QA Manager/Abstract and Training

Lexington, KY
May 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The VTR Project Manager will conduct all data collection procedures outlined in study protocols for Cancer Registry Biospecimen Research. This position will participate in meetings, training activities, and conference calls as requested with Principal Investigators, Project Directors, and Study Personnel to develop biospecimen research studies using KCR data. The VTR Project Manager will identify study subjects with tissue in KY path labs, define best practices to obtain biospecimens for research, prepare periodic reports, conduct medical chart reviews, and perform custom annotation of data items specified by study protocols. Job duties include: Conduct pathology surveys, retrieve biospecimens as needed, communicate with healthcare facilities to plan, organize, and schedule site visits for the purpose of abstracting/coding cancer information for study data variables. Travel throughout KY to healthcare facilities to review various medical record systems for cancer data collection.

Job Title
QA Manager/Abstract and Training

Requisition Number

Working Title
Virtual Tissue Repository (VTR) Project Manager

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time, repetitive motion, travel.




Advanced computer skills including MS Windows, Excel, and Electronic Medical Records Systems.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree and Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) or have eligibility to obtain this certification by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience as a cancer registrar.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  4. * Describe your paid, full-time employment experience managing data collection of cancer registry information.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe your paid, full-time employment experience working with pathology labs to obtain cancer registry information.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Describe your paid, full-time employment experience with data management & quality assurance of cancer registry data.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter


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