Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Oncology Data Specialist, Part Time

    Job Title
    Oncology Data Specialist, Part Time
    Job ID
    Washington,  DC
    Other Location
    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington, D.C. area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.
    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire an Oncology Data Specialist for the Cancer Services Department who will embrace our rich and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals doing just that: making a difference. 

    Certified Tumor Registrar, Part Time, Monday – Friday, 10 am- 230pm, no weekends Pay Range: $23.41-$37.46

    Purpose of Job

    This job aims to have a HUH-employed CTR to perform all cancer registry data abstracts, follow-ups, and cancer quality data reporting, cover tumor board conferences, and perform case findings from various EMR sources to support our cancer program’s initiatives.

    Job Responsibilities
    • Perform Cancer case abstracting of all sites, coding of information on demographics, diagnostic history, diagnosis (site and Histology), diagnostic procedures, stage of disease, and treatment.
    • Cancer case findings from Disease index, medical oncology list, Pathology list, and other sources
    • Lost to follow-up of cancer cases.
    • Treatment follow-up to complete (all incomplete abstracts)
    • Cover for tumor board conferences/ documentation required under the direction of the cancer registry manager.
    • Participate in team meetings, peer review meetings, and others as required.
    • Run Reports within Metriq for Data requests as needed.
    • Cancer data quality measures reporting to the cancer registry manager.
    • Assumes other duties and responsibilities that are related and appropriate to the position and area.  The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and are not to be considered all-inclusive.

    Required Qualifications: Competencies
    • Required cancer data abstract and coding of all cancer sites following FORDS, ICD-O-#, data teams required by CoC, SEER, AJCC TNMM, and collaborative staging standardized data set guideline including DCCR Guidelines.
    • Required ability to work with all Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
    • Required experience working with Metriq cancer Database, knowledge of NCDB data reporting, CoC standards, NAPBC standards,
    •  It requires a good understanding of tumor registry theory, medical terminology, medical coding, ICD-03, anatomy, and physiology, as well as the ability to work under pressure and manage time well to meet assignment deadlines.
    • Required ability to professionally communicate with the team and other cancer program members, including providers. Required to have great email etiquette knowledge
    • Prefer experience working with Allscripts, Soarian Clinical, Mosaiq, Power Path,
    • Prefer experience working with state reporting and CoC-accredited cancer programs.
    • Prefer Filezilla application experience, Webplus, genEdits

    Required Qualifications: Education and Experience

    Education Minimum formal education required, including degree level (e.g., Bachelor’s) and type/field (e.g., business, health care, etc.) Minimum of associate of science degree in healthcare informatics but prefer a bachelor of science degree in healthcare informatics or healthcare management.
    Experience Minimum years of experience required, and what type of experience qualifies Minimum of 3 years or more working with a state-reporting cancer program, a CoC-accredited cancer program, or a state cancer registry
    Supervisory/Management Experience Minimum years of supervisory/management experience required Need to have the ability to work independently with minimum supervision
    Certification and/or Licensure Any required certifications or licensures required Required Oncology Data Specialist from NCRA

    At Howard University Hospital, our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

    • Work-life balance
    • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, and sick leave and 403B retirement plan)

    COVID-19 Vaccination 

    Howard University Hospital requires all external applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment.  External Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and may elect to be vaccinated at a designated Howard University Hospital location if offered.

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    Required Skills

    Minimum of associate of science degree in healthcare informatics but prefer a bachelor of science degree in healthcare informatics or healthcare management
    Minimum of 3 years or more working with a state reporting cancer program, a CoC accredited cancer program or state cancer registry
    Need to have the ability to work independently with minimum supervision
    Required Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) from NCRA

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