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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: Advanced Practice Nurse (Oncology Nurse Education Specialist)
Job Number: 13PS916392
Location: New Brunswick/Piscataway (Central New Jersey)
Facility: Cancer Institute of NJ (all locations)
Status: Regular Full-time
Salary Range: US07, $89,211-$132,433

Licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the State of New Jersey. Certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. At least two (2) years oncology focused nursing experience in a hospital or ambulatory setting, preferably as an advanced practice nurse. Demonstrated leadership skills preferred. Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills. 

Advanced nursing practice is the utilization of professional nursing knowledge. The Advanced Practice Nurse will serve as an advanced practice professional in an expanded role. This position will report to the Associate Director of Nursing and Patient Education and will be responsible for facilitating staff education through the development and implementation of programs at the Cancer Institute of New JErsey. Additionally, this role will serve to support the day-today clinical operations of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey through assisting with the identification, development and management of projects to support improvements in the delivery of patient care. The role of the Advanced Practice Nurse serves to enhance the quality of care delivered to oncology patients. There are several components to the role, including that of expert practitioner, educator, consultant and researcher. Demonstrates competency in recognizing the unique needs of patients and applying relevant treatment approaches for pediatric (0-17 years), adult (18-64), and geriatric (65+) patients. 

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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