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NOTE -- Due to the integration of Rutgers University with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), at this time, individuals interested in applying for open positions at Rutgers University and at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences will have to create two separate job seeker profiles. We apologize for any inconvenience as we transition towards an integrated applicant tracking system for the university.

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: Associate Director of Nursing and Patient Education
Job Number: 13PS928088
Location: New Brunswick/Piscataway (Central New Jersey)
Facility: Cancer Institute of NJ (all locations)
Status: Regular Full-time
Salary Range: VS34 $ 84,898.00 - $ 103,438.00 - $ 126,030.00

A professional nurse who has completed a Master's Degree in nursing with a concentration in education or curriculum development. New Jersey State Registered Nurse License (or eligible). Advanced Oncology Nurse Certification (provided by Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation). Exceptional oncology-specific knowledge base. Minimum five (5) years leadership experience required. Must possess a clear vision for innovative educational department and the ability to engage others in that vision. Demonstrated ability to build relationship and trust, a reputation for high integrity, and strong and effective interpersonal relationship skills. Excellent communication, coordination and integration skills with experience in complex, multi-institutional collaborative models or matrix system. Outstanding human relations and leadership skills, and the ability to function in a team environment are required. Demonstrated knowledge of how to accomplish superior performance in a unionized environment is necessary. 

The Associate Director for Nursing and Patient Education is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and evaluating the delivery of nursing and patient education and training at Cancer Institute of New Jersey and throughout the Cancer Institute of New Jersey network. The scope of this work includes overseeing all nursing education, patient education, and professional development activities at Cancer Institute and coordinating the development and delivery of nursing education programs conducted at Cancer Institute Network organizations. The Associate Director of Nursing and Patient Education directs the Oncology Education Specialist(s) and the Program Support Specialist (Resource and LEarning Center Librarian) (with defined areas of accountability work) to ensure that all educational goals for the Ambulatory Care Service and the Cancer Institute Network are met.

New Jersey First Act/Residency Law:

Employment at Rutgers is subject to the provisions of New Jersey First Act/ Residency Law which mandates new employees, who are not New Jersey residents, to establish primary residence in New Jersey within one year of their appointment, unless their position is on the exempt list or they successfully petition for exemption based on critical need or hardship. Additional information on this act is available at

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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