Cancer Program Data Coordinator

Washington Hospital Center Washington, DC

About the Job

GENERAL SUMMARY

Coordinates the activities of the Oncology Clinical Information Center and other departmental initiatives, including compliance with accreditation standards and committee meetings.  Manages the delivery of high quality data from case analyzation, data abstraction, and database management from multiple clinical databases.  Ensures consistency, accuracy, and adherence to state regulations, good clinical practice, and good clinical data management.   Supervises Oncology Data Analysts and provides departmental in-service education and/or training .  Responsible for assigned statistical reports to staff, physicians, and administration. 

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in health-related field is preferred.  

EXPERIENCE: 3 to 5 years relevant experience in a hospital, state, or free standing cancer registry or equivalent oncology related data collection activity. Strong computer literacy including command of Microsoft office suite (PowerPoint, Access, Excel, Word, etc).  Proficiency with cancer registry data base applications. Strong customer service skills including effective verbal, written and graphical communications. Ability to multi-task and meet established deadlines.

Required Certification, Registration, and/or Licensure: Certification as Tumor Registrar (CTR) is required.

About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.