Program Coordinator (Public Health Sciences) job Miami Florida
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Program Coordinator (Public Health Sciences) Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 8771374
Location: Miami, Florida Date Posted: 6/27/2019
Wage: Negotiable Category: Science/Research
Job Code: R100033219

Job Description:

About This Position

The Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting career opportunity for a Program Coordinator. This position works under the direction of the Assessment Core Manager.

The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Interfacing between all aspects of the intervention and all aspects of the research to assist the Principal Investigator in monitoring and the implementation level of all aspects of the studies

  • Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the day-to-day management of the studies including supervision of personnel, control of participant's incentives, and implementation including, social network data collection and implementation, discussion group presentations and peer counseling

  • Being in charge of participant's retention (maintain ongoing contact; help sustain rapport and interest in the study; ascertain their well-being; assess recent or imminent migratory moves; utilize a telephone number for participants to contact us with changes in location.)

  • Monitor all aspects of the relationship with community institutions, community members and study personnel

  • Responsible for supervising the Lay Health Advisor and interviewers and coordinating their work and responsibilities

  • Involved in collecting and analyzing qualitative information (focus groups in depth-interviews)

  • Responsible to make sure that all Human Subject Protection procedures are in place (consent and confidentiality)

  • Actively recruit potential participants

  • Administer audio-assisted questionnaires for data collection

  • Travel with your own transportation to off-campus sites, including schools, parks, community organizations, participants' home, and/or other sites, to perform assessment related activities

  • Responsible for maintaining accurate data on all record keeping forms

  • Participate in all training activities; attend to the implementation of the previously described duties

  • Make phone calls to contact families for assessments

  • Transport data collection equipment

  • Handle computers, laptops and other equipment

  • Conduct outside activities with families participating in the study intervention

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent. At least one year of experience working in a research setting with underserved Latinos including seasonal workers. Possess a valid driver's license. Ability and willingness to use own transportation for work purposes. It is important that the Program Coordinator enjoys and has experience working with underserved Latinos and do outside activities with them. Ability and willingness to be flexible with work schedule and/or able to work with open schedule. Good communication skills with the ability to speak English and Spanish. Must possess interviewing skills and strong interpersonal verbal skills. Basic computer skills, experience working with basic software such as Word and Excel, and experience implementing social network recruitment and data collection is essential. Be willing to undergo required trainings and possess ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with community organizations 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 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 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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Company: University of Miami Health System

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