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About This Position
The John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics (HIHG) at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, as an exciting career opportunity for a Clinical Research Participant Specialist. The Clinical Research Participant Specialist assists in community outreach, recruitment and enrollment of participants for clinical studies/trials. Key responsibilities of this role include scheduling assessments, completion of clinical intakes and assessments, conducting in-person and telephone interviews, and marketing clinical studies/trials.
The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:
Participate in outreach, recruitment and retention activities within the African American Community
Help design and implement culturally appropriate recruitment strategies
Maintains effective lines of communications (phone/emails) with potential and enrolled participants to ensure adherence to study goals and objectives are met.
Participate and assist in activities related with retention, communications, regulatory for the AoU Research Program
Recruit and enroll participants into the study including obtaining informed consent, conducting interviews and questionnaire completion with research participants according to detailed procedures and guidelines
Entering data, assisting with the creation and maintenance of databases
Maintaining all required research certifications
Assisting with other research and administrative activities as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in a health science field of study with at least one year of relevant experience. Prior experience conducting recruitment such as phone scheduling and outreach preferred. Experience or willingness to undergo training to perform phlebotomy. Commitment to the University's core values. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships. Proficiency in computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office). 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. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.
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.
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