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ADH CANCER INFORMATION MANGMT SPECIALIST

Date:  Sep 15, 2021
Req ID:  10824
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Category:  AR DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Anticipated Starting Salary:  40,339.94

Arkansas Department of Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR  72205

 

Position Number: 22107031

County: Pulaski        City: Little Rock

Posting End Date: 09/27/21 
Center for Public Health Practice – Health Statistics

 

Additional Preferences:  

 

Some travel to facilities and meetings within the state and to conferences/meetings.

 

Out of State travel may be required.

 

Prefer Certified Tumor Registrar with three (3) years experience.

 

Hiring Official:  M. Riddle

Recruitment Contact: Karmesha.Smith@arkansas.gov - 501-534-6140



The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: E065C

Grade: GS07

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $40,340.00 - $58,493.00

Summary

The Cancer Information Management Specialist is responsible for collecting and abstracting cancer data as well as ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the medical record and the abstracted data. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Functions

Reviews patient medical records, disease indices, pathology reports, and other sources to identify reportable cancer diagnoses. Collects cancer data from a variety of medical providers; enters relevant and accurate information into the cancer database management system. Abstracts and codes data, consolidates cases, and stages reportable cancer occurrences according to national cancer registry standards; compiles researched data for the national cancer registry. Assists with quality assurance tasks related to researched data; develops methods of improving case ascertainment, timeliness, and accurate data collection. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

Knowledge of principles and practices of public health program administration. Knowledge of college level anatomy and physiology, as well as medical terminology. Knowledge of cancer registry standards (ex NAACR, SEER, etc). Knowledge of Health Information

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of principles and practices of public health program administration. Knowledge of college level anatomy and physiology, as well as medical terminology. Knowledge of cancer registry standards (ex NAACR, SEER, etc). Knowledge of Health Information Management (Medical Records) processes including ICD-9 and ICD-O-3 coding. Knowledge of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Knowledge of word processing and database applications. Ability to analyze and organize data. Ability to prepare oral and written information and reports. Ability to monitor effectiveness of research programs and services. Ability to communicate with a diverse group of people.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in public health, public health administration, or a related field; plus one year of experience in a public health program OR a master's degree in public health, public health administration, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock