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University of Miami Research Nurse Specialist-Infusion Services-UMHC-SCCC - Research Infusion Services- in Miami, Florida

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Transforming Lives

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.

The UMHC-SCCC - Research Infusion Services has an exciting opportunity for Research Nurse Specialist. The Research Nurse Specialist:

  • Performs medical tests in patients to diagnose their health condition.

  • Interprets laboratory test results of patients.

  • Recommends treatment plan for patients based on diagnosis.

  • Counsels individuals and patients on positive health practices.

  • Provides the latest cost-effective nursing practices.

  • Collaborates with other team of experts to outline best treatment for patients.

  • Performs holistic evaluation of specialty population, making use of enhanced proven techniques and procedures to achieve better results.

  • Implements the improvement of patient care, and healthcare policies and resources.

  • Mentors other healthcare professionals by functioning as a preceptor or coordinating preceptors for visiting professionals, students, new graduates, and orienteers.

  • Maintains professional knowledge by affiliating with professional and technical organizations, and participating in applicable continuing education programs, conferences, seminars, and workshops.

  • Serves as research protocol content best practice expert and resource to both our external and internal customers. Implement best practices and adherence to standards set by regulatory agencies and professional organizations including but not limited to Oncology Nursing Society’s Manual for Clinical Trials Nursing.

  • Participates in the development and revision of research policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrate a high level of research knowledge and its integration with the operational aspects of the research unit(s). Serves as a subject matter expert and resource to research questions that may arise on the unit(s).

  • Utilizes independent learning methods to become knowledgeable about new protocols and protocol changes.

  • Collaborates with IT to ensure implementation of best practices in IT tools for research patients

  • Fosters a climate that promotes open communication and facilitates the professional growth of the learner.

  • Attends staff meetings and other meetings as needed.

  • Ensures compliance with all facility policies and procedures and all regulatory and governing body standards and regulations.

  • 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

Certification and Licensing:

Registered Nurse Licensing (RN)


Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience

CITI Certification required

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form

  • Skill in collecting, organizing and analyzing data

  • Proficiency in computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office)

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 ( for additional information.

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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 nation’s 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 borders.

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 Report’s 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 psychology.

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.