RN-Clinical Research PRN - Cancer Institute
Jackson, MS 
Posted 15 days ago
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Job Requisition ID:R00018249

Job Category:Research (Non-Faculty Only)

Organization:Cancer Research Administrator

Location/s:Jackson Medical Mall

Job Title:RN-Clinical Research PRN - Cancer Institute

Job Summary:To coordinate and conduct research projects and related activities as assigned. To coordinate the recruitment, care, and treatment of research participants in accordance with established study protocols and in accordance with FDA guidelines. To ensure adherence to applicable policies, procedures, standards, and practices.

Education & Experience

Associate's degree in Nursing/diploma or Bachelor's degree in Nursing with two (2) years of related nursing experience (RN, LPN, Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Student Nurse Extern, etc.) Valid RN license.

Certifications, Licenses or Registration required: Valid RN license.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and procedures of clinical research. Knowledge of FDA regulations. Verbal and written communication skills. Interpersonal skills to interact with a wide range of constituencies. Computer skills. Ability to prepare and process laboratory samples using established protocols. Ability to draw blood, administer IV's, and perform standard nursing procedures. Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.


  • Participates in and coordinates the planning, development, and implementation of clinical protocols in accordance with established research parameters.
  • Inputs data and maintains research databases and related records needed for research. Distributes research information to faculty, research staff, investigators, and others as requested.
  • Oversees the planning, scheduling, and implementation of daily clinical activities and procedures, ensuring adequate patient care and treatment.
  • Ensures that clinical activities are carried out in accordance with established research protocols, clinical procedures, and safety standards.
  • Recruits and enrolls suitable candidate, ensuring that required documentation is collected and processed. Provides basic background and education to participants.
  • Administers prescribed medications, performs phlebotomy, monitors vital signs, and/or performs other specialized nursing procedures.
  • The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Physical and Environmental Demands

Requires frequent exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, frequent handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, frequent exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional travelling to offsite locations, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, constant work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, frequent crouching/stooping, occasional driving, occasional kneeling, frequent pushing/pulling, frequent reaching, frequent sitting, frequent standing, frequent twisting, and frequent walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)

Time Type:Part time

FLSA Designation/Job Exempt:No

Pay Class:Hourly

FTE %:47.5

Work Shift:Rotating

Benefits Eligibility:Non-Benefits Eligible

Job Posting Date:12/3/2021

Job Closing Date (open until filled if no date specified):
The University of Mississippi Medical Center is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer. The University of Mississippi Medical Center’s education, research, and service programs are open to every qualified person. Equal Employment Opportunity is announced, provided, and ensured for all persons and affirmative action is taken to guarantee that individuals recruited, hired, trained, promoted, will in all ways be treated equally without regard to race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, socio-economic status, culture, or genetic information. Inquiries or concerns may be made to: Employee Relations, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
2 years
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