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Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator II

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator II
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department CINJ-OHRS

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Vision, Mission, and Core Values:

Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations. We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.

Core Values:

Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator II for the Office of Human Research Services at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The primary purpose of the Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator II (OCRC II) position is to serve as a core member of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey’s (CINJs) multidisciplinary oncology clinical research team. Among the key duties of this position are the following:

• Responsible for the extrapolation, collection, compilation and submission of study data, including, but not limited to, patient registration, treatment plans, adverse event documentation and reporting, clinical response, and long-term follow-up.
• Provides overall study coordination and ensures protocol compliance per Food and Drug Administration (FDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Good Clinical Practice (CGP) guidelines, Office for Human Research Protection (OHRP), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), institutional guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOPs) set forth by Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RBHS.
• Maintains research record (e.g. patient consent, eligibility, Case Report Forms (CRF), registration confirmation, corresponding source documents, etc.) for all patients enrolled in Cancer Institute of New Jersey clinical trials. This includes, but is not limited to, Cancer Institute of New Jersey Network centers (Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigator-initiated trials), community physicians’ offices and hospitals.
• Develops study tools, including but not limited to eligibility checklists, medication diaries, calendars, and flow sheets (as required), using Oncore®/Excel ®/Word.
• Demonstrates competency in recognizing the unique needs of patients of all ages, neonate (birth–28 days), infant (29 days– less than 1 year), pediatrics (ages 1-12 years), adolescent (13–17 years), adults (ages 18- 64 years), and geriatrics (age 65+).
• Reviews patients’ charts and medical history in collaboration with the Research Nurse Clinician (RNC) and/or physician, to confirm protocol eligibility and obtains source documents (i.e. medical record documentation) as needed.
• Understands and anticipates needs of study sponsors, serving as study liaison, scheduling and monitoring visits and conference calls.
• Provides accurate, timely, intelligent responses to sponsors’ queries.
• Actively participates in ongoing research specific quality assurance activities such as chart audits for protocol compliance.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 22S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 51983.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 62853.000
Annual Maximum Salary 73723.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description HPAE, Local 5094
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant science or a related field (e.g. public health, healthcare administration). Master’s Degree preferred.
• Five (5) years of research related experience, strong research specific knowledge base, solid knowledge of computer software programs such as Excel®, Word®, and/or Access®.
• Equivalent experience, and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Association of Clinical Research Professional (ACRP) certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) or Clinical Research Associate (CRA) or Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) certification as a Clinical Research Professional (CCRP).
• Detail orientated, excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, self-accountable to high standards of professional excellence.
• Able to maximize resources and be resourceful, and seek and accepts personal and professional responsibility on a continued basis.
• Able to function independently and adjust hours to meet job demands.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s Degree
• Understanding of the software program, Oncology Collaborative Research Environment (Oncore)

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Walking, sitting, standing, pushing, pulling, bending and lifting. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25 lbs. Possible travel for Investigator meetings. Possible travel to retrieve data from other clinics.

WORK ENVIROMENT: Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic). Exposure to blood, urine, sputum, excrement, anti-neoplastic agents and possible exposure to infectious and communicable diseases that requires use of personal protective equipment.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST3243
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)
Location Details This position will work out of University Hospital-Newark.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a healthcare related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you currently certified in one or more of the following? 1. Association of Clinical Research Professional (ACRP) certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) 2. Association of Clinical Research Professional (ACRP) certification as a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) 3. Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) certification as a Clinical Research Professional (CCRP)
    • Yes, 1. Association of Clinical Research Professional (ACRP) certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC)
    • Yes, 2. Association of Clinical Research Professional (ACRP) certification as a Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
    • Yes, 3. Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) certification as a Clinical Research Professional (CCRP)
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application