/Latinx individuals. Schedule and enroll participants. This will require careful management of calendars and coordination with other staff. Coordinate and manage enrollment activities for respective studies. This will entail setting up local and remote trips that will involve travel (including overnight travel). This may require travel to participants in their homes or to medical clinics/hospitals. Collect biological samples per study protocols. This will most frequently involve drawing blood or collecting saliva from participants. Collect data from patient charts, medical records, interviews, questionnaires, diagnostic tests and other sources; code, evaluate and interpret collected data and prepare appropriate documentation. Enter clinical data and identify new strategies to maximize efficiency of data entry. Assist in preparation of clinical data reports and analyses; recommend new methods for collection and documentation of data; write and revise procedural manuals as required. Use data management and analysis software, including programs for drawing human pedigrees, basic statistical software and query-based extraction of clinical and laboratory data from relational database. Function as a member of a multidisciplinary research team. Prepare ascertainment reports for presentation to the investigative team. Organize and manage the flow of information to and from participants and families; maintain contact information for families and participants; develop efficient strategies for following up with families on a regular basis. Participate in regular clinical meetings and staff training sessions. Ensure compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of regulatory agencies; identify problems and/or inconsistencies and monitor patients' progress to include documentation and reporting of adverse events; recommend corrective actions as appropriate. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. Performs chart review/pre-screening activities for study participant eligibility and coordination of simple clinical research protocols. Maintains enrollment procedures according to the protocol. Coordinates routine activities of clinical studies including data collection and maintenance, planning study timelines, schedules appointments and study visits, meeting scheduling, and project evaluation. Performs moderate to complex research tests/ experiments and adapts procedures for quality improvement under supervision. Understands and follows technical instructions for operating clinical research equipment, problem solves when operational failures occur. Assists in observing and informing the PI/supervisor of adverse events, including those reported by study participants. Addresses adverse events per protocol, advocating for study participants and quality standards throughout the lifespan of the study. Identifies, reports, and helps problem solve protocol deviations and unanticipated occurrences. Follows the appropriate fundamental requirements of all international, national, and local regulatory bodies. Knows the contents and maintenance of study-specific clinical research regulatory binders. Maintains requisite skills and mandatory training in safety, equality, responsible conduct of research, continuing education, and research competencies. 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.CORE QUALIFICATIONS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Education:Bachelor's degree in relevant field requiredExperience: -Minimum 1 year of relevant experience. Phlebotomy experience, preferred.Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes: Candidates who have community outreach or education experience with underserved populations are preferred. Have flexibility and able to travel. Prior clinical research experience is preferred 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. Phlebotomy experience preferred Candidates who have community outreach or education experience with underserved populations are preferred. Have flexibility and able to travel. Prior clinical research experience is preferredThe 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.University of Miami Job ID #R100060308.About University of MiamiThe 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 mission 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 the University a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 16,000 faculty and staff from all over the world.Benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • 403b retirement plan
    • Sick pay
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Benefits start day 1
    • Continuing Education

Keywords: University of Miami, Boca Raton , Staff - Clinical Research Coordinator - $40K-56K per year, Healthcare , Boca Raton, Florida

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