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Cancer Data Specialist

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
  • Job Code
    119030308


Dartmouth College



Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Position Information

Position Title
Cancer Data Specialist

Department
Epidemiology

Position Number
1127139

Position Purpose

To support and perform central cancer registry activities that ensure the accuracy and completeness of New Hampshire State Cancer Registry reporting.



SEIU Level
Not an SEIU Position

FLSA
Non-Exempt

Employment Category
Regular Full Time

Department Contact for Cover Letter
Department of Epidemiology

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.



Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Registry Standards (15%)

  • Assists the staff of the New Hampshire State Cancer Registry with assigned tasks for the implementation of a large-scale disease surveillance.
  • Reviews New Hampshire cancer reports to determine their completeness and accuracy in accordance with national and state reporting standards.
  • Collaborates with reporting facilities to address issues of reporting, access to records, and confidentiality.
  • Carries out established central registry policies, procedures, and quality assurance efforts.

Field Work (15%)

  • Abstracts and completes the initial case (rapid) reports from non-hospital reporting sources.
  • Reviews pathology reports and medical diseases indices to monitor casefinding and identify missed cancer cases.
  • Works with more senior registry staff and local hospital registrars to address patterns of inaccurate or incomplete reporting.
  • Visits reporting facilities as needed, to collect or review data, or meet with reporters.

Communication/Visits (15%)

  • Collaborates with local hospitals to ensure that patterns of accurate and complete reporting are maintained; addresses problems of non-reporting and/or untimely reporting of data and poor quality data submission; implements individual improvement plans.
  • Meets with hospital personnel to ensure that patterns of accurate and complete reporting are maintained.
  • Effectively communicates and personally supports the department values to foster inclusiveness and diversity.

Program Activities (35%)

  • Enters and maintains patient data to conform to registry operational standards.
  • Identifies, registers, and maintains records of all New Hampshire cancer patients though the central tumor registry data system.

Professional Development (20%)

  • Maintains network of professional contacts and membership in professional organizations to facilitate quality control activities.
  • Participates in local, regional, or national cancer organizations and meetings.
  • Obtains Certified Tumor Registrar qualification if not yet obtained, and maintains CTR status.
-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned.

PI119030308

<br/><br/><b>Dartmouth College</b><br/><br/><br/><br/>Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.<br/><br/><b>Position Information</b><br/><br/><b>Position Title</b><br/>Cancer Data Specialist<br/><br/><b>Department</b><br/>Epidemiology<br/><br/><b>Position Number</b><br/>1127139<br/><br/><b>Position Purpose</b><br/><p>To support and perform central cancer registry activities that ensure the accuracy and completeness of New Hampshire State Cancer Registry reporting.</p><br/><br/><b>SEIU Level</b><br/>Not an SEIU Position<br/><br/><b>FLSA</b><br/>Non-Exempt<br/><br/><b>Employment Category</b><br/>Regular Full Time<br/><br/><b>Department Contact for Cover Letter</b><br/>Department of Epidemiology<br/><br/><b>Special Instructions to Applicants</b><br/><p>This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.</p> <p>Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.</p><br/><br/><b>Key Accountabilities</b><br/><p></p> <tr> <th>Key Accountabilities</th> <td><p>Registry Standards (15%)</p> <ul> <li>Assists the staff of the New Hampshire State Cancer Registry with assigned tasks for the implementation of a large-scale disease surveillance.</li> <li>Reviews New Hampshire cancer reports to determine their completeness and accuracy in accordance with national and state reporting standards.</li> <li>Collaborates with reporting facilities to address issues of reporting, access to records, and confidentiality.</li> <li>Carries out established central registry policies, procedures, and quality assurance efforts.</li> </ul> <p>Field Work (15%)</p> <ul> <li>Abstracts and completes the initial case (rapid) reports from non-hospital reporting sources.</li> <li>Reviews pathology reports and medical diseases indices to monitor casefinding and identify missed cancer cases.</li> <li>Works with more senior registry staff and local hospital registrars to address patterns of inaccurate or incomplete reporting.</li> <li>Visits reporting facilities as needed, to collect or review data, or meet with reporters.</li> </ul> <p>Communication/Visits (15%)</p> <ul> <li>Collaborates with local hospitals to ensure that patterns of accurate and complete reporting are maintained; addresses problems of non-reporting and/or untimely reporting of data and poor quality data submission; implements individual improvement plans.</li> <li>Meets with hospital personnel to ensure that patterns of accurate and complete reporting are maintained.</li> <li>Effectively communicates and personally supports the department values to foster inclusiveness and diversity.</li> </ul> <p>Program Activities (35%)</p> <ul> <li>Enters and maintains patient data to conform to registry operational standards.</li> <li>Identifies, registers, and maintains records of all New Hampshire cancer patients though the central tumor registry data system.</li> </ul> <p>Professional Development (20%)</p> <ul> <li>Maintains network of professional contacts and membership in professional organizations to facilitate quality control activities.</li> <li>Participates in local, regional, or national cancer organizations and meetings.</li> <li>Obtains Certified Tumor Registrar qualification if not yet obtained, and maintains CTR status.</li> </ul></td> </tr> <tr> <th>--</th> <td>Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.</td> </tr> <tr> <th>--</th> <td>Performs other duties as assigned.</td> </tr> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/6ednjQhgrR1jC8lwCr1E5"> <p>PI119030308</p>
Posted: 2020-03-14 Expires: 2020-04-14

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