Assists Principal Investigators (PI) in the coordination and implementation of clinical research. Reviews new clinical research protocols with the research team and provides feedback on feasibility. Organizes and manages activities related to initial and continuing IRB review. Serves as study contact for research sponsors throughout each study. Ensures that all supporting departments are notified and trained to conduct the study. Reviews medical records with investigator, recruits potential research participants, collects research data and ensures that all research procedures are conducted per the protocol, Federal regulations and Good Clinical Practice guidelines. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values
Bachelor's degree in medical, scientific, nursing or related field.
Must have at least two (2) years of research experience
One (1) year of clinical nursing experience.
If candidate has BSN degree, must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of employment.
Certification in clinical research from
the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) or Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) within one (1) year of eligibility.
In lieu of BSN, will accept an RN degree with six (6) years of clinical nursing.
About Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
Le Bonheur Children's Hospital's dedication to research and teaching is paving the way for a better future in children’s health care.
We are home to the Children's Foundation Research Institute (CFRI), a partnership between Le Bonheur, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Children's Foundation of Memphis that is committed to finding new discoveries in pediatric medicine.
Le Bonheur also partners with UTHSC to train a new generation of pediatric sub-specialists and health care clinicians. In addition to pediatric residency and fellowship programs, we also offer internships and residency programs in areas like pharmacy, child life and respiratory therapy.