Abstractor Coordinator Senior Regional

Job description

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

Working Title
eRad Coordinator

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

3 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

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


Primarily days, Monday - Friday, specific schedule TBD


Microsoft Office Suite.
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 experience in managing and maintaining electronic radiology records.

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. * 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.

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  2. * 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
  3. * How many years of paid employment experience do you have as a CTR (Certified Tumor Registrar)?
    • 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
  4. * Please choose the answer that best describes your paid employment experience reviewing cancer related medical records.
    • 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
  5. * 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: 5/16/2018
Application Due: 5/30/2018
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