Cancer Data Analyst, full time

  • Mission Health System
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Apr 23, 2018
Administrative / Clerical

Job Description


Job Summary: Works closely with Cancer Program leadership in providing support for and ensuring department compliance and documentation of Cancer Program standards established by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and North Carolina Central Cancer Registry reporting guidelines. Monitors all types of malignant and non-malignant tumors diagnosed or treated at Mission Hospitals, Inc. as a critical element in cancer patient care. Manages and analyzes clinical cancer information for the purpose of education, research and outcomes measurement.

Potential to work remotely.

Required Education: Completion of an approved Cancer Registry Training Program offered through the American College of Surgeons, the Association of North Carolina Cancer Registrars, NCRA or other affiliated program. Successful completion of college level courses in anatomy

Preferred Education: BS or AA. Degree in Cancer data Analysis , HIM, or RN. Formal training in Cancer data analysis, database records management, cancer program management, cancer registry operations. Knowledge of laboratory and pathology terminology, surgical instrumentation

Required License: Must be certified by the National Cancer Registrars Association as a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR).

Preferred License: Clinical licensure or a credentialed healthcare professional (RN, RHIA, RHIT) or equivalent.

Required Experience: Minimum one year of hospital experience in cancer registry, performance improvement, coding, clinical informatics, decision support, or information management. Strong skills in quality management and statistical analysis. Working knowledge of relational databases with the ability to manage, retrieve, and analyze data. Must have experience utilizing word processing, spreadsheets, and graphical display programs. Strong communication skills in both verbal and written form to facilitate interactions with physicians, administrators, staff, and technical information systems professionals. Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail a must. Requires the ability to manage multiple priorities and considerable multi-tasking on a daily basis. Must be able to use judgement and work independently with the ability to meet deadlines and constantly prioritize work load changes. Requires the ability to perceive and solve problems analytically.

Preferred Experience: Experience of two years or more in an ACoS approved Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program.