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Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator III

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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator III
Job Category Academic - Medical (Clinical) - Cancer
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 III, for the Oncology Clinical Research Team at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

The Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator III is responsible for assisting the clinical research team in overall study coordination, including, but not limited to, preparing for study initiation and activation, acquisition of source documents, record maintenance, preparing study documents, patient registration, coordinating and data entry. Among the key duties of this position are the following:

• Coordinates the initiation and activation of all new clinical trial protocols. This includes, but is not limited to, verifying Scientific Review Board (SRB), Institutional Review Board (IRB), Human Research Oversight Committee (HROC), data collection plans and finance/contract approvals prior to study activation. Coordinates the preparation of study tools including but not limited to study binders, medication diaries, eligibility checklists and flow sheets (as required).
• Using Oncore®/Excel ®/Word, develops study tools, including but not limited to eligibility checklists, medication diaries, calendars, and flow sheets.
• In collaboration with the Research Nurse Clinician (RNC) and/or physician, reviews patients’ charts and medical history to confirm protocol eligibility and obtains source documents (i.e. medical record documentation) as needed. Under the direction of the RNC and/or physician, ensures that IRB approved informed consent form has been obtained, signed, placed in the medical record, and that a copy was provided to the patient.
• Registers consented research patients with study sponsor (e.g. industry, NCICooperative group, etc.) and inputs into Oncore® clinical trials database maintained by Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
• 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.
• 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 Day
FLSA Exempt
Grade 18S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 43932.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 52804.500
Annual Maximum Salary 61677.000
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).
• A minimum of one to three (1-3) years of research related experience.
• Applicants may substitute additional related experience such as laboratory, clinical or medical experience for the education requirements on a year-for-year basis.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Strong research specific knowledge base, solid knowledge of computer software programs such as Excel®, Word®, and/or Access®.
• Detail orientated with excellent organizational and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

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

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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

• Able to adjust hours to meet job demands.

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST4117
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)
Location Details

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. * 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
  2. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Ph.D.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. List of References