Abstractor Coordinator Senior Regional

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Kentucky Cancer Registry has developed, through grants from NCI/SEER and CDC, a statewide electronic pathology reporting system which collects all cancer related pathology reports in real or near real time from greater than 95% of hospital based and free-standing pathology labs in Kentucky.

This position will be responsible for overseeing the incoming data streams from all reporting facilities, identifying and troubleshooting any errors in data or lapses in reporting and working with hospital staff and outside software companies to resolve them.

Will also be responsible for conducting semi-annual audits of all incoming electronic pathology reports to identified unreported cancer cases which are required to be reported by hospital and non-hospital providers to KCR. And will work closely with KCR software developers in the development of tools and applications which will be used both internally and externally as well as working on various research support initiatives and projects as they arise.

The ideal candidate will have experience with cancer data collection in accordance with the standards set by SEER and the American College of Surgeons (CoC) with an emphasis on case finding using SEER Multiple Primary and Histology (MP/H) rules. A working knowledge of HL7 would also be helpful.
Must be CTR eligible and certified within two years of employment.




Job Title
Abstractor Coordinator Senior Regional

Requisition Number
RE10831

Working Title
Abstractor Coordinator

Department Name
7H023:KENTUCKY COMMUNITY CANCER PROG

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
44

Salary Range
$19.65-31.44/hour

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

BA



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Required Related Experience

3 yrs



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

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



Shift

Primarily days



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Advanced Computer Skills Including: MS Windows, Excel, Electronic Medical Records Systems
Experience in medical records, medical coding, cancer registry or work in a pathology lab



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor's Degree and Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR).



Deadline to Apply
07/04/2017

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. * Do you have certification as a cancer registrar (CTR) or are you eligible?
    • 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. * Please choose the answer that best describes your paid employment experience working with medical records or pathology reports.
    • 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
  5. * Please choose the answer that best describes your paid employment experience abstracting clinical data from electronic medical records.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  6. * Please choose the answer that best describes your paid employment experience with obtaining medical records from multiple health care facilities.
    • 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
  7. * Describe any work you've done in data QA.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • 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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