We are currently seeking a Part-Time Bio-hazard Technician for our cleanup support. This individual will need to be able to handle different situations as well as physical demands associated with the bio-hazard role and the needs of our patients and families.
When Danny Thomas opened SJCRH in 1962, he had the vision that no child should die in the dawn of life, and from the very beginning, St. Jude nurses have led on the frontlines of helping find cures to childhood cancer and other catastrophic diseases.
St. Jude Nurses provide the highest quality of care, every day. We bring our hearts and minds to the bedside of every child that we care for. We wipe their tears, we hold their hands, and we smile relentlessly, to remind this terrible disease that it will never win. Because of the unique nature of our work at St. Jude, your work on our team will be dynamic and challenging, but it will be some of the most rewarding work of your career.
Here at St. Jude, we provide the very best in patient care, and we’re looking for nurses who not only believe in, but who embody this mission: those who know and are driven by their passions, who thrive through collaboration, and who actively seek out new opportunities to learn and lead. If you’re hungry, humble, and smart, and if you’re looking to invest in a team that wants to invest in you, we’d love to consider your application.
We're currently accepting applications for current and future opportunities in:
Nursing Surgical Services
As a Patient Care Associate with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, you’ll serve on the frontlines of care for some of our most critical populations. You’ll work to support our RNs through daily administrative and clerical tasks, patient care duties, admission, and discharge.
Here at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, we set the standard of the very best of patient care, and we encourage applicants whose aspirations match the caliber of our work. If you’re self-motivated and ambitious, driven to embrace challenges, and an uncompromising champion of quality work, we’d love to have you apply.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is committed to advancing the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic diseases. The Medical Content Outreach department creates patient and family education materials for the hospital’s campus, housing, and affiliate locations. The Medical Content Writer works with subject matter experts and Patient Education team to identify, develop, and edit content delivered to patients and families. This position is responsible for developing new content for printed, web, and other communication platforms. The Medical Writer will also provide input on visual media projects for patients and families, including video, photography, illustrations, and graphics. Additional responsibilities include conducting literature reviews; developing surveys; and interviewing subject matter experts, patients, and family members. This role works collaboratively with various departments to create relevant, trustworthy, and understandable medical content for patients and family caregivers.
The Compliance Program Manager-Auditor and Educator (CPM) is responsible for facilitating the implementation of the elements of an effective Compliance Program as outlined in Office of Inspector General (OIG) guidance(s) and United States Department of Justice (DOJ) Sentencing Guidelines. The CPM conducts independent risk-based internal auditing and monitoring, develops and provides compliance education and training, investigates reported compliance concerns, drafts policies and procedures, and serves as a subject matter expert and resource in the area of healthcare compliance. The CPM assists in the development and participates in the execution of the overarching Compliance Program Annual Work Plan and creates detailed critical reports for senior management.
The Department of Global Pediatric Medicine, or St. Jude Global, at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a growing department looking for professionals who are eager to help implement the mission of taking St. Jude to the world by training the clinical workforce, developing and strengthening health systems and patient-centered initiatives, and advancing knowledge to sustain continuous improvement through research. The department seeks a Sr. Business Analyst I (Data Science Analyst) to lead and manage data synthesis and visualization projects to track metrics and inform decision-making, planning, and implementation of initiatives related to St. Jude’s World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Childhood Cancer.
There’s a reason St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” list. Because at our world-class pediatric research hospital, every one of our professionals shares our commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. There’s a unique bond when you’re part of a team that gives their all to advance the treatments and cures of pediatric catastrophic diseases. The result is a collaborative, positive environment where everyone, regardless of their role, receives the resources, support and encouragement to advance and grow their careers and be the force behind the cures. Manages the operations of Occupational Health and the safety program to protect the health and safety of employees from occupational illnesses and injuries and prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Manages the daily operations of the occupational health program. Ensures the accuracy and integrity of occupational health data, systems, and programs. Supervises the occupational health staff. Ensures compliance with all laws, regulations, policies, and procedures related to occupational health and infection control programs including OSHA, TOSHA and JCAHO reporting and disclosure requirements. Oversees the planning, organizing, communication, and implementation of occupational health projects. Collaborates with the HR Director- Benefits, Wellness and OH as well as the Medical Director of Occupational Health to identify and assess occupational health risks, including surveillance of the work environment and practices which may affect the health of employees. Position has a dotted line reporting relationship to the Nursing Executive/CNO. Coordinates with supervisor and Nursing Executive/CNO to ensure consistent institution-wide compliance with standards of nursing practice.
The department of Pathology at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is looking for a Medical Technologist II-Part time to assist the Core Laboratory. The selected candidate will be responsible for the prompt, efficient, and accurate performance, validation, and reporting of laboratory test results which are utilized for the purpose of prognosis, diagnosis, treatment, and research. Under the direct supervision of the Director, Manager or Supervisor, the MT II is responsible for the assigned shift as scheduled. The MT II may work under the guidance of the MT III or MT IV. Recent experience as a generalistic, hematology or chemistry is preferred.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 p.m. to 7 a.m.
There’s a reason St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” list. At our world-class pediatric research hospital, every one of our professionals share our commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. There’s a unique bond when you’re part of a team that gives their all to advance the treatments and cures of pediatric catastrophic diseases. The result is a collaborative, positive environment where everyone, regardless of their role, receives the resources, support and encouragement to advance and grow their careers.
About the position
Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience in clinical biomedical and/or behavioral research.
The Clinical Research Associate II operates under general supervision and performs activities consistent with those of a Study Coordinator role, namely maintenance of protocol portfolio(s), informed consent(s) and preparation/submission of complex study documents. This position also performs data abstraction, collection, and entry to support clinical research and prepares submission for all reportable events. The selected candidate develops, maintains, and/or monitors case report forms and ensures compliance with prescribed interventions and evaluations of the assigned protocol(s). Provision of data to the collaborating research organization or study sponsor and preparation of complex data reports as well as serving as a mentor and preceptor to staff are also key responsibilities.
About the Department of Radiation Oncology
Known for setting standards in technical delivery of radiotherapy and clinical trials, the Department of Radiation Oncology is a full-service department dedicated to clinical research and treatment of 300 children, adolescents, and young adults each year. With the mission of providing expert and compassionate clinical care, the department is the largest group of experts devoted to pediatric radiation oncology who collectively treat more children than any other cancer center or hospital in the country. The department includes:
- Multidisciplinary team: Pediatric radiation oncologists, physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners as well as supportive research teams (anesthesia, sedation, social work and child life specialists to name a few).
- World-class resources: This includes the first worldwide installation of detector-based spectral CT and digital PET/CT in a Radiation Oncology Department, state-of-the-art 1.5T and 3T MR scanners (radiotherapy simulators), a dedicated PET/CT and the world’s first proton therapy center with pencil beam scanning technology designated solely for the treatment of pediatric cancer.
- State-of-art facility: The department has 20,000 square feet of clinical space that includes a clinic, treatment planning, therapy, anesthesia and sedation support. There are two linear accelerator systems with image-guidance, a HDR/fluoroscopy suite, and spectral CT and 1.5T MR systems dedicated to treatment planning. The adjacent 25,000 square feet St. Jude Red Frog Events Proton Therapy Center includes two gantry rooms and a fixed beam room; each equipped with high-precision patient positioning, volumetric image-guidance systems, and dedicated scanning nozzles.
This position is based in Memphis, TN; relocation assistance is available. Memphis is a family-friendly metropolitan area that more than a million residents call home. Memphis is recognized for its world-class music, food and hospitality. Cost of living is one of our biggest attractions; in fact, Money listed Memphis as one of the least expensive cities in which to raise a child. Mild winters and beautiful green spaces make the city a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts – there are over 200 miles of bike-friendly lanes with more being added. Forbes recently named Memphis the 4th happiest city in which to work. Why live anywhere else?
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine's "100 Best Places to Work For" list. Because at our world-class pediatric research hospital, every one of our professionals shares our commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve. We are looking for a Medical Technologist IV to assist the Core Laboratory at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The selected candidate will be responsible for the prompt, efficient, and accurate performance, validation, and reporting of laboratory test results, which are utilized for the purpose of prognosis, diagnosis, treatment, and research. Generalist, hematology or chemistry experience is preferred. Schedule: Monday-Friday 2:30 pm -11 pm. Will rotate weekends and holidays.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is one of the world's premier research and treatment centers for pediatric cancer and childhood diseases. It has been recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” every year since 2011 and was one of The Scientist’s top 10 “Best Places to Work in Academia” for 7 consecutive years.
The Department of Radiation Oncology at St. Jude is seeking a creative and highly motivated Medical Imaging Scientist who shares our passion for advancing pediatric cancer treatments to join our research team. Under the supervision and guidance of the principal investigator (faculty member), your role will focus on maximizing the therapeutic ratio in proton therapy through novel analysis and modeling of imaging, radiation dose and clinical outcome data. Your discoveries can directly impact pediatric cancer patients treated at St. Jude and the world.
The main areas of our imaging research include improving proton therapy accuracy, developing adaptive proton therapy, and assessing/predicting tumor and normal tissue response to radiation therapy in clinical trials. You will have access to our state-of-the-art imaging technology, which includes two MRI machines, a PET/CT and Spectral CT, all dedicated solely to our department.
We have an exciting new opportunity for a Clinical Research Pharmacy Services Manager. This position will coordinate efforts and performs functions necessary to support Pharmaceutical Services' role in clinical research at St. Jude. This individual leads his/her team to serve as the primary interface between the Pharmaceutical Department staff, investigators, clinical staff, clinical informatics, and others to coordinate efficient development of all necessary infrastructure to implement and support therapeutic clinical research studies involving medications. This individual provides support and supervision for drug related aspects of protocol development, implementation, and monitoring as part of the Clinical Trials Office. This individual also performs various functions by serving as the primary pharmacist liaison with NCI-sponsored cooperative clinical trial groups, including the Children's Oncology Group and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium. Supervises Clinical Research Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians assigned to research support. Contributes to department, institutional, and Institutional Review Board education programs related to conduct of clinical research and departmental, institutional, and national committees and initiatives for clinical trials. This individual will also participate in the Pharmaceutical Department's educational programs by mentoring students and residents in the area of investigational drug studies.
The department of Computational Biology is seeking a highly motivated and creative Senior Bioinformatics Software Engineer to develop software used in big data bioinformatics analysis as part of a team of scientists and engineers at the forefront of genomic research into catastrophic childhood diseases. This position is available in the following focus area:
- Architecting and developing software and data management solutions in St. Jude’s high-performance computing (HPC) environment. Primary responsibilities will be development of software infrastructure supporting large-scale automation of reproducible bioinformatics pipelines, development of strategic data storage solutions, leadership in the development and deployment of bioinformatics tools and pipelines. Knowledge of Bash and Python is required. Experience with workflow languages (WDL and CWL), containerization (Docker, Singularity), and HPC software management systems (Lmod, Spack) are preferred. Must be able to work with complex large-scale systems, including legacy and externally developed code. Experience in a bioinformatics or big data setting is required.
This position requires working within a team of software developers, writing and maintaining documentation relevant to the position’s scope of work, writing and maintaining unit tests for software, and assisting in preparing and submitting manuscripts.
Recognized as a world leader in mapping the genetic landscape of pediatric cancers, the St. Jude department of Computational Biology has developed state-of-art computational infrastructure, well-established analytical pipelines, and deep genomic analysis expertise with a track record of high-impact publications in top-tier biomedical journals such as Nature, NEJM, JAMA, Nature Genetics, and Nature Methods. The department provides a highly interactive environment with collaborative opportunities across basic and clinical departments, access to high performance computing clusters, cloud computing environment, innovative visualization tools, highly automated analytical pipelines and mentorship from faculty scientists with deep experience in data analysis, data management, and delivery of high-quality results for highly competitive projects.
This position is located in Memphis, TN, and relocation assistance is available.
At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, we know what can be achieved when the brightest scientific minds face the fewest barriers. That’s why we provide world-class facilities, state-of-the-art technologies, and extraordinary support for your research to ensure scientific progress is never halted from a lack of resources. At St. Jude, you will be part of a collaborative, bench-to-bedside environment where you can see, firsthand, how your science translates into survival for the children we serve.
This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated scientist to join the Immunology Department at SJCRH in the laboratory of Dr. Thirumala Devi-Kanneganti. Our laboratory extensively employs murine models to understand how the innate immune system recognizes and responds to pathogens and how genetic mutations in innate immunity affect the development of infectious, inflammatory, and autoimmune diseases in humans.
The Senior Cybersecurity Analyst will work as a member of the Cybersecurity team and in support of the Cybersecurity program and its commitment to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of St. Jude information assets. The Senior Cybersecurity Analyst will focus on improving process, procedures and standards, tailored to the enterprise threat landscape using industry-specific intelligence and developed use cases. Responsibilities will also include leading development and coordination of cybersecurity programs and operations (e.g. vulnerability management program, penetration testing) and cybersecurity projects as assigned. The Senior Cybersecurity Analyst will support the program mandate to ensure cybersecurity safeguards are working to identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover from cybersecurity threats that could negatively impact the institutional systems, networks, or data.
At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, we provide state-of-the-art technologies, extraordinary support and a collaborative, bench-to-bedside environment. The Northcott Lab is seeking an outstanding, highly motivated, team-oriented candidate for a Staff Scientist position to join our efforts dedicated to advancing understanding of the molecular and cellular basis of medulloblastoma, the most common malignant childhood brain tumor.
The successful candidate will lead multiple exciting internal and external collaborative projects at the forefront of the field, with a primary focus aimed at elucidating the normal physiological and tumorigenic functions of recently discovered medulloblastoma-associated genes and biological pathways. Qualified candidates will have a strong background in molecular and cellular biology, developmental and stem cell biology, neurobiology, neuroscience, chromatin biology/epigenetics, and/or cancer biology, substantiated by first author publications in high-impact journals. Direct hands-on experience with in vivo functional studies and/or the biological characterization of gene/protein function are required for this position. In addition, competitive candidates will be proficient with molecular cloning, CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, recombinant virus preparation and transduction, primary and stem cell culture, iPS cell and/or organoid propagation, and a wide spectrum of molecular, biochemical, and cellular assays. Excellent written and communication skills, ability to effectively collaborate with fellow trainees and scientists, and execute tasks in a timely manner are highly desired.
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is looking for a Business Analyst with Clinical Research experience who is a self-starter, team player, and adept communicator with the ability to multitask, problem solve, and provide outstanding customer service. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a world-class clinical system, and for a dynamic team that provides opportunities for growth and professional development. This position is in the Cancer Center Administration department, supporting the OnCore Clinical Trials Management System. Analyst will be responsible for day-to-day task execution, to include: data migration, system configuration, validation, training, change control process, and end-user support.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital seeks a leader in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology as new director of its flagship training program.
St Jude is home to the only NCI-designated comprehensive pediatric cancer center, with 600 new cancer patients in the most recent (pre-pandemic) year; the Hematology service attracts more than 300 new patients per year and maintains large active programs in sickle cell disease, hemostasis/thrombosis and bone marrow failure. The Bone Marrow Transplant service performs 120 transplantation and cell therapy procedures annually. Exceptional clinical research resources include the most comprehensive global pediatric oncology and cancer survivorship programs. The Pediatric Hematology/Oncology fellowship admits six fellows annually, supported by the Clinical Education and Training Office. There are also subspecialty fellowship programs in Neuro-oncology, Bone Marrow Transplantation & Cellular Therapy, and Cancer Survivorship; additional years of laboratory research training are also encouraged.
Our vision is that the Program Director will build upon the strengths of the current fellowship to attract and train exceptional applicants in pediatric hematology/oncology. She/he will develop and enhance a world-class training environment supported by exceptional resources from the St. Jude Strategic Plan, including a substantial commitment of protected time for the role. In collaboration with senior leadership, the director will design and coordinate outstanding career development opportunities for the fellows, with the goal of training the next generation of leaders, advancing clinical care and research in pediatric cancer and blood disorders.
The fellowship director will report directly to the Physician-in-Chief/Clinical Director.
Joint appointment will be determined by academic interests (i.e., Department of Oncology, Hematology or BMT&CT).
The fellowship program is shared with and administered through the GME office of the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis. Appointment at UT as an adjunct faculty member, at a rank equivalent to St. Jude rank, is encouraged.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has a unified mission to use cutting-edge research to discover the origins of disease, especially cancer, in order to facilitate advances in the treatment of disease that improve the lives of patients. The Blanchard Lab in the Department of Structural Biology at St. Jude is seeking a highly motivated and creative Bioinformatician to lead our genomics initiatives, using both existing and novel algorithms, to reveal insights into the role of translational control (using genomics and next-generation sequencing methods including RNA-Seq, ribosome profiling, Pro-Seq, etc.) in regulating physiological events related to cancer metastasis. Particular emphasis will be given to interrogating the role of non-coding RNAs from multi-copy gene families. The successful applicant will be an integral part of an interdisciplinary team of scientists, collaborating directly with team members to expertly solve challenges and empower them to make powerful quantitative insights. The ideal candidate will have the following:
- Thorough knowledge of statistics, probability theory, machine learning algorithms, maximum likelihood optimization, Bayesian methods, and linear algebra.
- Proficient with R and associated bioinformatics packages (e.g., Bioconductor), MATLAB, and shell scripting.
- Ability to create compelling graphics, including interactive data visualization tools (e.g. R-Shiny, D3.js) and communicate research findings.
- Experience with distributed computing bioinformatics workflows on Unix/Linux and cloud environments.
- Thorough knowledge of software engineering and capability to produce robust, well-documented software with polished user interfaces.
- Expert ability to distill complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing.
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The Department of Global Pediatric Medicine (GPM) is a new and growing department looking for dynamic professionals who are eager to help implement the mission of taking St. Jude to the world by training the clinical workforce, developing and strengthening health systems and patient-centered initiatives, and advancing knowledge to sustain continuous improvement through research. GPM is seeking a talented, dedicated, and enthusiastic team member to fill a new role of Global Hematology Program Project Coordinator (PC).