Study Coordinator in Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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Study Coordinator

Nashville, TN, United States
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only
Supervisors Team Leaders and Coordinators   Job ID: 234038
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Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a Study Coordinator with Sarah Cannon you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back! 

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Sarah Cannon, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • Home, Auto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more! 

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Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Sarah Cannon family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Study Coordinator to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential! 

As the Study Coordinator you will plan the execution and monitor the completion of complex Phase I-IV assigned clinical research protocols. Including abstracting, assembling and organizing research data while monitoring adherence to the clinical protocol and preparing reports on the data. Will work closely with the physician principal investigator, manager of data operations, clinical trial sponsor and study team.

  • You will lead the execution of trials for the research team
  • You will plan and track of all assigned clinical activity in the lifecycle phases of the start up, interim and close out
  • You will confirm patient eligibility and discuss discrepancies with nursing staff and physicians
  • You will verify study procedures are performed within the protocol specified window
  • You will participate in teleconferences with sponsors to update on patients including research visits, toxicity, and overall response. Responsible for sending notification out to department before and after calls to update study staff
  • You will present in weekly protocol meeting to investigators, research staff, and management
  • You will provide pertinent safety information to sponsor and study teams by monitoring patient toxicity, including serious adverse events, on trial according to Common Toxicity Criteria
  • You will update internal research teams on protocol modifications and specifications including visit schedule, assessment windows, dose modifications, central and local laboratory assessments
  • You will create study specific tools for source documentation including eligibility worksheets, screening checklists and worksheets capturing vital signs, blood sampling (as applicable)
  • You will ensure study specific tools, including source documents (including paper and/or EMR), are updated with any amendment(s) or study changes
  • You will investigate root cause of major protocol deviations and manages the follows up with responsible departments for corrective and preventative actions
  • You will ensure pharmacy has Investigative Product and supplies
  • You will interface with laboratory technician for lab kits and processing
  • You will track and report adverse events, serious adverse events, protocol waivers, deviations and violations
  • You will participate in monitor visits for each assigned trial at each monitoring visit
  • You will review and comment on monitor letters within 5 business days of receipt and insures resolution of open items
  • You will review source documentation and queries for missing documentation
  • You will collect, complete and enter data into study-specific case report forms or electronic data capture systems within the contractually agreed upon timeframe
  • You will maintain case report forms tracking management database
  • You will review trial data for clinical relevance and answers appropriate queries Apprises research scientists and management team of all study specific medical issues for guidance
  • You will assist in ensuring physician oversight by updating on protocol issues and obtaining signatures and clinical significance of laboratory reports, ECGs, and adverse events
  • You will assist in external sponsor audit and US FDA inspection preparation, conduct, and close out processing
  • You will review and respond to audit findings and escalates issues
  • You will maintain and archive study documentation and correspondence per company policy
  • You will report patient visit and data entry information in financial tracking system.
  • You will provide required metrics to leadership
  • You will initiate improvements to enhance the efficiency and the quality of the work performed on assigned projects
  • You will adhere to professional standards and SOP’s established for clinical research
  • You will assist internal quality team in preparation for sponsor and US FDA audit teams


You should have for this role:

  • An understanding of clinical trial data.
  • Knowledge of FDA guidelines and GCP is required.
  • The ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.
  • Interpersonal skills, detailed-oriented and meticulous.
  • Computer skills with ability using clinical trial databases, electronic data capture, MS Access or Excel
  • Bachelor Degree is preferred
  • At least one year of experience in healthcare, research or other science related field
  • At least one year of experience planning and managing clinical trial process


Sarah Cannon is the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare. We offer integrated cancer services with easy access to cutting-edge therapies for communities across the United States and United Kingdom. Sarah Cannon’s cancer programs include individualized patient navigation. Our nurses are oncology-trained. More than 1,200 stem cell transplants are performed yearly within the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network.

Through its services, Sarah Cannon provides state-of-the-art cancer care for hundreds of thousands of patients. Our cancer experts are collaborating and sharing best practices. We address every aspect of the cancer journey, from screening and diagnosis through treatment and survivorship.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Study Coordinator opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role MAY require you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California). (For further clarification, please ask your recruiter.)

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