University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine Employer Reviews
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University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Job Work/Life Balance
Responsible for administrative functions, and business affairs of the Organ Procurement Organization (OPO)
Manager (Former Employee), Miami, FL – September 24, 2013
• Personnel Management Led with daily management and operational oversight of the OPO, with a staff of 36 (ARNP, ICU RN’s, and Medical Staff). Managed operations of the clinical and procurement sites. Developed job descriptions and hired applicants. Hired Physicians, nurses and Technicians for department. Responsible for the performance review and compensation – more... of direct reports.
• Accounting/Financial Management Managed a budget of $ 8 million, including monitoring of sponsored accounts. Developed and implemented cost containment policies and procedures, which resulted in substantial savings for the 96-97 & 97-98 fiscal years. Established standard acquisition guidelines for organ charges, which resulted in an increase in the OPO revenue base. – less
Secretary/Assistant to Division Chief (Former Employee), Miami, FL – July 24, 2012
Pros: free lunches, supportive staff and management
Each day was unpredictable in terms of level of work flow but in the end it was rewarding. I learned to work and adapt to different types of personalities. Change was constant in our environment and I quickly adapted. The best part of this job was that I was able to work with different people at all levels of profession. Since I was involved in many – more... other tasks/assignments, it helped expand my knowledge and experience. The hardest part was being laid off unexpectedly. – less
Research Associate, Ph.D. Candidate (Current Employee), Miami, FL – July 8, 2012
Pros: brilliant people to collaborate.
Cons: pay scale, insurance, job security
Great environment for friendly, relaxed daily activity. Research is greatly hindered by financial difficulties currently in place at the University. Hopefully most difficulties will iron out soon. The focus is not on professional development, but more concentrated on personal survival.
As i look back at all the years I spent at UM and the different department's, I realize how much I learned, how I grew as an employee, the opportunities given to all of us to constantly train and learn as the University grows. Every Department was a family of professionals dedicated to the care and support of our patients, students, visitors etc.. so – more... they would walk away with the best experience possible. – less