Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Cancer Registry Information Specialist III, for the Department of Cancer Registry – Operations at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The primary purpose of the Cancer Registry Information Specialist III, under direction of the supervisor, is to conduct cancer data collection, quality control, and medical data correction activities for the NJ State Cancer Registry (NJSCR) in accord with overall Cancer Registry program goals.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Reviews and resolves complex medical information problems submitted from health care facilities that have failed sophisticated medical edit checks.
Consolidates pertinent medical data from various sources to provide a clear, concise, and accurate description of patients' cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Gives talks to interested groups and/or instructions to improve reporting techniques, accuracy of reports, and increase knowledge of specific program problems and goals.
Prepares clear, sound, accurate, and informative statistical and other reports and memoranda containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
Assists in maintaining essential records and files.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree plus one (1) year of experience in a health or social service related program which shall have included responsibilities for interviewing, investigating, and/or conducting public health care surveys or patient care services.
Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Must have a valid driver's license and possesses own vehicle or alternative means of transportation from one site to another.
This multi-site position requires working in Trenton and New Brunswick, NJ and traveling to various locations throughout the state.
Posting Number: 20ST0111
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 109222
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.