Job Title:   Research Support Coordinator
Pay Grade:   5
Pay Band Min / Max:    - 
Position Number:   045724

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-UHealth is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. Our Faculty teach students who represent the future of medicine. Our researchers are discovering breakthrough patient treatments. 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 subspecialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year.

The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a Research Support Coordinator to assist in the recruitment and assessment of study subjects for clinical research studies under the direction of the designated project manager. Responsibilities include Interview, assess, and evaluate participant eligibility for the different studies as required by the study protocol.  Administer rating scales such as the SCID as per protocol, and to make home and community visits. Maintain accurate, written, and computerized logs for each participant and prepare other written reports and database forms as required by the study. Establish and maintain rapport with participants and family to facilitate retention through end of study, answer questions, help in working through problems participants may have pertaining to the study protocol, and liaison with physicians regarding medication problems. Provide ongoing management and tracking in accordance with study protocol and work in close collaboration with all the researchers and other members of the research team to further their understanding of significant social and emotional factors underlying participants health problem. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications is a Bachelorís degree and one year experience in coordinating clinical research protocols and clinical psychiatric interviewing is required. CCRC certification or eligibility is highly preferred. CITI certification within 30 days of employment is required. Ideal candidate will have particular interest in working with substance abuse population. Familiarity working with this population is highly desired. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is highly preferred as some research subjects will speak only Spanish. Working knowledge of word processor and spreadsheet programs, such as Microsoft Word and Excel, and work with an electronic calendar system. Any appropriate combination of education, certifications, and/or relevant experience will be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the groundbreaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. University of Miami Hospital is the flagship facility of UHealth, which also includes the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, along with dozens of outpatient facilities. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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