Recruitment/Posting Title Research Study Assistant (Newark/Peds)
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non-
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
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
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Works with complex computerized records systems and maintains security and
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
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
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
Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:
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.
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
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
2 years of Oncology experience.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
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)
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
What is the highest level of education you have completed?
High School Diploma/GED
How many years of experience do you have in the oncology field?
0 to 1
2 to 4
5 to 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?
Cover Letter/Letter of Application