Public Health Representative, Per Diem (Spanish Fluency Required)

Rutgers University
March 18, 2023
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Recruitment/Posting Title Public Health Representative, Per Diem (Spanish Fluency Required)

Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare - Other Department Cancer Institute of New Jersey 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.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Public Health Representative, Per Diem (Spanish Fluency Required) in Population Science at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

The primary purpose of the Public Health Representative, Per Diem position is to support all aspects of research efforts in a study of breast cancer in Hispanic women in New Jersey, including subject recruitment, case/participant scheduling, conducting home interviews for data/biospecimen collection, maintaining databases, and monitoring the progress toward achieving study goals. Requires working some evenings and weekends and extensive travel in New Jersey to conduct home or site visits for data collection and/or to participate in recruiting activities.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, responsible for scheduling and conducting home visits for data/biospecimen collection using structured questionnaires, organizing telephone schedule and call records to participants, attend study meetings and performing related duties as needed.
  • Collects, handles, process (e.g., spins and aliquots blood samples), transfers, and ships biospecimens (e.g., blood, saliva) from participants following study protocols and IATA and OSHA safety requirements.
  • Maintains participant's records in electronic database and ensures their confidentiality.
  • Participates in study meetings.
  • Participates in all phases of the study and ensures compliance with the study protocol.
  • Position Status Per Diem Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Work Arrangement FLSA Nonexempt Grade 99H Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 0.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 0.000 Annual Maximum Salary 0.000 Standard Hours 1.00 Union Description Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

    Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // insurance.

    Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility None


    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Health or a related field.
  • Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirement.
  • Certifications/Licenses

  • Valid driver license and having a vehicle to travel to home visits.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Fluent (written, verbal) in Spanish and English.
  • Candidate must be highly motivated, have excellent oral and written communication skills in Spanish and English; must be a team player; must be highly attentive to detail and very organized.
  • Must have the ability to motivate and recruit participants into the study.
  • Ability to work flexible hours (including evenings and weekends), as needed, to reach and complete surveys with study subjects.
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Phlebotomy Technician or Medical Assistant Certification, with a minimum of two (2) years of experience in phlebotomy and handling of biospecimens.
  • 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: Office environment. Moderate noise. Potential exposure to saliva and possible exposure to infectious and communicable diseases. Universal precautions are mandatory.

    Special Conditions

    Posting Details

    Posting Number 22ST3709

    Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick City New Brunswick State NJ Location Details

    Pre-employment Screenings

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre- employment screenings.

    Immunization Requirements

    Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

    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: https:// discrimination-statement

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a Bachelor's Degree in Public Health or a related field or an equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you fluent (written, verbal) in Spanish and English?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a valid driver's license?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Certifications/Licenses
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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