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Kaiser Permanente Cancer Registry Data Analyst in Wailuku, Hawaii

Abstracts, analyzes, and codes clinical data according to appropriate classification systems. Obtains long-term follow-up data. Analyzes health records according to established standards. Processes, maintains, compiles, and reports on health information for research, quality assurance, program planning and marketing.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and analyzes patient medical records. Obtains end-results information on status of disease, recurrence, further treatment and length of survival. Maintains percent of follow-up within standards necessary for accreditation. Determines appropriateness of follow-up according to guidelines established by Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program and Cancer Committee.

  • Promotes continuing care of cancer patients through follow-up system. Coordinates information. Communicates with physicians and patients regarding continued care. Communicates with other registries, medical facilities and health professionals for exchange of pertinent information.

  • Assists in identification of cases of malignant disease diagnosed and treated within Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program.

  • Assists in organization and management of computerized data system. Ensures conformance to standards of cancer registry operations. Ensures system meets needs of registry data users.

  • Assists in development and maintenance of quality control case findings, abstraction, coding, follow-up and data processing procedures. Assists in writing and maintenance of cancer registry standard procedure manual.

  • Follows established procedure for retrieval of cancer registry data from computerized system.

  • Assists in assembly and dissemination of data compiled in computer registry. Assists in identification and collection of information for annual and ad-hoc reports. Assists in design of tables, charts and graphs depicting cancer statistics.

  • Assists in data collection for protocol studies.

  • Participates in educational activities of local, state, and national tumor registrar associations. Attends lectures, symposia and training programs as directed or available.

  • Assumes responsibilities of cancer registry coordinator during absence or as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum one (1) year tumor registry experience OR enrolled in a NCRA-Accredited Formal Education Certificate or Degree Program with expectation of getting Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR).

Education

  • Associate's Degree in Health Information Management, Nursing or related field OR two (2) years of directly related experience.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) eligible. Must pass CTR examination within 3 years from the date hired.

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing, spreadsheet and database PC applications.

  • Computerized cancer registry systems experience.

  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, diagnostic examination, symptoms/characteristics/behavior of various malignancies and current methods of treatment.

  • Demonstrated ability to abstract pertinent information without distortion.

  • Knowledge of ICD-0 and morphology coding system including Multiple Primary and Histology Coding Rules.

  • Knowledge of Collaborative Stage Data Collection System.

  • Knowledge of FORDS (Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards.)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in customer service, statistical data analysis/interpretation, oral communication, systems thinking, teamwork and written communication.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the METRIQ cancer registry system.

  • Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) by the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA).

  • Associate's Degree from a National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) Accredited Program.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Cancer Registry Data Analyst

LOCATION: Wailuku, Hawaii

REQNUMBER: 880731

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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