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The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator 2. 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.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
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.
Bachelor's degree in relevant field required
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
Knowledge, 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.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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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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