Quality Assurance Coord Sr

Job description

The Kentucky Community Cancer Program is seeking a Quality Assurance Coordinator Senior.

This position is a critical component of the infrastructure of KCR; the person in this position reviews and links data from hospitals across the state as well as data from multiple external organizations, such as NDI, CMS, and SSA.

This person must consolidate cancer data from multiple sources into complete, accurate and coherent records fit for use for cancer surveillance and cancer control research.

Through the roles of trainer and quality assurance specialist, this person is essential for KCR to achieve and maintain high quality data collection and reporting standards.

Job Title
Quality Assurance Coord Sr

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Quality Assurance Specialist

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Work Location
Lexington KY, w/potential to work remotely

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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting in front of computer screen for long periods of time and repetitive motion.


Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 40 hrs./wk


Familiarity with computers, basic computer programs such as Word, Excel and basic knowledge of databases.
Relevant experience includes work performed in a hospital or central cancer registry, experience collecting, coding, or interpreting electronic health records, management of medical records in a health care setting, or conducting quality assurance or data analysis using cancer patient data.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree plus 3-4 years experience in cancer registration 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. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have certification as a cancer registrar (CTR) or are you eligible?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Choose the answer that best describes your full time, paid work experience with coding, collecting, or using oncology data.
    • None
    • More than 0 years, but less than 1 year
    • More than 1 year, but less than 2 years
    • More than 2 years, but less than 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  4. * Have you ever worked for a central cancer registry?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience working in a hospital cancer registry.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  6. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience as a teacher, trainer, or presenter.
    • 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. * 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)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • 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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Posted: 5/12/2018
Application Due: 6/12/2018
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