Data Manager

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Requisition ID: 10510

Job Title: Data Manager

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

The Cancer Registry Data Manager will be responsible for assisting with numerous projects to assist the Cancer Registry Director and the Cancer Registrars. Such tasks include performing long-term follow-up, review of casefinding lists to ensure proper cancer case reporting working with the Regional Registry to ensure proper cancer case reporting of City of Hope Foundation Clinics, chart review for Oncology specific metrics and other tasks as necessary.

Essential Functions:

75% The Cancer Registry Data Manager plays a key role in ensuring that all reportable cancer cases seen only at the City of Hope Clinics are reported to the appropriate Regional Registry per State law. This will include chart review and proper documentation to be provided to the Regional Registry.

10% Works with other pertinent Cancer Registry staff on long-term follow up of eligible patients in the Cancer Registry database to ensure successful Commission on Cancer (CoC) accreditation.

10% Works with Cancer Registry Director on Oncology specific quality metrics by monitoring data submitted to the RQRS system and assisting to alert physicians about pending issues related to those metrics.

5% Works with pertinent Cancer Registry staff to ensure accuracy of reported data and assist in casefinding functions as necessary.

Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, including adherence to the workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Associates Degree or, in lieu of degree, experience may substitute for minimum education requirements.
  • One year experience working in a health care setting, preferable in research.
  • Medical Terminology. Written skills
  • Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Preferred Courses/Training: Cancer Information Management or related health field
  • Pref. Certification/Licensure: Certified Tumor Registrar
  • Preferred Experience: 2 years' experience as a, data manager working in a health care setting, preferably in Cancer Registry

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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