The Department of Preventive Medicine is in search of Data Collection Specialist ll for the Los Angeles Cancer Surveillance Program at the University of Southern California.Â This is the cancer registry for Los Angeles County, one of the largest and most scientifically active cancer registries in the United States.
Employment involves performing specialized skills required of a Data Collection Specialist ll including Â Â (1) performing record linkages, consolidation, and visual editing of cancer case abstracts, (2) participating in CSP, state, and national coding audits, (3) coding and staging of cancer registry case reports using ICD-O and SEER staging guidelines, (4) accurately and completely entering data in registry data systems, (5) demonstrating technical and professional skills, (6) assisting with special data collection and quality control projects, and (7) assuring protection of confidential data.
The ideal candidate will have strong organizational capabilities with the ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks, will be adept at problem-solving, and will have strong leadership and effective communication capabilities.Â CTR is required; a bachelorâs degree is preferred.
Minimum Education: Specialized/technical trainingMinimum Experience: 3 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise: Field abstractor
Internal Number: REQ20087742
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