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Coordinator-Research Nurse II RN

Job ID: 22282
Job Category: Nurse RN
Job Type: Clinical Nurse
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: BMH - Baptist Cancer Center Desoto Oncology
Location: Southaven, MS


The research coordinator, RN- II is responsible for coordinating the conduct of research protocols under general supervision, assuring that the integrity and quality of the research is maintained and that the research is conducted in accordance with Good Clinical Practice Guidelines, federal, and sponsor regulations and guidelines, BMHCC and BCRI policies and procedures. The nurse research coordinator II is responsible for patient clinical care and management, recruitment, screening, scheduling, enrollment, submission of data, randomization and patient follow-up. The nurse research coordinator II is also responsible for specific protocol implementation and management. The research coordinator, RN- II may act as a liaison between the hospital, the IRB, study sponsors, and all investigators. The research coordinator, RN- II will collaborate with research coordinators, data managers and regulatory specialists. Travel may be required.


  • Facilitates compliance with the requirements of the research protocol and good clinical practice while remaining cognizant of the needs of diverse patient populations.
  • Communicates with research team to facilitate the effective conduct of clinical trials.
  • Demonstrates leadership in ensuring patient comprehension and safety during initial and ongoing clinical trial informed consent discussions.
  • Manages the activities of patients participating in clinical trials, ensuring compliance with protocol procedures, assessments, and reporting requirements.
  • Ensures collection of source data and completion of documentation that validate the integrity of the conduct of the clinical trial
  • Enhances recruitment while being mindful of the needs of diverse patient populations.
  • Assists in implementation of recruitment plans to identify and assess individuals who might be eligible for clinical trials, taking into consideration the study entry criteria, required procedures, and other potential factors.
  • Enhances adherence to ethical practices during the conduct of clinical trials in order to protect the rights and well-being of patients and the collection of quality data.
  • Identifies financial variables that affect research and supports good financial stewardship in clinical trials.
  • Identifies his or her ongoing professional development needs and seeks resources and opportunities to meet those needs, such as memberships in nursing, oncology, or research organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

Minimum: Currently licensed nurse or equivalent combination of education and experience


Preferred: 4 Years' Experience in Oncology and/or Clinical Research

Minimum: 4 years Research or Clinical Research Experience

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Preferred: Certifications- SOCRA (Society of Clinical Research Associates), ACRP (Association of Clinical Research Professionals), Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI), HAZMAT, CCRP or CCRC

Minimum: BLS within 14 days of hire, RN

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: 19704 - Coordinator-Research Nurse II RN
Facility: BMH - Baptist Cancer Center Desoto Oncology
Department: BCRI Baptist Clinical Research
Category: Nurse RN
Type: Clinical Nurse
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:MS:Southaven
Located in the Memphis metro area
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