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Research Analyst - Certified Oncology Data Specialist (CTR)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Rockville
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description 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.Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.Job SummaryWestat is seeking a Certified Oncology Data Specialist (CTR) for work based out of the Washington, DC area. Westat currently supports several central cancer registry operations and is looking for a candidate familiar with case-finding, quality reviews, consolidation, and data management.A hybrid work arrangement with 1-2 days on-site at a Westat office location is preferred, remote work arrangements will be considered.Job Responsibilities

  • Participation in and performance of quality control activities.
  • Assist with data acquisition activities.
  • Abstraction and oncology coding of cancer cases.
  • Visual review and editing as well as records consolidation.
  • Case-finding and re-abstracting facility audits.
  • Preparation and maintenance of procedure manuals to meet pertinent state and federal cancer reporting requirements.
  • Conduction of and/or participation in educational training activities in support of multiple cancer-related projects.
  • File preparation and submissions of data to standard setters and State agencies.
  • Perform other job-related duties as needed or directed.Basic Qualifications
    • A bachelor's degree in public health or health related field with ODS (CTR) certification is required.
    • At least 3 years of oncology coding/abstracting experience is required.Preferred Qualifications
      • A master's degree in public health or health science related field.
      • Experience in central cancer registry operations.
      • Experience with hospital operations.
      • Experience with data analysis.
      • Experience with RegistryPlus Suite, Rocky Mountain Cancer Data System and SEER*DMS.Minimum Qualifications--- Demonstrated communication skills--- Collaboration with teams, managers and/or clients--- Organization skills, including time management ability--- Detail orientedWestat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Subject to plan requirements, employees may participate in:
        • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
        • 401(k) Retirement Plan
        • Paid Parental Leave
        • Vacation Leave(15 days per year)
        • Sick Leave(10 days per year)
        • Holiday Leave (7 government holidays and 1 floating holiday per year)
        • Professional Development
        • Health Advocate
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Travel Accident Insurance
        • Medical Insurance
        • Dental Insurance
        • Vision Insurance
        • Short Term Disability Insurance
        • Long Term Disability Insurance
        • Life and AD&D Insurance
        • Critical Illness Insurance
        • Supplemental Life Insurance
        • Flexible Spending Account
        • Health Savings AccountThis opportunity will be posted for a minimum of 5 days and applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.#LI-WST1

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