Central Registry Field Representative
Health Research, Inc. - Menands, NY

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Monitor reporting facilities for timeliness, completeness and accuracy of cancer case reporting, including interpretation of information from various reports and spreadsheets. Maintain updated information in a central database. Provide technical advice and assistance as necessary. Conduct facility-based tutorials as needed to elicit cooperation and compliance with reporting requirements. Participate in case finding audits as required. Plan, prepare, present and/or participate in education and training sessions for in-house staff or facility- based staff regarding special topics, issues of current interest, or new procedures to be implemented. Plan, prepare, present and/or participate in informational or training sessions at professional meetings and conferences. Assist with special quality control projects or research studies as needed. Compile written reports and correspondence as necessary. Assist Registry staff with additional duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in a related field; OR Bachelor's degree in a related field and one year of relevant experience; OR Bachelor's degree and Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) certification; OR Associate's degree in a related field and three years of relevant experience; OR Associate's degree and two years of relevant experience and CTR certification; OR High School diploma and four years of relevant experience and CTR certification. Related field is defined as biology, community/health education, health promotion/communication, healthcare administration, health information management/technology, histotechnology, nursing, physician's assistant, public health Relevant experience includes medical/disease abstraction/coding, data analysis of health information, quality assurance of health information, healthcare or public health administration, public health education, professional patient care (e.g., nursing) Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a state/central tumor registry, hospital tumor registry, other hospital setting, or medical office. Strong personal computer skills including knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database software (preferably Excel and Access). Knowledge of the cancer disease process, medical terminology, medical and community and health care delivery system. Experience providing professional-level training, especially in the area of health. Experience with quality assurance, including auditing a hospital registry for completeness and accuracy. Excellent organizational and communication skills (both written and oral). Comfortable working both independently and within a team. Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work under time constraints. Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR).

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Health Research, Inc. (HRI) is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) and the Roswell...