1+ months

RN Study Coordinator Day BSN

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN









Why Mayo Clinic

Primary responsibilities will include maintenance of the Ovarian Cancer Tissue Repository. This involves notifying the frozen section lab when a patient has consented to having tissue saved for research, timely assigning research codes, and updating the database with the details of the diagnosis and treatment. Abstraction of medical records, quarterly computer reports, meticulous tracking of cases for clinical trial patient eligibility and enrollment. Ordering slides and blocks from the Tissue Registry, quality control on the frozen repository. In addition, this position involves reviewing records of patients scheduled for clinic visits (both new patients and returning patients), helping identify patients potentially eligible for clinical trials, and providing patient education about ovarian cancer and clinical trials.

Position description

The RN Study Coordinator (RN) is accountable for the coordination and delivery of nursing care, including direct patient care, research participant/family education in clinical and research settings. The RN is responsible for managing and/or participating in all phases of the research process. The RN supports professional nursing practice across practice settings and across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the research participant and family, as appropriate. The American Nurses Association (ANA) Standards of Care and Professional Performance provide a basis for practice. The RN understands and advocates for human subject rights.

Work is primarily self-directed with guidance from the staff physicians and/or principal investigators. The RN participates in designing, organizing, and monitoring protocols; assists with grant applications, abstracts, posters, and manuscripts; and plans for and participates in staff education in areas where protocols will be carried out.

The RN assesses research participants, investigates abnormal patterns of adverse events and laboratory results, and reports appropriately. The RN interacts with other departments to develop systems/procedures for coordinating phases of study protocols that comply with regulatory laws and institutional guidelines for study data collection, storage, retrieval, and participant medical tests and procedures.


Graduate of an accredited Bachelor's degree Nursing program.

Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency. Any additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.

Additional qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in Nursing with extensive knowledge of research study design, development, and disease process is preferred. Certification from an appropriate accredited certifying body (e.g. ACRP or SOCRA) is strongly preferred.

Minimum of two years previous RN experience in ambulatory and/or acute care settings preferred. Exhibits excellent written and verbal communication as well as interpersonal skills. Must be able to use critical thinking skills. Must be able to acquire knowledge and proficiency in data management, statistical methods, computer-related systems and hardware, and software configurations are preferred at onset, but must be acquired within two years of acceptance. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the clinical and/or research settings.

Oncology experience preferred with a strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

License or certification

Current Minnesota RN license, or license deemed acceptable by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $29.08 per hour.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period


Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


Nursing, Research

Job posting number



Jill Squier

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).


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