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Clinical Research Coordinator - $46K-65K per year

Company: University of Miami
Location: Homestead
Posted on: January 23, 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 2. This position will focus on enrolling participants in our genetic studies of Alzheimer disease and related dementias. The primary function of this job is to identify, recruit, and enroll individuals and families that may be eligible for our Alzheimer disease genetics projects. Participants may be enrolled in a variety of context: physician referral, community outreach events, online registries, etc. Once initial contacts occur, the coordinator obtains consents, family/medical history, and collects biological samples and relevant clinical data. The position will require travel throughout South Florida, as well as periodic travel throughout the United States. In addition to these activities, this job requires organization of and participation in community outreach activities to increase awareness of and interest in genetic research among underserved populations. The Clinical Research Coordinator 2 is a member of the Section of Family and Patient Ascertainment within the John P. Hussmann Institute for Human Genomics. The Clinical Research Coordinator 2 serves as a mid-level clinical research professional that assists in the planning, coordinating, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating of specific clinical research studies. This role assists in the day-to-day operations of clinical research protocol implementation, and carries out study coordination duties from protocol initiation to study close-out according to regulatory/sponsor guidelines. The incumbent works closely with study team members and other staff/faculty/study sites to ensure study participant safety and adherence to approved protocols, help with study-related administrative tasks, facilitate across-the-board flow of information, and coordinate study activities and personnel.JOB FUNCTIONS Support 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. This position will focus on our genetic studies of Alzheimer disease.Organize, host, participate in community education, and outreach activities.Identify, recruit, and enroll families for our genetic studies of Alzheimer disease and related dementias.Schedule and enroll participants and family members. 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.Assist in the maintenance and updating of protocol documentation, including clinical forms, IRB protocols, etc.Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.Must be able to work with the diverse populations in South Florida (Spanish language proficiency recommended).Assists in participant recruitment and retention activities, and assists in screening potential study participants for eligibility.Performs study procedures, routine tests, data collection/recording, and daily operations of moderate risk clinical research protocols.Collects, processes, packs, and ships specimens according to protocol, applicable standards and regulations.Maintains study binders and filings according to protocol requirements, UM and department policy.Distributes study drug materials according to practice standards and clinical credentials as delegated by the Principal Investigator.Monitors, documents, reports, and follows-up on study unanticipated/adverse events and protocol deviations.Assists in implementing protocol amendments under direct supervision of the Principal Investigator.Assists with study orientation and protocol related in-services to research team and clinical staff.Monitors protocol implementation and study progress; keeps investigators fully apprised of study progress; submits progress reports according to established schedule.Learns the research team and assists with communications/interactions with sponsor, data coordinating centers, compliance monitors, collaborators, investigators' academic administrative personnel, and departments.Assists in administrative tasks of study personnel including orientation, documenting core competencies, certification mandates, safety/responsible conduct of research education, and performance reviews.Adheres to cultural competency guidelines; implements strategies to meet study participants' needs for language translation, health literacy, etc.Follows the appropriate fundamental requirements of all international, national, and local regulatory bodies.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.QUALIFICATIONS Education:Bachelor's degree in relevant field requiredExperience: Minimum 2 years of relevant experienceKnowledge, 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.#LN-AL1The 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 #R100062047. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation).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

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