Tumor Registrar/Cancer Surveillance Analyst

MD - Rockville
Mar 13, 2018
Mar 27, 2018
Research, Security
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary:

Westat is seeking a qualified Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) for work based in the Washington, DC area.

Job Responsibilities:

· Participate in and contribute to quality control activities. · Abstraction and medical coding of cancer cases. · Visual review and editing as well as records consolidation. · Case finding and reabstracting field audits. · Preparation and maintenance of procedures manuals to meet pertinent state cancer reporting requirements. · Educational training activities in support of multiple cancer-related research projects.

Basic Qualifications:

· A bachelor's degree in public health or health science related field with CTR certification is required. · At least 1 year of experience is required.
A master's degree in a relevant area is preferred.
Experience in a central cancer registry is highly desirable. Experience with both hospital and central registry operations, experience with data analysis are a plus. Candidates should have excellent communication and organizational skills, be detail oriented and able to work in team environment.

Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, Paid Vacation, Sick and Holiday Leave, Professional Development as well as other benefits.

Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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