Company: University of Miami
Posted on: November 23, 2021
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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and
academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest
private employers in South Florida.
With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for
excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and
impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the
community, and people across the globe.
The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging,
where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value.
Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence,
Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community
works together to create an environment driven by purpose,
excellence, community, and service.
JOB SUMMARY:The Sylvester Cancer Center is seeking a Research
Assistant. The incumbent contributes with research investigators by
providing research and experimentation support while following
established protocols. Further, the Research Assistant performs a
clerical role to ensure the smooth operations of office
Trained to perform frequent, basic laboratory techniques, including
setting up shipping boxes with required contents and labels
Performs courier services to pick up and drop off materials to
different locations on campus.
Sets up and operates various scientific apparatus and makes minor
Document and receive lab samples as they come into the Lab.
Communicate enquiries with the study teams; Respond to
sponsor/coordinator enquiries and update patient documents in
Keep laboratory staff aware of repetitive inquiries at monthly
Disseminate research schedule for the following day
Deliver research kits to the phlebotomy locations daily.
Pick up or Drop off research related materials to other Departments
and Laboratories on campus.
Data entry: Enter information for data needs into assigned
software; If necessary, generate invoices (for billing purpose)
Maintain paper documents daily; contact research team for pick up
monthly. Manage laboratory supplies; Order, receive, organize, and
store Lab purchases and distribute to research teams correctly
Alerting lab supervisor on low supplies.
Organize new study lab manuals and update existing lab manuals when
amendment has occurred. Archive old lab manuals
Orders office and clinical supplies.
Prepare financial forms (IDRs, POs, work orders, check
requisitions, etc) for department
Organize Lab databases and keep them up to date and current
Log and calendar of lab equipment and time of inspection. Schedule
inspections as needed.
Personnel certifications and keep them up to date
Temperature and other calibrations.
Cross-reference Lab schedule against Research Outlook Calendars and
update the Lab Schedule.
General office duties such as answering phone calls and responding
to the emails.
Maintain and review chemical inventory, note expiration dates and
High School diploma or equivalent required
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to
Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure
while meeting deadlines.
Ability to process and handle confidential information with
Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
Commitment to the Universitys core values.
Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative
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.
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
(https://www.hr.miami.edu/careers/eo-ada/index.html) for additional
A vibrant and diverse academic and healthcare community, the
University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System have
rapidly progressed to become one of the nations top research
universities and academic medical centers in the nation.
A private research university with more than 17,000 students from
around the world, the University of Miami is focused on creating a
future that cuts across geographic, cultural, and intellectual
The University comprises 11 schools and colleges serving
undergraduate and graduate students in more than 180 majors and
programs. The University ranks No. 57 on U.S. News & World Reports
2020 Best Colleges list and ranked No. 49 in the 2020 Wall Street
Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.
Established in 1925 during the region's famous real estate boom,
today the University is a major research university engaged in
nearly $346 million in research and sponsored program expenditures
annually. While the majority of this work is housed at the Miller
School of Medicine, investigators conduct hundreds of studies in
other areas, including marine science, engineering, education, and
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the
USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat
every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer,
part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious
National Cancer Institute designation in 2019.
To ensure the safety of our workforce, the University of Miami /
Miller School of Medicine / UHealth System requires that all
faculty and staff receive influenza (flu) and COVID-19 vaccinations
or request for a medical or religious exemption prior to the hire
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