Research Study Assistant (Newark/Peds)

College of South Jersey

United States

November 8, 2021


Position Details Recruitment/Posting Title Research Study Assistant (Newark/Peds)

Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non- Laboratory) Department CINJ-OHRS Overview

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

Under the direction of the Research Study Manager, the Research Study Assistant will assist the Cancer Institute of New Jersey's multidisciplinary Oncology Clinical Research Team with collecting data from clinical trials created for pharmaceuticals, biologics, or devices. This position is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of information transcribed from patient medical records onto study specific case report forms or into electronic data capture systems. 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).

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Works with complex computerized records systems and maintains security and integrity.
  • In collaboration with the Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator II/III, Research Nurse Clinician (RNC) and/or physician, obtains source documents (i.e. medical record documentation) as needed.
  • Submits x-rays, pathology reports and any other specialized reports as needed.
  • Uses research databases efficiently to complete assigned tasks. As needed, attends training classes for understanding program.
  • Enters data into the relevant data collection forms as per established protocol or project timelines. For protocols, this time should not exceed 10 days after each human subject visit.
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift FLSA Nonexempt Grade 1950 Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 24.040 Annual Mid Range Salary 24.540 Annual Maximum Salary 25.280 Standard Hours 40.00 Union Description Teamsters, Local 97 Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

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

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

    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Associate's Degree in a relevant science or a related field (e.g. Public Health, Healthcare Administration, etc.).
  • Applicants may substitute additional related experience such as laboratory, clinical or medical experience for the education requirements on a year-for-year basis.
  • Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Detail orientated, have excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, hold self-accountable to high standards of professional excellence, be able to maximize resources and be resourceful, seeks and accepts personal and professional responsibility on a continued basis.
  • Effective oral and communication skills.
  • Computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Oncore®.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • 2 years of Oncology experience.
  • Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Special Conditions

  • Must adjust hours to meet demands.
  • Posting Number 21ST3190

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

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • 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.
  • How many years of experience do you have in the oncology field?
  • 0 to 1
  • 2 to 4
  • 5 to 8
  • 8+
  • Are you computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of financial database systems and reporting tools such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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