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Manager-Research RN

Job ID: 11805
Job Category: Research
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: BMHCC Corporate Office
Location: Memphis, TN


The Research Manager provides overall coordination of the Research efforts for the Baptist Cancer Centers in the Memphis Metro market and Arkansas site(s) and multiple Principal Investigator's (PI's). The Research Manager supervises all Cancer Center Clinical Research staff for the Memphis Metro market and Arkansas site(s). The Research Manager works directly with Cancer Center Research Assistant Director, Director, P.I's and cancer center research and clinical staff to ensure that all clinical research personnel adhere to all internal and external regulatory agency policies, procedures, practices, and laws. The Research Manager also reviews all protocols to ensure that the appropriate resources and staffing are available. The Research Manager should have extensive experience in managing clinical research study activities and have a background that may include patient care, data management, and clinical research. The Research Manager should also have experience in data management with multiple different types of computer platforms. The Research Manager carries out broad assignments with minimal supervision. The Research Manager uses independent judgment and experience to solve all but the most complex problems. The Research Manager also hosts monthly meetings with site staff at each location to review research efforts. The manager also assists with scheduling monitoring visits or SIV's as needed. This position will also be involved and manage the IMPACT LLS grant and act as the liaison with Vanderbilt University.



Works with Cancer Center Clinical Research leadership to identify staffing needs. Assists in interviewing and selection of personnel.



Responsible for supervising clinical research personnel, including but not limited to, Clinical Research Nurses, non-Nurse Research Coordinators and Data Managers


Evaluates and counsels direct reports.Handles advanced discipline problems and mediates disputes among subordinates.


Completes performance appraisals for direct reports.


Coordinates and oversees workflow of direct reports, ensuring timely, efficient and accurate results.


Set standards and guidelines for clinical research coordinators.


Monitors certification records and schedules training for all clinical research coordinators in the department.

Job Responsibilities



Protocol Management


Performance Expectations


May serve as first line of contact for study sponsors in determining PI interest in a study, as well as the site's ability to conduct the research.


Ensures that study personnel, including the PI, are appropriately trained in study conduct and participate in pre-study approval process.


Ensures that protocol-specific requirements for local logistics of study conduct are addressed prior to study initiation at each site.


Coordinates research objectives and efforts among multiple protocols


Ensures that all appropriate records are completed, maintained, and communicated.


Ensures proper collection and reporting of study data.


Directs support staff in the development of reports and query resolution.


May assist in preparing annual sponsor updates for protocols.


Communicates with PI to resolve protocol issues.


Facilitates interactions with the Clinical Trials Committee for scientific and logistical review of the study.


Determines scope of staffing support needed for each protocol and communicates that information to Cancer Center leadership.


Ensures that deadlines are met in a timely manner.


Coordinates all reporting mechanisms for IMPACT LLS grant

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Minimum Requirement

Preferred / Desired


6 years' work related experience of which 4 years

must have been in Research or Clinical Research; one year experience as protocol lead

related to research activities

1 year supervisory or managerial



Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or equivalent

healthcare experience


Certification required: SOCRA (Society of Clinical

Research Associates), ACRP (Association of Clinical Research

Professionals) within 1 year of hire date.

Certifications- SOCRA (Society of Clinical Research

Associates), ACRP (Association of Clinical

Research Professionals), Collaborative Institutional

Training Initiative (CITI), HAZMAT, CCRP or


Special Skills

Computer literacy, good working knowledge of

Good Clinical Practice guidelines, IRB review and

Federal regulations. Must maintain appropriate

Professional competencies. Must have appropriate

Training in the protection of human subjects within

One month of hire



About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 17750 - Manager-Research RN
Facility: BMHCC Corporate Office
Department: BCRI Baptist Clinical Research
Category: Research
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:TN:Memphis
Located in the Memphis metro area
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