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For the purposes of benefits administration and payroll, the position listed through this page has been classified as Rutgers-legacy UMDNJ position and will be covered by the benefits associated with Rutgers-legacy UMDNJ positions.

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Job Title: Research Nurse Clinician (Per Diem)
Job Number: 13PS916604
Location: New Brunswick/Piscataway (Central New Jersey)
Facility: Cancer Institute of NJ (all locations)
Status: Per-diem
Salary Range: Per Diem Rate: $45.00/hr

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a license to practice in the State of New Jersey.  Bachelors degree in Nursing preferred. One year of oncology experience required.  Three (3) to five (5) years of oncology research experience preferred.  Maintains active Basic Live Support (BLS) certification. Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) certification as an Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) or Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse (AOCN) preferred. Association of Clinical Research Professional as a Clinical Research Analyst (CRA) or Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) certification as a Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) preferred. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, have excellent organizational skills, be proficient in computer applications (Oncore, Word, Excel, etc.), possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be able to maximize resources and be resourceful. Applicants may substitute additional related experience for the education requirements on a year-for-year basis.

The primary purpose of the Research Nurse Clinician (RNC) is to ensure successful, patient-oriented, safe and effective conduct of clinical trials at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The RNC assists investigators to prepare and implement new clinical trials, screens and enrolls study participants, and provides protocol-related clinical management to those participants while on study.  Serves as a resource to other Cancer Institute faculty and staff on available protocols, and general research topics such as FDA, IRB and GCP regulations.

Please note that effective July 1, 2013, as a result of the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Restructuring Act, several units from the former University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) are now part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS).  For the purposes of payroll and benefits administration, the above position is a legacy UMDNJ position at Rutgers, and is eligible for benefits associated with legacy UMDNJ positions.

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, and is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  For more information, please visit

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