Clinical Research Coordinator
Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
United States

Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator III

Job Category Academic - Medical (Clinical) - Cancer

Department CINJ-OHRS CT Finance


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 Office of Human Research Services (OHRS) at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

The primary purpose of the Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator III position is to assist Cancer Institute of New Jersey?s multidisciplinary Oncology Clinical Research Team with conducting clinical trials. 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. Serves as a study liaison with study sponsors and provides assistance with overall study coordination that is compliant with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Good Clinical Practice (CGP) guidelines, Office for Human Research Protection (OHRP), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), institutional guidelines and standard operating procedures (SOPs) set forth by Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RBHS. Understands and meets/exceeds the needs of all customers (patients, families, study sponsors, monitors, auditors, multidisciplinary team, etc.). Demonstrates competency in recognizing the unique needs of patients of all ages, neonate (birth ? 28 days), infant (29 days ? less than 1 year), pediatrics (ages 1-12 years), adolescent (13 ? 17 years), adults (ages 18-64 years), and geriatrics (age 65+ years).

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

Works with the Protocol Activation Office to coordinate the initiation and activation of all new clinical trial protocols assigned. 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 (as required).

In collaboration with the Research Nurse Clinician (RNC) and/or physician, reviews patient’s 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 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, NCI Cooperative group, etc.) and inputs into the OnCore® clinical trials database maintained by the Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

Position Status Full Time

Annual Minimum Salary 46155.000

Annual Mid Range Salary 54982.000

Annual Maximum Salary 64798.000

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, strong research specific knowledge base, solid knowledge of computer software programs such as Excel, Word, and/or Access.
  • 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

The ideal candidate will be 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.

Able to function independently and adjust hours to meet job demands.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Degree.
  • Understanding of the software program Oncology Collaborative Research Environment (Oncore).
  • Equipment Utilized
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 20ST0429

Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)

Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick

Location Details

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

Pre-employment Screenings

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:

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

*Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant science or a related field (e.g. public health, healthcare administration)?
*Do you have a minimum of one to three (1-3) years of research related experience?
*Do you have a solid knowledge of computer software programs such as Excel®, Word®, and/or Access®?

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Optional Documents
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

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