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Company: University of Miami
Location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 08/10/2022
Expire Date: 10/10/2022
Job Categories: Other / General
The Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time Research Assistant to work on the UHealth Campus. The Research Assistant contributes with research investigators by providing research and experimentation support while following established protocols. Further, the Research Assistant performs a clerical role to ensure the smooth operations of office facilities. The Research Assistant will work closely with the Principal Investigator (PI) and could focus on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) studies. This includes sample collection, analysis of data sets, lab collaboration and production of academic journal articles. Due to COVID-19 this salaried employee should expect a work week with fluctuating hours as needed by the Principal Investigator.
Recruitment capabilities and the screening of potential patients/subjects for eligibility to the study. This may include gathering information from the medical record, physician referral, advertisement and directly scheduling a visit to evaluate the patient/subject.
Demonstrates critical judgment to maintain the integrity of the research protocol without compromising patient safety.
Demonstrates appropriate skills relating to the execution of research protocols, such as determining eligibility, exclusion criteria, identifying need for modifications and adverse responses.
Prepare NIH and IRB applications.
Assist in the development of recruitment strategies and promotional materials.
Assist with the informed consent process and ensure that the patient/subject fully understands what is required of them throughout the study.
Create and maintain participant charts & coordinate participant appointments.
Collects, organizes and maintains source documentation.
Ensure protocol is being followed as approved by the IRB.
Participate in research activities by assisting in the collection of data, initiating research under supervision as appropriate.
Interact with patient/subject and families in a courteous and professional manner. Be consistent and regularly follow through with your patient/subjects reminding them of visits and compliance. Extend this courteous and professional manner to staff within the School of Medicine and the Medical Center staff.
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.
High School diploma or equivalent required
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
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.