Position InformationRecruitment/Posting Title Program Assistant (Research)
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory) Department Epi-Cancer Health Disparity Overview
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.
Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.
The primary purpose of the Program Assistant position is to assist the Cancer Institute of New Jersey Cancer Health Equity team with study initiation, participant recruitment, and collecting data from studies.
This position is responsible for study startup procedures and developing study materials, as well as screening, consenting, and enrolling participants, and ensuring the accuracy of data collected from research participants, information transcribed from patient medical records/survey forms and other sources onto study specific case report forms or into electronic data capture systems.
May also assist with intervention implementation and fidelity checks. Ensures protocol compliance per Food and Drug Administration (FDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines, Office for Human Research Protection (OHRP), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), institutional guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOPs) set forth by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) and as explicated in study specific procedures.
This position is contingent upon grant funding.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Work Arrangement FLSA Exempt Grade 17S Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 45621.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 54290.000 Annual Maximum Salary 63947.000 Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description HPAE, Local 5094 Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview. Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health- insurance.
Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility ABP
Minimum Education and Experience
Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting upto 25 lbs. Light physical activity possible. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office environment. Moderate noise.
Posting DetailsPosting Number 23ST2276
Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Rutgers University - New Brunswick City New Brunswick State NJ Location Details
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