ABOUT THE POSITION
The Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Temporary Research Support Coordinator. This position will work under the direction of Dr. Sara St. George from the Department of Public Health Sciences.
The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:
- Screen potential participants to verify study enrollment eligibility criteria and enroll participants in accordance with study protocols
- Actively recruit potential participants
- Administer questionnaires and conduct interviews for data collection
- Make phone calls to contact families for assessments
- Travel with your own transportation to off-campus sites, including physicians offices, participants’ homes, and/or other sites, to perform assessment-related activities
- Transport data collection equipment
- Establish and maintain working relationships with other study team members and university personnel involved with study participants in assessment and research data collection
- Responsible for maintaining accurate data on all record keeping forms
- Participate in all training activities; attend to the implementation of the previously described duties
- Handle tablets, laptops, audio recorders and other equipment
- Perform other duties as assigned
High School Diploma or equivalent. Current, valid driver’s license. At least one year experience working in research setting and/or experience working with customer services. Be willing to use own transportation for work purposes. It is important that the Research Support Coordinator enjoys and has experience working with youth and families and participate in outside activities with them. Be flexible with the work schedule and/or able to work with open schedule. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with bilingual s kills in English and Spanish. Must possess interviewing skills and strong interpersonal verbal skills. Basic computer skills and experience working with basic software such as Microsoft Word and Excel is essential. Be willing to undergo required trainings and possess the ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with study venues (e.g., schools) and the communities in which they are located. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.
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 ea ch 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.
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