Clinical Trials Specialist

Updated: 20 days ago
Location: New Brunswick, NEW JERSEY
Deadline: ;

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Clinical Trials Specialist
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department CINJ-OHRS CT Finance

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 Caring, Perseverance.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Clinical Trials Specialist for the Office of Human Research Services within Rutgers, Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

The Clinical Trials Specialist (CTS) serves as the chief contact for all new research patient referrals to Genitourinary Disease Specific Group. The Clinical Trials Specialist will work with members of the GU clinical research team to navigate research patients through the health care system, ensuring appointments are given in a timely manner through guidelines agreed upon with the Medical Director of OHRS. This position will serve as an essential link between potential study participant referrals and physician providers. Other responsibilities include assisting with access issues, developing relationships with referring health care providers/CINJ departments and ensuring the complete and efficient management of all referrals, including acquisition of necessary patient-care materials and medical records. Facilitates patient appointments, including those made with labs, diagnostic areas, and
CINJ Investigators. In addition, the position will track all new research patient referrals; provide monthly statistics and referring

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Coordinates the preparation of study tools including but not limited to study binders, medication diaries, eligibility checklists
    and flow sheets (as required).
  • Coordinates the clinical assessments and patient care of study participants, including but not limited to, screening and
    evaluation of study participants with ancillary departments (such as pathology, radiology, clinical laboratory, surgery, infusion services) within the Cancer Institute as per protocol requirements.
  • In collaboration with Biorepository Services (BRS), ensures study specific biospecimens including pathology materials, serum, blood, urine and tissues samples are collected and submitted according to protocol specific guidelines.
  • Elicits patient clinical information to allow for appropriate scheduling of referrals. Refers to guidelines on how to schedule
    emergent/urgent requests or specific diagnoses.
  • Collaborates with the clinical research team to ensure timely prescreening of potential subjects.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 28S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 72052.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 86714.000
Annual Maximum Salary 103141.000
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 social science or related field.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Detail oriented, have excellent organizational skills, be proficient in computer applications (Word, Excel, Oncore™), possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be able to maximize resources and be resourceful.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Nursing degree.
  • Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of oncology experience.
  • Previous experience as a clinical research coordinator/research nurse and working knowledge of insurances.
  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish).
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment


  • Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25 lbs.


  • Office environment. Moderate noise.
Special Conditions

Posting Number 21ST1586
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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