Campbell Clinic has numerous openings!

1. Research Scholar


The Campbell Foundation Research Scholar role is a one-year experience (with an opportunity to renew for a second year) that aims to provide recent college graduates with an in-depth experience in clinical research. The Research Scholar works directly with physicians, residents and research partners in clinics to facilitate studies, inform the practice of orthopedic medicine and produce materials for publication and education.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

1. Screens, recruits and gains consent for new patients for study projects2. Manages clinical data databases to include collection and analysis3. Coordinates clinical research projects, assists in study design, and participates in Institutional Review Board (IRB) negotiations in conjunction with the Principal and Co-Investigators and Research Nurse Coordinators4. Performs literature searches to obtain articles, citations, and other published information5. Assists with drafting, writing, and editing of Reports for clinical research projects which includes abstracts, posters, manuscripts, articles and book chapters6. Completes onboarding of medical students to Campbell Clinic electronic systems and remote access7. Manages Outcomes Based Electronic Research Database (OBERD) order entry and available forms8. Presents updates and data to research teams in meetings and symposia as needed9. Completes OSHA, HIPAA, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) and other relevant trainings and certifications as needed10. Regular and predictable attendance11. Ability to work in a cooperative manner with others12. Performs other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Chemistry or similar natural science required.
  • Pre-Med/Graduate student or Medical Student preferred.


  • Research experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated organizational leadership and communication skills required.


2. Research Specialist


 Essential Functions Statement(s)

  1. Prepare IRB (Institutional Review Board) submissions, proviso resolutions, revisions, and continuing reviews utilizing an in-depth knowledge of human subject protections, protocol requirements, good clinical practices, and regulatory compliance as set forth by federal regulations 
  2. Manage initiation, conduct and regulatory documentation of studies initiated by Campbell Clinic Investigator to include local, repository and multicenter/collaborative studies within the assigned subspecialty(ies)
  3. Screen, enroll, obtain informed consent, complete study visits, ensure protocol compliance and monitor safety of enrolled subjects for assigned studies 
  4. Access medical records for research data and assist physicians, residents and students with data abstraction per IRB approvals for assigned studies
  5. Enter study data into designated electronic platforms from medical record abstraction and/or completed source documents per study protocol
  6. Coordinate with principal investigators to provide support and education as needed among research personnel and the IRB to include sub-specialty meeting coordination and individual meetings as required 
  7. Coordinate the Campbell Foundation Research Committee to include correspondence with Committee, agenda and meeting packet preparation, and finalization of meeting minutes
  8. Ensure organization and maintenance of all IRB approvals and expiration dates
  9. Prepare monthly research metrics summary
  10. Coordinate the Medical Student Research Experience intake process
  11. Maintain strict subject confidentiality for completion of all research records in compliance with Campbell Clinic/Campbell Foundation standards
  12. Regular and predictable attendance
  13. Perform other duties as required



  • 3 years of experience in clinical healthcare or clinical research required.
  • Previous experience in nursing is a plus.

Certifications & Licenses:   

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Certification as a clinical research coordinator (CCRC, CCRP) preferred.
  •  BLS certification preferred.


3. Research Nurse


The Research Nurse prepares, submits and monitors documentation of research programs. In addition, the nurse will assure compliance with regulations, protocols, and safety monitoring through process audits. He or she will advise research personnel regarding study design, study procedures, and data abstraction.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

1. Prepare IRB (Institutional Review Board) submissions, proviso resolutions, revisions, and continuing reviews utilizing an in-depth knowledge of human subject protections, protocol requirements, good clinical practices, and regulatory compliance as set forth by federal regulations2. Manage all aspects of conducting investigator-initiated studies, multicenter studies, and industry sponsored trials (maintain essential documents, investigation product accountability, etc.)3. Maintain all data and source documentation, adverse event reporting and maintenance of complete regulatory files4. Review clinical study agreements, protocols and budgets for feasibility and ensure compliance5. Screen, enroll, obtain informed consent, complete study visits, ensure protocol compliance and monitor safety of the subjects enrolled in clinical trials6. Access medical records (including electronic) for research data and assist physicians, residents and students with data abstraction (within IRB guidelines and approvals)7. Enter data into designated electronic platforms from completed source documents for clinical studies per protocol8. Coordinate with principal investigators to provide assistance and education as needed among research personnel, the IRB and the study sponsor (where applicable)9. Coordinate respective subspecialty research meetings, to include the Campbell Foundation Research Committee, and maintain project and submission status of all projects within the Coordinator’s subspecialty10. Maintain strict subject confidentiality for completion of all research records in compliance with Campbell Clinic/Campbell Foundation standards11. Regular and predictable attendance12. Ability to work in a cooperative manner with others13. Perform other duties as required



  • 3 years of experience in a clinical nursing setting required.
  • 1 year of experience in clinical trials preferred.

Certifications & Licenses:

  • Current RN license in the state of Tennessee required.
  • Certification as a clinical research coordinator (CCRC, CCRP) preferred.
  • BLS certification required.


4. Development Officer


The Campbell Clinic Foundation exists to move lives: The lives of the people we train, treat and serve. For more than 75 years, we have excelled in surgeon education, clinical research and community outreach. Now we are looking to build our team with a driven fundraising leader to increase annual giving, deepen alumni engagement and strengthen industry investment. In partnership with the Foundation Executive Director, the Development Officer develops and implements strategies, fosters relationships for donor recruitment and retention. The officer will expand development efforts to support the Foundation’s future program growth, by cultivating and stewarding gifts; securing event and program sponsorships, foundation grants; and securing major and planned gifts.


Essential Functions Statement(s)

  1. Enhances and grows annual leadership gift program which includes personalized cultivation and solicitation of donations among Campbell residency and fellowship alumni, patients, community members and industry partners
  2. Develop and implement thoughtful and creative strategies to diversify individual donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, acknowledgement, recognition and retention
  3. Solicit, secure and steward corporate sponsorships
  4. Facilitates direct mail and digital fundraising campaigns, solicitation letters and other communication materials to cultivate new donors and renew and upgrade current donors; accompanies and assists volunteers with solicitations of assigned prospects that include annual giving; will assist as appropriate with major and planned gift prospects
  5. Propose and prepare grants to solicit corporation and foundation sponsorships and program funding
  6. Leverage Campbell Foundation Board of Trustees and other advisory bodies to assist with fundraising efforts and identifying new prospects
  7. Facilitates Momentum Society marketing, fundraising and volunteer engagement among Campbell Clinic employees 
  8. Leads planning, design and fundraising for Coordinates Campbell Clinic Foundation special events, including Footprints in Motion, Campbell Club Triennial and Alvin J. Ingram Memorial Lecture
  9. Manage Willis C. Campbell Club Alumni Association, including meetings, special events and alumni engagement and communication
  10. Compiles and utilizes donor, financial and statistical data and other reports as assigned or requested
  11. Plans and prepare donor recognition for websites, digital marketing and collateral to acknowledge donors
  12. Partner with Foundation team members in special project based work and other duties as assigned
  13. Regular and predictable attendance
  14. Ability to work in a cooperative manner with others


Education: Bachelor’s Degree required.  Master’s Degree preferred. 

Experience: 5 years minimum successful experience in alumni relations, sales, development office administration or comparable relationship-building experience required.


5. Foundation Assistant


The Development Assistant will play a key role in foundation operations by supporting the Executive Director and providing administrative support for a dynamic, fast-moving operation. Assistant will be responsible for record keeping, event preparation, communications and customer services in an environment responsible for donor acquisition and retention; alumni engagement; program management and handling confidential matters pertaining to the acquisition and use of financial resources.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

Processes and records gifts and acknowledgments, ensuring all gifts and pledges are stewarded timely and appropriately, generating pledge reminders and maintaining collaboration with Foundation Accountant and Accounting Department to track and report receivables. Prepares deposit records for check and credit card transactions.

  1. Performs administrative duties including inventory management, coordination of appointments, meetings, and travel arrangements for Development Office and Research staff, mail management, prioritizing correspondence and other written materials, composing and disseminating correspondence, screening incoming telephone calls, placing outgoing calls and pages to ensure the attainment of Foundation development and research goals 
  2. Supports enrollment and correspondence with Campbell Clinic Momentum Society and related communication, outreach and recognition.
  3. Assists Executive Director of Foundation with meeting preparation and setup, including the Foundation Board and Finance Committee meetings 
  4. Oversees tracking and maintaining accurate directory of full contact information for Willis C. Campbell Club members, current residents and current fellows. Maintains schedule and prepares electronic correspondence, membership dues reminders and outreach to alumni.
  5. Develops and maintains accurate Donor database including queries and reporting; manages shared database issues with other departments. 
  6. Updates Newsletter and E-News systems monthly. 
  7. Coordinates digital marketing and communications.
  8. Develops and maintains filing systems, manual and computerized records; ensures business records are maintained in accordance with regulations and customary business practices 
  9. Assists with prospect research for individuals, foundations, and corporations, and prepares stewardship reports for donors 
  10. Regular and predictable attendance
  11. Ability to work in a cooperative manner with others
  12. Performs other related duties as required

Education: Associate’s Degree preferred.


  • Previous non-profit experience required; development experience preferred.
  • Experience and proficiency with Adobe Acrobat, donor database or CRM preferred.
  • Experience with customer service and/or communications preferred.
If you are interested in any of these positions